About

Hi, I am Zihong Huang, a PhD student in Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. My major is Information and Decision Sciences. I am interested in financial innovations like data-driven venture capital, crowdfunding, robo-advisor, blockchain and so on. I focus my interests on empowering people in conventional financial markets by leveraging information technology and data sciences.

I was also a FinTech researcher in China National Clearing Center, People’s Bank of China. My work primarily lies in FinTech innovations and applications in payment, clearing and settlement systems. Currently, I am involved in a project that is cross-border payment systems based on blockchain. Besides, I also follow other topics like mobile payments and payment big data.

Plus, I am also the CEO of DeepSearch.AI, which is a startup on data of venture capital industry. Data-driven venture capital framework is expected, and we are driven to support investors make optimal investment decisions in primary market.

Interests

  • Empowering people in conventional financial markets by leveraging information technology and data sciences.

Expertise

  • Payment, clearing and settlement systems
  • Blockchain, digital cryptocurrency
  • Machine learning applications
  • Business Analytics
  • Crowdfunding
  • Venture capital
  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI)

News

  • August 2018
    Start PhD Study in Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
  • April 2018
    Join China National Clearing Center, People’s Bank of China