Written by: Joanna Jacob and Vedanshi Shah

Wirecard: https://www.wirecard.com/

In the eyes of the public, Wirecard was a great success story — €24 billion high-growth payment processor undertaking global deals and pioneering new technology.


The NFT Memorabilia Gap

According to recent pricing data from Parse Hub, most pokemon cards sell on the lower side for $1.30 but the median price sits over $20. After recent popularity spikes with the collector's item, some Pokemon cards have sold for prices as high as $100,000. (Chris Miranda, How Much are Your…


There are small businesses or large corporations that claim to stand by sustainable practices, fairtrade production, and humane manufacturing plant conditions. But how much of what companies say is actually true? Besides a select few businesses that make everything public, there is no accountability and we are forced to take…


by Jack Paolini

The financial services industry has mainly benefited from the COVID-19 outbreak. Historic reminders of the 2008 global financial crisis have caused central banks and governments to relocate more cash into the economy.

While yes, economic indicators like GDP have predicted losses of ~4.5% over 2020, big banks…


An initial public offering (IPO) refers to the process of offering shares of a private corporation to the public in a new stock issuance. Public share issuance allows a company to raise capital from public investors, which is a big step for a company as it facilitates the ability to…


If you’re reading this article, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard about NFT’s at some point this month. Many well-known people are engaging in the NFT marketplace, from internationally acclaimed artists like The Weeknd, superstar athletes like Patrick Mahomes, or Jack Harlow, and the entire squad from SNL. The…


InsurTech

And How Other FinTechs Are Incorporating Ethics Into Their Business Models

In the United States today, three men control more wealth than the bottom fifty percent of American society (Institute for Policy Studies). With this expansion in the wealth gap accelerated by recent events, most notably the Covid-19 Pandemic, many people have criticized the capitalist systems that the United States has…


Cryptocurrency/Blockchain

If you’ve been following the price of bitcoin recently, you would know that the crypto asset has climbed to record heights of over fifty-thousand dollars. This is thanks in part to Tesla’s conversion of $1.5 billion dollars to bitcoin earlier this month, making Tesla the newest and most popular “whale”…


The Fintech Venture Program at Northeastern University

Edited by Willem Duyck, Director of Media at Disrupt

According to a survey in Inc.com, the financial-services industry is the second-largest target for disruptive innovation, which is an innovation that creates a new market and value network that eventually disrupts an existing market and value network. In recognizing this truth…

Disrupt - The FinTech Initiative

Disrupt is a student-led organization that aims to create a community which drives advancement, education, and engagement in FinTech at Northeastern University.

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