China: Zhejiang University International Business School Announces Fintech Masters Program – Crowdfund Insider

Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS) has announced a new English taught Masters program. The Masters of Fintech will be taught in the Zhejiang Province – a leading center of Fintech innovation and home to Ant Financial (part of Alibaba) one of the largest Fintech companies in the world.

Dr. BEN Shenglin, Professor and Dean of Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS), commented via a statement from the school:

“China is a global leader in Fintech and the digital economy. The leadership is most pronounced in Yangtze River Delta region, with both Shanghai and Hangzhou ranked among the top global Fintech hubs. Zhejiang University is right at the center of this thriving region and is well-known for our innovation and incubation in Fintech. Our students will join a globally renowned Fintech ecosystem with our distinguished faculty comprising of thought leaders, industry practitioners, policymakers as well as entrepreneurs and investors.”

The master’s degree is designed to act as a bridge between China and the rest of the world, providing exclusive access for students to take a holistic view to understand the enormous China Fintech market while connecting with the industry’s leading players.

According to ZIBS, in addition to core courses in finance,