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Pitch Night

Inaugural FinTech|X Accelerator cohort concludes with Pitch Night event

During the pitch event, which concluded the inaugural FinTech|X Accelerator program, each company gave a 4-minute pitch explaining a particular problem in the world of finance.

July 1, 2022Campus News, Events, Research and Innovation

Gary Patterson Dean

Longtime USF finance professor appointed dean of the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance

After a year-long search, the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business appointed Gary Patterson, a longtime associate dean and finance professor, to lead the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance.

June 10, 2022Campus News

Fintech gift

Kate Tiedemann, Ellen Cotton give $14 million to enhance USF finance program

The University of South Florida announced new gifts totaling $14 million from St. Petersburg philanthropists Kate Tiedemann and Ellen Cotton that will support the USF Muma College of Business’ vision to become a “hub of excellence” in fintech. The gifts are for the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance on the USF St. Petersburg campus.

April 18, 2022Campus News

2022 Ethics Invitational USF team

USF team competes in finance and ethics finals that prepares the next generation of investment professionals

Students from USF were among four teams to compete in the 2022 Ethics Invitational hosted by CFA Society Tampa Bay. The competition prepares the next generation of investment professionals by presenting them with ethical challenges faced in the workplace.

April 13, 2022Campus News

Tampa Bay Wave and the USF Muma College of Business, have partnered on a FinTech|X Accelerator to showcase USF’s strategic entry into FinTech and promoting St. Petersburg as a major hub for financial technology talent and innovation.

Tampa Bay Wave and USF announce 16 fintech startups for the inaugural FinTech|X Accelerator 2022 cohort

Tampa Bay Wave, Inc. and the University of South Florida Muma College of Business announce the inaugural FinTech|X 2022 Accelerator program cohort consisting of 16 high-growth fintech startups from across the United States and abroad.

April 11, 2022Campus News, Research and Innovation

Fintech accelerator

Partnership between USF and Tampa Bay Wave aims to make region major fintech hub with new St. Petersburg-based accelerator

An innovative partnership between USF and Tampa Bay Wave is launching a fintech accelerator, designed to assist startups in the financial technology industry through mentoring, pitch coaching and investment training.

November 2, 2021Research and Innovation

Students using the Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Center.

Wealth Management Center Makes Recent Grads Stand Out while Improving Personal Finance Know How in the Community

The center provides the space for teams of students to use the knowledge they acquire in class to make compelling stock valuations and presentations, earning the right to have their suggested stocks purchased with real money from a student-managed investment fund.

June 26, 2019Campus News, Research and Innovation

Student walking on campus

Financial Literacy Program Teaches Students to Balance their Budget while Living on their Own

A financial literacy program is giving college students a greater grasp of money management as they learn to live on their own.

April 3, 2019Campus News, Student Life

Inside the Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Center

USF St. Petersburg and Bank of America Announce Half Million Dollar Investment in Kate Tiedemann College of Business

The Bank of America Charitable Foundation awarded the University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) a $500,000 grant to support a state-of the-art venue for students to analyze stocks, assess investment opportunities and apply skills learned in class to manage wealth.

March 1, 2018Campus News

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