A few weeks ago a person I knew died in an accident.
She was young and vibrant, full of joy and had an infectious excitement for life. It was – is – tragic.
While we were not close, there was a time when she was a big part of my life and we interacted daily. She went out of her way to help me and to build in to my life: she made a difference.
I knew this event as Breaking Into Finance, but this year the Undergraduate Commerce Society (UCS) has re-branded the previous event in collaboration with the Department of Management to enhance the structure and itinerary of the first annual Finance Professionals Conference (FPC).
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I want to begin by saying that the person I am today is very different from the person I was back in first year. Everyone grows throughout their time at university in one way or another but my growth is radical in one specific area – NETWORKING!
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I’m supposed to talk to you about transition. You know, I actually chose this topic. I am living it as I type, but as I sit here I still feel woefully unqualified. And I’ve discovered a problem: there really is no secret. What I know, you probably already know.
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For those unfamiliar with the term, Fintech is the new age combination of two fields – Finance and Technology – to create sustainable products in the finance sector.
One popular example is of Bitcoin, whose market value five years ago was $0.30 per piece, rising to $700 last year, and is currently at approx. $11,000 apiece today.
What is it about such products that is causing a ruckus? Is it a bubble, a fad, or a step towards the future? Since we live in a major financial hub of the world, I would like to use this opportunity to discuss the nature of Toronto’s financial landscape as you will inevitably have a role to play in the future.
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