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Blockchain and Bitcoin Technology

Event Description

​In this presentation, we will discuss how blockchain technology works and how it enables digital currencies such as Bitcoin to function. We will learn about the history of Bitcoin as a currency, its capabilities, as well as its advantages and disadvantages. Finally, we will discuss other cryptocurrencies which are currently gaining popularity as well as answer any questions that you might have on this new technology.

Speaker Bio -
Jacob Fink, CFA is an equity portfolio risk analyst at Wells Fargo Asset Management. In this role, Jacob evaluates the risks that are embedded a variety of quantitative investment strategies. He also focuses on creating and automating new and innovative risk reporting techniques. 

Prior to joining Wells, Jacob was an investment data analyst at Artisan Partners, and he also served as the head equity trader for both Ziegler Capital Management and 1492 Capital Management. 

Mr. Fink holds a B.S. in Business Economics from Wisconsin Lutheran College, and a Master's Degree in Applied Economics from Marquette University. He received his CFA designation in 2010. He has a passion for using new technology in finance and has been a cryptocurrency investor since 2013.

Event Type

Society; Educational

Education Topic

Alternative Investments

Start Time

3/15/2018 12:00 PM

End Time

3/15/2018 1:15 PM

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Location Info

​Milwaukee Athletic Club
758 Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202


Jacob Fink, CFA

CE Credits

1 credit

SER Credit




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Candidate Price

$30 / University Students - $10


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