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Utah’s Newest Fintech Startup Launchpad

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­Entrepreneurs passionate about changing financial services, now have a new way to supercharge a business or idea: the Stena fintechXstudio. The studio is an early stage fintech incubator and accelerator for students and recent alumni from all colleges and universities within the state of Utah. The first of its kind in Utah, the studio provides […]

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19 Students Graduate from New Fintech Program

Nineteen students are graduating from the University of Utah this academic year with newly available designations in financial technology (or fintech). The students are receiving a finance major with a fintech emphasis or a fintech minor. The University of Utah announced the fintech academic programs in fall 2022. The fintech programs are jointly offered by the university’s David […]

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Stena Fintech Center Partners with LoanPro

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The University of Utah’s new Stena Center for Financial Technology announced a partnership with LoanPro, a modern loan servicing platform. LoanPro will provide a $300,000 gift and access to their industry-leading lending technology platform to give students and faculty an environment where they can learn, build, iterate and test. “This is an exciting new partnership […]

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Ryan Christiansen Named Executive Director of New Stena Fintech Center

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The University of Utah’s new Stena Center for Financial Technology recently appointed Ryan Christiansen to be the first executive director and lead the organization’s ambitious goals. Christiansen is a veteran of the financial-services industry, where he has led many technology initiatives. The Stena Center for Financial Technology launched earlier this year through a partnership with […]

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University of Utah Launches Stena Center for Financial Technology

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University of Utah President Taylor Randall today announced a new donor initiative meant to supercharge the student entrepreneurial experience and Utah’s reputation for financial technology innovation and education. The university, in partnership with the Stena Foundation and founders Steve and Jana Smith, will create the Stena Center for Financial Technology. The foundation has orchestrated total […]

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