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Go-Quant Camp – 800 students from 30 business schools get quantum exposure

By TIOL News Service

NEW DELHI, OCT 27, 2021: THE Go-Quant Camp programme hosted by Bloomberg in collaboration with GIFT City under the aegis of International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) was launched by Injeti Srinivas, Chairperson, IFSCA, here yesterday at a virtual ceremony. Around 800 students from over 30 business schools participated in the event.  

Through the Quant Camp, participating students will be trained on the fundamentals of Quantum Computing with a self-assessment component, following which they will compete on the Quant models/solutions that they would have built. A panel of industry experts will select the best ideas and model to identify the winners, who will get a chance to showcase the models to the global investment community.

At the inauguration, Chairperson IFSCA complemented Bloomberg and their entire team for curating a dedicated learning module for the bright young talent from top business schools of the country. He stated that FinTech sector has witnessed phenomenal growth in India over the last five years and such initiatives will only add to the pace. He reiterated the commitment of IFSCA to facilitate the development of GIFT IFSC as a world-class FinTech hub.