Fintech, once the nerdy interest of a small circle of enthusiasts, is inspiring MBA students to form university clubs dedicated to a sector that is now flush with venture capital.

Wharton FinTech, at the University of Pennsylvania, and MIT FinTech Club are among the existing university groups, while several other graduate schools are in talks with the professional clubs to launch something similar on their campuses. What the clubs have in common is a mission to learn the landscape — who is disrupting what and why — while deciding their next career moves.

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