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Fintech is the latest niche to become hot for bespoke training

It seems like everyone wants a piece of fintech. With global investment in fintech continuing to scale – doubling to $8.4 billion in Q2 2017 –  it’s more than clear that there is a big opportunity afoot, but getting started can be a complex web.

The University of Oxford has become the latest prestigious institution to launch its own fintech course that aims to take advantage of this opportunity.

The Oxford Fintech Programme has been designed by the Saïd Business School to help executives and entrepreneurs to build their financial technology products and services and keep up with the technology that is constantly threatening to upend the traditional players.

Read an interview with the author of ‘Blockchain For Dummies’ and download the first chapter as a PDF: Blockchain For Dummies: What you really need to know

Some of the key areas it will focus on are blockchain, artificial intelligence, and quantum computing and the course will use rather broad brushstrokes to cover a multitude of different areas.

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Jonathan Keane

Jonathan Keane is a freelance journalist, living in Ireland, covering business and technology

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