APAR is a multidisciplinary initiative at the intersection of business and engineering. We seek to foster and undertake leading-edge research in the financial services realm empowered by deep tech and data analytics, and to explore the development of novel technological solutions and oversee their industry implementation for optimal impact on consumers, society, and industry.
Advanced Projects and Applied Research in Fintech ("APAR") is a multidisciplinary initiative at the intersection of business and engineering. Its three primary goals are:
To foster and undertake leading-edge, use inspired research in the financial services realm empowered by technology, computational, and analytics tools.
To explore the development of novel technological solutions and oversee their industry implementation for optimal impact on consumers, society and industry.
To provide talent training and workforce development for future leaders and entrepreneurs in Fintech.
Smart Conversations on Leadership in Business, Technology, and Finance.
Join us for our Second Annual TalkIQ program, a series of fireside chats with women thought-leaders and renowned investors, executives and entrepreneurs. We are pleased to announce the 2023 edition of TalkIQ, a series of curated conversations with renowned women trailblazers to help untangle complexity, identify trends, and codify skills necessary to succeed in today's fast-moving, tech-enabled world buffeted by economic headwinds. Each online event will include a discussion on market dynamics, short- and long-term investment opportunities, and key lessons on the mental models, analytical mindsets, and effective leadership methods essential to adapt to and thrive in turbulent times.
For our Spring 2023 program, we will feature four events without standing investors, all with prior multidisciplinary operational and entrepreneurial experiences. See the schedule below for dates and times for each of our events. TalkIQ is conceived, planned, and moderated by Columbia Prof.R.A. Farrokhnia, and is brought to you by Columbia Business School's Advanced Projects and Applied Research in Fintech and Executive Education. Events are open to public, including students, alumni, and business professionals.