An initiative of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, MIT FinTech aims to build an entrepreneurial ecosystem in financial technology and innovation on campus. MIT FinTech believes the Institute is uniquely positioned to create successful entrepreneurs and innovators in financial services. The group’s objective is to foster the MIT community’s endeavors in this space through a range of activities spanning all stages of entrepreneurial development: community creation, ideation, courses, competitions, industry connections and early-stage incubation.
Programs & Opportunities
- Business Plan Competition: An annual competition where the leading FinTech companies and business ideas developed by MIT and Harvard students are showcased to the FinTech ecosystem.
- Fintech Conference: Brings together emerging and established entrepreneurs, current industry leaders, and policymakers to discuss innovation and disruption over the next decade.
- FinTech Hackathon: Gives students the opportunity to solve real world business problems in a 36-hour competition sponsored by leading financial institutions and premier FinTech startups.