Center for Financial Security “FinTech: Innovations for Family Financial Security”: Resource and Event Page

This half day workshop hosted by The Center for Financial Security at the University of Wisconsin-Madison explored the potential for Financial Technology to address the needs of underserved consumers. The event was held in Nancy Nicholas Hall in the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Panelists from financial technology companies, researchers and practitioners contributed to a lively conversation followed by a key note speaker and reception. Attendees of the event included Affiliates and Fellows of the Center for Financial Security, students, local business leaders, and community stakeholders from the region.

Event Panelists and Resource Links:

Flash Talks: Innovations in Action

CFS was fortunate to have five innovative FinTech companies share information about their respective products.

Katie Gottschall Donohue, Vice President, Strategy and Operations, SpringFour,

Craig Sweeney, CEO/Founder, Shift

Mark R. Greene, Director of Innovation and Development, SafetyNet, CUNA Mutual Group, SafetyNet

Ryan Rist, Director of Innovation, American Family Insurance, American Family

Michael Savino, CFA, Head of Investments and Operations, M1Finance

Joining CFS to share her knowledge, experiences, and insights in this FinTech space was our esteemed Keynote Spearker:

Ida Rademacher, Executive Director of the Aspen Institute Financial Security Program.