Research: The Fintech Frontier

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In every area of finance — payments, venture capital, currency, lending, wealth management, accounting, insurance — technological innovations are making processes faster, extending access to more people, and opening up new possibilities for business growth and value creation. They also have introduced new risks, not to mention a whole new vocabulary to the world, including cryptocurrency, blockchain, peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding, and robo-advising.

“We’re actually contributing to the knowledge base out there about what the implications and possibilities are,” says Reena Aggarwal, Robert E. McDonough Professor of Business Administration, professor of finance, and vice provost for faculty, “and we’re doing it in ways that are useful to policymakers and to the marketplace.”

To read the full story from the fall 2017 issue of Georgetown Business, visit

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