What we're about

This meetup aims to cultivate a community that promotes FinTech innovation, education, business and career development. We welcome entrepreneurs, students, developers and/or anyone that is interested or curious! It is part of the pre-launch of the University of Chicago FinTech Society, a student run organization and local chapter of the FinTech Society - Byte Academy network. This network spans worldwide with locations such as New York, London, Singapore and India. In these areas Byte Academy, the first FinTech (financial technology) coding school has partnered with student organizations in order to leverage an extensive network for overall FinTech community development.

Member interests may include: FinTech, Data Science, blockchain, cryptocurrency, hackathons, algorithmic trading, startups, Technology in Investment Banking, career development, education, technology and more. Member events may include: startup talks, hackathons, guest speakers, workshops, demos, networking, study sessions and conferences. We welcome inquiries to be a guest speaker or partner on an event and are always looking for event collaborators. To gain a better sense of event types please see the original New York meetup group. (https://www.meetup.com/Byte-Academy-Finance-and-Technology-community/)

About Byte Academy: Byte Academy offers technology education with a focus on career. It is particularly known for its FinTech program, the first of its kind in the world. Other programs include Python software development, Blockchain, Data Science and more. Byte Academy is headquartered in New York City with additional campuses in Singapore and Bangalore, India. Its students and partners hail from all over the world. Partner organizations include IBM, Microsoft, JP Morgan, Standard Chartered, Quantopian, The Economist, Finovate, Thomas Reuters, numerous startups and more. Check out www.byteacademy.co for more information. Website: www.byteacademy.co Twitter: @byteacademyco https://twitter.com/ByteAcademyCo
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Upcoming events (1)

Quant-Algos Prep: Live Webinar & Study Session
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Join us for this live webinar featuring Wall Street technologist and veteran of top tier banks, Nikhil Panchal. Mr. Panchal also is the instructor for Byte Academy's part-time online Intro to Quant-Algos and more advanced Quant-Algos courses. Both of which were created with a leading stats-arb fund.

About the webinar: In this session our instructor Nikhil Panchal, a veteran Wall Street technologist with years of experience at top tier banks, will discuss the curriculum. He will provide beginner tips for those who want to get into Quant-Algos. Nikhil will walk through an example algorithms during the session and discuss the role of statistics, Python coding expertise and more.

Please use the link below to access the webinar:


Please see online course details in the links below. Start dates are rolling.

Quant-Algos Remote (http://byteacademy.co/all-courses/quant-algos-remote/) and Intro To Quant-Algos (http://byteacademy.co/all-courses/intro-quant-algos)

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Demo Day- Come and get inspired!

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