Take a look at the MVPs of Fintech

Learn from those who are building Finance 2.0

The Builders of Fintech is the fourth course of the Fintech Specialisation – CFTE’s programme designed for finance professionals to get a comprehensive understanding of the tech disruption of Finance.

We live in a “winner takes all” economy. Amazon dominates e-commerce, Google dominates web apps, and Facebook takes over social media. Who will conquer Fintech? If you want to find out more about who has their skin in the game, then enrol into the course now.

With this course, you'll:

This course is taught by unicorn builders. disruptive entrepreneurs. strategists. innovators. experts.

Dan Liebau

Founding Director

Claire Calmejane

Group CIO

Rob Frohwein

CEO & Co-Founder

Veiverne Yuen

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Ericson Chan

Chief Information & Digital Officer

Course Curriculum

Senior Lecturer Daniel Liebau from Lightbulb Capital guides you through the old vs. the new of financial services, followed by Kabbage CEO Rob Frohwein’s insight into how using big data to provide value to their clients is the bread and butter of Fintech.

Senior Lecturer Daniel Liebau from Lightbulb Capital guides you through 3 banking case studies that proves the importance of design thinking in innovation, followed by Lloyds Banking Group’s Director of Innovation Claire Calmejane’s exclusive insights into how big banks are roadmapping their digital transformation.

Senior Lecturer Daniel Liebau from Lightbulb Capital guides you through the investment opportunities you can take in VC and ICOs, followed by Tryb’s CEO and Cofounder Veiverne Yuen’s take on whether Fintech is a bubble or the future of banking.

Senior Lecturer Daniel Liebau from Lightbulb Capital guides you through the future of exchanges being completely decentralised, followed by Chinese giant Ping An Technology’s Chief Information Officer Ericson Chan’s comparison between China vs. Rest of World in terms of Fintech opportunities.

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What our Alumni say about the course

I am extremely pleased to have had the opportunity to attend and complete this exceptional course from CFTE. Best Fintech content, speakers and readings one could squeeze into 8 hours, a MUST DO Course for all that are close to and or follow Fintech!
Zahid Kalolwala
General Manager Oman Exchange
Excellent program for a first foundation package. Great industry experts for a better, cheaper and faster training: a true Fintech offer!
Celine Bourban
Relationship Manager DBS Bank
The overall program was well structured, practically informative and constructively encouraging, specifically for an entrepreneurial Fintech startup.
Troy Hector
Director of Technology and Innovation/Board Member

Why learn at CFTE?

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Learn whenever. Learn wherever. Your learning track is flexible to your goals.

Global View

Our courses offers a 360 view on the topic, focused on what matters.


Our courses are curated by 200+ finance experts who know what skills you must learn.

Ready to disrupt finance?

A course designed for the industry, by the industry.

One-time payment of £120 | 3 instalments of £40

Get a 360 view on Fintech

Fintech Foundation Specialisation

This course is part of the Fintech Specialisation – a program designed for you to equip yourself with the tools, skills, and knowledge in Fintech that are extremely in high-demand due to a rapidly digitalised world of finance. Discover the full Fintech specialisation to become the Fintech expert that financial institutions are hunting for.


Most frequent questions and answers about our specialisation

Anyone who wants to have a solid understanding of FinTech should take this specialisation. If when hearing about Fintech you cannot fully understand the term, how it is affecting traditional financial institutions and the opportunities and threats it is bringing to existing businesses and jobs, this specialisation provides you with the answers you need to succeed in the era of Finance 2.0.

We break our programmes into two types: short courses and specialisations. Our specialisations are a bundle of all of our short courses relating to an overarching topic. Specialisations allow learners to get a comprehensive and well-rounded understanding of a given topic in its many areas. If you have previous experience on this specialisation’s subject or you are interested in learning more about a specific area of it, you can enrol in the individual course that covers your area of interest, instead of taking the whole specialisation. Feel free to chat with us if you’d like some advise on which one would suit you best!

At CFTE, we pride ourselves in offering courses for professionals, by professionals and offering a global view – this is how we compare with the market. The Fintech Specialisation has been designed to help a majority of people start with the right foundations in Fintech and digital finance. With this objective in mind, The Fintech Specialisation will provide you with a clear understanding of how technology is impacting finance through an accessible format and with industry experts as senior lecturers. This is done through videos, readings, and insights from CEOs to make the learning experience accessible. You will be able to take the course fully online and at your own pace, so you can be in charge of your proper upskilling. At CFTE, we believe there is an urgent need for all to learn the right skills for a world of digital finance, and we support all initiatives that are supporting the same goal.

There are no strict prerequisites for taking the course. The FinTech Specialisation aims to provide anyone interested in finance (in its wider definition) with a general overview of the trends in FinTech and digital finance, with the right balance between content that is easily accessible but that also provides insightful knowledge.

The FinTech Specialisation has been designed by CFTE with the help of 4 senior lecturers who not only have proven to know how to teach but are also practitioners of Finance 2.0. These are Andrei Kirilenko, Dan Liebau, Huy Nguyen Trieu and Janos Barberis. Each one of them has been involved with FinTech lectures in major universities and draw from their own experience as practitioners to share relevant and up-to-date insights, making the courses engaging, packed with knowledge and up-to-date with the market. Visit their biographies in the course descriptions to learn more about them.

You will have access to the course for 6 months from enrolment. This duration is set to ensure you can pace yourself for the best learning outcome. Though not a common request, you can talk to us if you need an extension of the access after the 6 months are up.

Yes, you will receive a digital certificate upon successful completion of the course. This certificate is digital so it can be shared at any time and embedded into your online professional profile.

We accept all major credit cards and debit cards. You can choose to pay the full amount, or you can opt for a 3-part payment plan option. The 3-part payment option requires one payment upfront, followed by second and third during your course. Chat with us to find out more!

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