Fudan-Zhongzhi Big Data Institute for Finance and Investment Launched

Fudan-Zhongzhi Big Data Institute for Finance and Investment (FZBDIFI) was launched on December 17. Fudan President Xu Ningsheng, Founder of Zhongzhi Group Mr. Xie Zhikun, Director of Fudan School of Data Science (SDS) and Fudan Big Data Institute (FBDI) Fan Jianqing, and Director of Zhongzhi GroupMr. Wang Wei attended the launching ceremony.

President Xu presented Mr. Xie with the letter of appointment as Honorary Director of FZBDIFI. Professor Fan was appointed as director FZBDIFI, and then spoke to envisage the newly founded institute.

FZBDIFI was established taking advantage of the research teams and technology at SDS, following several discussions between SDS and Zhongzhi Group. To promote the application of big data finance to the industry, the Institute was established at Zhongzhi Group, furthering the university-industry collaboration in big data finance and the development of China’s big data finance.

By integrating the resources of Fudan and other prestigious universities across China and the globe at large, FZBDIFI is aimed to establish itself as a high-end platform of consulting, research and development serving financial institutes, companies and governments, on the basis of SDS, FBDI and Zhongzhi Group.