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About

This Fintech Startups in Emerging Markets Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Cape Town will give aspiring entrepreneurs the tools to understand the technological innovations and challenges the financial services industry faces in the emerging market context.

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Overview

The Fintech Startups in Emerging Markets Specialization offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Cape Town covers foundations of the changing financial regulations, new technological applications like blockchain or artificial intelligence and design thinking for startups in emerging markets.

Through real-world case studies, you will see how this technology can unlock growth and spur innovation and will understand the specific emerging economies environment within which innovation can take place.

This specialization is particularly suited for entrepreneurs or aspiring entrepreneurs who want to learn how they can harness the power of fintech or technology in an emerging market. You will work on a business plan for your own fintech or tech-based startup idea in the capstone project comprising a business model canvas and pitch. This allows aspiring entrepreneurs to take a tangible step towards launching their own startup.

Applied Learning Project

You will work on a business plan for either their own fintech or tech-based startup idea in the capstone project comprising a business model canvas and pitch. This allows aspiring entrepreneurs to take a tangible step towards launching their own startup.

Skills You Will Gain

  • Financial Technology
  • Startup
  • Blockchain
  • Entrepreneurship
  • regulation
  • Business Planning

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Financial Regulation in Emerging Markets and the Rise of Fintech Companies
  • How Entrepreneurs in Emerging Markets can master the Blockchain Technology
  • Building Fintech Startups in Emerging Markets
  • Capstone Course: Start Up Your Fintech Future

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 4 months
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Beginner Level

  • No prior experience required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 4 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 4 months.

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Funding

Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

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