Emily

Are We In A Cryptocurrency Bubble?

Recently Matt Gertler, cryptocurrency attorney at Digital Asset Research answered a big question on many minds recently: are we in a cryptocurrency bubble?  Particularly with the rise of ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) and China's recent ban on them,...

Data Scientist Interview: A Perspective On Artificial Intelligence (AI), Ethics & Healthcare

Recently HealthTech Women, a national non-profit, sat down with our Data Science instructor, Lesley Cordero to get an inside look at Artificial Intelligence, or, "AI" and how it is impacting society, particularly in healthcare and medicine.    Lesl...

Quant Traders: Real Rocket Scientists? Magic? Rulers Of Wall Street

Known as the “the Rocket Scientists of Wall Street” (as initially labeled by Investopedia) Quant traders or analysts -  "Quants" - maybe understandingly intimidating to many. However, as their returns increase, more are becoming aware of thei...

InsurTech + Girl Power Hit Webster Hall For FinTech Week Startup Conference

Empire Startups, a thriving startup FinTech community, held it’s annual FinTech Conference on Tuesday, April 26 at concert venue Webster Hall.  The sold-out audience of 560 attendees consisted of early stage startups and larger companies in roughl...

Top Five Reasons To Learn Python

We chose Python as the core language of our curriculum (and hope that you choose to learn it).  In addition to it being the highest paid coding language for recent coding bootcamp grads according to Course Report,  Python has many other unique, str...