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Financial Seminars

Impact of FinTech and Blockchain on the Financial Markets and Institutions
12 July 2016

Panel Discussion


Organized by the HKUST-NYU Stern MS in Global Finance Program

In this seminar, three leading FinTech experts discussed their views on the impact of FinTech, in particular the potential disruptive role of Blockchain, on financial markets and institutions.

  • FinTech: much ado about nothing?
  • Will blockchain truly disrupt finance?
  • What are the key challenges for FinTech in Hong Kong?
  • How can financial institutions rise to the FinTech challenges?
  • Which areas of the financial industry are most threatened by FinTech disruption?


  • Paul Schulte, Founder and CEO of Schulte Research International, author of "The Next Revolution in our Credit-Drive Economy: The Advent of Financial Technology";
  • Alex Medana, CEO WIP Solutions; and
  • William Ross, Partner,