The Future of Financial Services

Advanced Projects and Applied Research in Fintech ("APAR") is a multidisciplinary initiative at the intersection of business and engineering. Its two primary goals are:

  1. to foster and undertake leading-edge research in the financial services realm empowered by deep tech and data analytics, and

  2. to explore the development of novel technological solutions and oversee their industry implementation for optimal impact on consumers, society, and industry. 

Intrigued? Learn more about us.

New! Launching TalkIQ: we launched our TalkIQ in Spring 2022 (see event flyer), a series of virtual fireside chats with women thought-leaders and renowned tech investors, operators, and entrepreneurs. Stay tuned for our Fall 2022 prgramming. 

RESEARCH UPDATE: our latest paper, "Explainable AI for Psychological Profiling from Digital Footprints: A Case Study of Big Five Personality Predictions from Spending Data" has been published (Jan 4, 2022).  

Columbia Business School