Cryptocurrency & Blockchain
What is Blockchain?
Blockchain is the technology which Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are based on. Considered the most secure technology in the world, it consists on the use of blocks of data linked and secured by complicated cryptographic functions.
Members that are accepted to be a part of this branch of the club will have the unique opportunity to learn how to create their own cryptocurrency, how to apply blockchain into real life, and compete at hackathons
What is Fintech Innovation?
Fintech Innovation involves technology that enables the collaboration between individuals to avoid third parties such as banks, governments or corporations. P2P transfers (Venmo) and P2P lending (LendingClub) are examples of spaces within Fintech Innovation.
Members that are accepted to be a part of this branch of the club will have the unique opportunity to turn ideas into startups, meet alumni inside the Fintech Industry, tour around Boston Fintech offices, and have exclusive access to Boston Fintech events.
What is Algorithmic Trading?
Algorithmic trading (quant trading) uses algorithms to place a trades. The trade, in theory, can generate profits at a speed and frequency that is impossible for human traders.
Members that are accepted to be a part of this branch of the club will be trained to develop trading algorithms and make money.