Become An Innovative Force In Fintech

In this course, you'll gain a foundational understanding of the landscape of the fintech industry and its implications on society while making a real impact and driving more revenue to your organization.

Skyrocket your fintech career

No boring lectures or long assignments. Learn what you need to know in 3 hours/week or less.


About 3-5 hrs/wk learning fintech fundamentals, why fintech is important, what fintech is, and learning about big picture questions in fintech.

4-6 weeks depending on how long you spend on the reading and tasks! Registration is open now - come and join me!

Once registered you will have access to this course and its materials indefinitely! You can always come back to my content!

If you complete the course and are unsatisfied, we’d be happy to offer a full refund.

Keep an eye out for your welcome email that will give you everything you need!

You can reach out to Ashley at [email protected]. We do our best to accommodate every participant who joins!

This is a self-paced, async course, so you will be responsible for your own time.

I'm Alex Johnson, the founder and writer of the Fintech Takes newsletter. I have been in and around the fintech industry for my entire career and realized that the amount of information and news surrounding fintech is enormous. I created this course as a foundational way to explain the ins and outs of fintech. I can't wait to share everything I've learned with you in my course!


“Nicole Casperson is my favorite big picture thinkers in Fintech”

— Dan Crosby

“Who inspires you? Nicole Definitely does.”

— Kathryn Kmiotek

“I forget how much we need each other sometimes. And how much better the world gets when there’s more of us in the room.”

— Mary Gulick

Nicole Casperson is a journalist, podcast host and founder of the media company Fintech Is Femme. With more than 60,000 subscribers to her podcast and newsletter, Nicole is a trusted source of news, insights and analysis.In 2022, she was named a Top Inspiring Female in Fintech by NYC Fintech Women and a Top Influencer in Financial Twitter by and featured in the LA Times and Nasdaq Trade Talks.

She is also a finalist for Fintech Nexus Industry Awards as DEI Trailblazer 2023. Nicole is a sought-after speaker who discusses topics such as fintech, diversity, community
 building and storytelling. She is also a regular contributor to and writes about issues that affect gender equity, finance, and technology.

“🗽 When industry thought leader Nicole Casperson declares, I’d rather disrupt to succeed instead of conforming to succeed", she is 💯🎯. 

-CEO of Major Fintech Company

Become a force for change and innovate dusty processes.

Fintech is hard. Starting a new career in fintech is especially hard. Historically, fintech has fought change and anything that threatens the status quo. But it's time to join the 21st century.

This course is designed to empower non-traditional fintech professionals to make their mark on the industry and effect meaningful change from the inside out—all while driving more revenue to their organization.

Your way, on your time

Learn how to embrace change

Understand the role you play in shaping the industry and how you can maximize your impact.

Learn how a diverse, equitable landscape fuels innovation.

Tips to stay ahead of the game

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Nicole Casperson

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Learn the basics of Fintech

Gain a deep understanding of how new technologies are changing traditional financial institutions.

Equip yourself with the skills necessary to excel in today's job market and thrive in the fintech industry.

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The Course

What to look forward to:

Analyze the big picture questions at the intersection of fintech, equity, and inclusivity. Learn the ethical implications of algorithmic bias, the impact of fintech on financial inclusion, and how to promote inclusiveness in the financial sector and global economy.

Real Dialogue about real problems

Make your day-to-day a breeze with the knowledge and confidence you need to become a savvy saver and successful fintech rockstar.

Make sure your foundation on key fintech concepts and tools like blockchain technology, mobile payments, and robo-advising, are put to date with the latest industry trends and learn how they can be leveraged to make an impact from the inside.

Learn how to embrace change

Use course fundamentals for years to come. Boost your confidence on key principals and leverage them to accelerate innovation for yourself and your organization.

Accelerate your Career

Level up your skills


Gain access to the REAL TALK community for 30 Days

A no B.S. community for leaders moving fintech forward. Make influential connections, engage in meaningful dialogue, and become the fintech leader you were meant to be.

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