Our Sponsors

Wharton FinTech would like to thank our Bronze Sponsors - the William and Phyllis Mack Institute for Innovation Management, for their support.


Our Partner Events

Here are the upcoming events by our partners. Check back often for updates.


Penn Blockchain Conference 2019

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Date: 6 April 2019

The second annual Penn Blockchain Conference organized by the Penn Blockchain Club will be held in Huntsman Hall on Saturday, April 6th. This year's speakers include: Litecoin (Charlie Lee), Ethereum Foundation (@lockehart), IBM (Kathryn), Ripple, Goldman Sachs, USV, Blocktower (@AriPaul), Future Venture Partners (@jalakj) Tezos, Grayscale, Hyperledger, BCG, Republic (@nisaamoils), NovaBlock Capital (@leeorshimron). To see more information about the conference and to purchase tickets use the link below.

Princeton Fintech & Quant Conference

Location: Princeton, NJ

Date: 6 April 2019

The Princeton Fintech and Quant Conference seeks to bring together a unique cross-section of the leading experts from academia, industry, and government in a low-key intellectual environment to catalyze discussions and strengthen ties among these three communities. We will cover subjects ranging from algorithmic trading and liquidity to market impact and the flash crash.

Opportunity: Our sponsors want to meet interested students 1-on-1 at the conference to discuss employment opportunities. If you would like to participate, send us your resume and we'll forward it to them.

Discount code: WHARTON20

LendIt Fintech USA 2019

Location: San Fransisco

Date: 8-9 April 2019

LendIt Fintech USA 2019 returns to San Francisco to host the World’s Leading Event in Financial Services Innovation at the Moscone Center. The year’s event brings together 5,000 decision makers from major fintech, blockchain, digital banking and lending companies for 2 action-packed days of networking, learning and doing business.

PitchIt @ LendIt Fintech USA 2019 is the world’s largest stage for startups to showcase innovation in financial services. They run two competitions per year in the US and UK to identify the world’s top fintech startups. Startups from the global fintech industry can apply to perform a seven minute pitch of their product, followed by Q&A from high profile VC judges on the industry’s largest stage. This is an unparalleled opportunity to showcase their product and brand to an audience of the most powerful investors, banks, platforms.

15% Discount Promo Code: WHARTON15% 

Mondato Summit Africa 2019

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Date: 9 April 2019

Mondato Summit Africa 2019 is the sixth annual digital finance & commerce thought leadership and executive retreat hosted by Mondato, a boutique advisory firm specializing in DFC in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference brings together 100-125 relevant stakeholders from telecom and tech, financial services and retail, to government and investment executives – evaluate the potential opportunities and challenges in the DFC space. Please visit www.mondatosummit.com/africa to learn more.

15% Discount Promo Code: MEDIA15


Location: New York City

Date: 17 April 2019

After an overwhelmingly positive reaction to 2018’s inaugural event, IMN is excited to announce the return of Synchronize on April 17th, 2019 at the Conrad in New York City. Synchronize is the leading conference dedicated to enterprise and institutional applications of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), blockchain technology and smart contracts within financial services. Delegates at Synchronize 2019 will learn the most effective ways to evaluate and deploy DLT for their business, how it fits into the existing market structure and what the business requirements of the technology actually are; challenges that have been overcome, from roles and governance, scalability and confidentiality, to interoperability and integration; and how it fits in within larger technology trends, such as cloud, machine learning, and focus on enabling developer productivity.

15% Discount Promo Code: UPENN