MIT Sloan’s Antoinette Schoar and Shashank Shekhar, founder of Arcus Lending, will discuss the topics that will be covered in Schoar’s upcoming panel discussion at MIT Sloan Idea Exchange’s Finance Beyond Crisis Conference on April 25. The chat will take a look back at the 2008 financial crisis, a decade later, explore how the crisis was a catalyst for change in the field of finance, and discuss its misconceptions and global impacts.
Antoinette Schoar is the Michael M. Koerner Professor of Entrepreneurship and Professor of Finance at MIT Sloan School of Management where she uses her expertise in finance, entrepreneurship, and organizational economics to conduct research in venture capital, entrepreneurial finance, corporate diversification, governance, and capital budgeting in firms.
Twitter chat host Shashank Shekhar is widely regarded as “America’s Premier Mortgage Expert,” and has built his company, Arcus Lending, from the ground up. Beginning with its start in the worst year for financial markets in 2008, Arcus Lending has now grown to become one of top 500 fastest growing private companies in America named by Inc Magazine. Shashank is also the author of First Time Home Buying 101, Real Estate Unleashed, and his latest #1 best-seller My First Home.
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