Sunday, February 11, 2018

News about the AIM Program adding Blockchain modules to the curriculum

Starting Monday, February 12, 2018 - the AIM Program will launch its new FinTech curriculum

As I mentioned in previous blog entries, Michael Adam and Dr. David Krause are offering a module in FINA 4330 on blockchain and financial institutions - which will be followed next week by a module on blockchain and cryptocurrencies. These are the first of several modules that will be offered to AIM students at Marquette University on the topic of FinTech.


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DocLaunchMichael Adam is the founder of BankMyBiz (https://www.bankmybiz.com/) and DocLaunch (https://www.doclaunch.com/). He and Dr. Krause have prepared three lectures on blockchain and its growing impact on financial institutions. The AIM juniors are encouraged to attend the 11:00 FINA 4330 classes this week and next, if possible. 

Additionally, the new Marquette student blockchain club has organized a tour of the MYOB bitcoin mining operation in downtown Milwaukee this Friday afternoon (2/16/18) at 4 p.m. Marquette students are welcome to attend. (To sign up or get additional information about the MU Blockchain Club), please reach out to the club officers at:  themarquetteblockchain@gmail.com.

Info about MYOB can be found at:  https://www.myobllc.com/about - they are doing some interesting work in the blockchain space and their operations are not limited to bitcoin mining - so finance students are encouraged to participate.

MYOB Tour Details - The tour of MYOB’s mining center will be this Friday, 2/16/18 at 4 PM. The address is 1101 N. Market St behind Bar Louie on Water St.  https://www.myobllc.com/about
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Chris Jante is one of MYOB's partners and will meet the Marquette students in the lobby of MYOB at 4 PM.  No food or drink allowed. Keep in mind this is a data center.


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