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LuxRet’s Inaugural “Magazine Club” Event in Sézane Filled In Just 24-Hours

The Luxury and Retail Club (“LuxRet”) is taking member engagement to an innovative new level. On Monday, December 3, its members met at Sézane’s L’Appartement New York in Soho for the inaugural “Magazine Club” event, talking industry between sipping champagne and shopping the store’s new collection.

The Magazine Club idea was pitched by one of LuxRet’s new AVPs, Jamie Barrar, a Langone student and Account Executive at Google. Similar to a book club, the series is “slightly structured [and centers around] intimate conversation like a book club,” said Kate Burke, a Langone student and Senior Analyst at Tiffany & Co, who was the moderator of the evening.…

Beyond the Pill: Framing Today’s Healthcare Challenge at Stern

Healthcare is one of today’s most critical challenges. In the recent midterm elections, 71 percent of voters rated healthcare as the top issue on their mind, according to the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. While the healthcare system is often framed as a purely public sector issue, it also has its roots in business. Hospitals, insurance providers, medtech, and biotech —all operate as part of the US healthcare system, and each of these segments of the healthcare sector function as a business.

On October 26, Stern students and industry experts gathered on campus to discuss how healthcare delivery is transforming during the NYU Stern Healthcare Association’s annual conference.

Sternies Take on the Italian Riviera, Sailing in Fourth to Beat Wharton

On a late September afternoon, along the turquoise Italian Riviera, the Stern Sailing team raced to a 4th place victory in the SDA Bocconi MBA’s Conference and Regatta, held between September 27-30.

26 teams from the world’s top business schools competed in the three-day race held in Santa Margherita Ligure. It was the 15th annual regatta organized by the SDA Bocconi School of Management and Yacht Club Italiano.

This year, the regatta was focused on sustainable marine economy, in partnership with One Ocean Foundation. In addition to the sailing competition, the conference held on September 29 promoted “The Role of the new Leaders for the Blue Economy: Saving the Ocean for a Smart and Sustainable Growth.”…

Digital Technology Changes the Game for Emerging Economies

A diverse group of students from diverse backgrounds engaged in a thought provoking Fireside Chat with Nobel Laureate Professor Michael Spence and Professor Thomas Pugel on October 3.

During the event, which was hosted by the Emerging Markets Association, Spence shared the 2001 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his work on the dynamics of information flows and market mechanisms.

Currently, Spence is  a William R. Berkeley Professor of Economics & Business at Stern, while Pugel is a Professor of Economics and Global Business whose research focuses on international industrial competition, with an emphasis on market structure, strategy, and performance, and on government policies toward international trade and industry.…

FinTech Conference Brings Industry Leaders Together on Blockchain and More

On October 19, NYU Stern kicked off its third annual Fintech Conference. The conference was co-hosted by Stern’s new Fubon Center for Technology, Business, and Innovation. It was a tremendous success, with 560 people from various industries and geographies in attendance.

The emcee was Kathleen DeRose, Director of the Fubon Fintech Initiative and Clinical Associate Professor of Finance at Stern. This year’s theme was “Data Science Disruption in Fintech,” focusing on machine learning, Blockchain implications, data aggregation in financial platforms, and much more.

Continuing last year’s tradition, the morning keynote speaker was Matt Harris, Managing Director at Bain Capital Ventures. At the beginning of his speech this year, Harris noted: “The venture capital world has discovered fintech.”…

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