Industry and University Partners

University Partners

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Founded in 1824, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is America’s first technological research university. Rensselaer encompasses five schools, 32 research centers, more than 145 academic programs, and a dynamic community made up of more than 7,600 students and more than 100,000 living alumni. Rensselaer faculty and alumni include more than 145 National Academy members, six members of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, six National Medal of Technology winners, five National Medal of Science winners, and a Nobel Prize winner in Physics.

Stevens Institute of Technology

Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology is a premier, private research university situated in Hoboken, New Jersey overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Within the university’s three schools and one college, 7,300 undergraduate and graduate students collaborate closely with faculty in an interdisciplinary, student-centric, entrepreneurial environment. Academic and research programs spanning business, computing, engineering, the arts and other disciplines actively advance the frontiers of science and leverage technology to confront our most pressing global challenges. The university is consistently ranked among the nation’s leaders in career services, post-graduation salaries of alumni, and return on tuition investment.

Industry Partners

4Thought Technologies is building the first enterprise grade no-code platform for algorithmic trading and risk controls, which works across asset classes, including cryptocurrencies.

Altonomy is a trading firm specializing in cryptocurrencies with an AUM northwards of USD 500 million. Altonomy is a company of market makers for top protocols on the most popular blockchains. They enhance market efficiency by identifying mispricings and arbitraging them.

Bank of America is one of the world’s leading financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services.

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms.

Charles Schwab exists to help people achieve better financial outcomes. They offer investors a contemporary, full-service approach to build and manage their investments, providing investment-related products, services, and sophisticated financial planning that combine the best of what people and technology have to offer.

CME Group enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals.

FinTech Connector is a technology and real-world community platform where professionals, organizations, and capital connect with fintech entrepreneurs to collaborate on and create financial services innovation for global impact.

The Government Blockchain Association connects people and organizations with blockchain technology-based solutions to problems typically faced by government entities. Their mission is to bring together all levels of governments with various industries for creating helpful dialogue that facilitates the efficient, ethical, and rational adoption of blockchain technology.

IBM is a leading provider of global hybrid cloud and AI, and consulting expertise with clients in more than 175 countries. Nearly 3,000 government and corporate entities in financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently, and securely. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to clients. All of this is backed by IBM’s legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity, and service.

SWIFT is a global member-owned cooperative and the world’s leading provider of secure financial messaging services. SWIFT's messaging platform, products and services connect more than 11,000 banking and securities organizations, market infrastructures and corporate customers in more than 200 countries and territories.

Vanguard is one of the world's most respected investment management companies, offering a broad selection of investments, advice, retirement services, and insights to individual investors, institutions, and financial professionals. Vanguard adheres to a simple purpose: to take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

Wells Fargo & Company is an American multinational financial services company with corporate headquarters in San Francisco, California, operational headquarters in Manhattan, and managerial offices throughout the United States and internationally.