Talon Financial Donates 100 million Yuan to Support Internet Financial Education

2016-01-09


On January 8, Talon Financial donated 100 million yuan to set up Zhejiang University Internet Financial Education Foundation dedicated to promoting the discipline of Internet finance.

Jin Deshui, Party Chief of Zhejiang University, expressed his cordial gratitude to Pan Baofeng, CEO of Talon Financial, for this handsome donation. “The Internet is ushering in an era of revolution in various areas and Internet finance has become a major domain in financial innovation and development. Zhejiang University is one of the earliest China’s universities to carry out research into Internet finance and offers the first doctoral program in this field in China. It establishes the Institute  of Internet Finance which enjoys nationwide fame in theory and policy about Internet finance, risk control and supervision as well as big data. The establishment of Zhejiang University Internet Financial Education Foundation is bound to propel the development of relevant disciplines, promote innovation in talent cultivation in Internet finance and boost university-industry cooperation, thereby laying a solid foundation for the comprehensive promotion of the academic reputation, educational strength and social influence of Zhejiang University in the domain of finance,” said Jin Deshui.

“The Foundation will integrate assets in relevant subjects in the College of Economics, the School of Management, the College of Computer  Science, the College of Mathematics and Guanghua Law  School so as to create a top-class discipline in Internet finance. Meanwhile, it will endeavor to compile a series of high-caliber textbooks in Internet finance, host high-level summits and forums and attract a galaxy of elites, thus promoting the globalization of this discipline,” said Huang Xianhai, Dean of the College of Economics.

“We invest in education because we place much stress on the future,” said Pan Baofeng. Thanks to the Internet, finance has been accessible to every ordinary person. China is taking the lead in the Internet industry, and the discipline of Internet finance ranks high nationwide. The Foundation will bring in its wake the popularity of Internet finance.