Tagged: wealth management

BNP Paribas to Offer its Visa Premier Cardholders the Chance to Upgrade to Contactless Fingerprint Option for an Extra €24 Per Yr

BNP Paribas (EPA: BNP), a French international banking group that’s ranked as the 8th largest bank in the world in terms of total assets (appr. €2 trillion), will be providing its Visa Premier cardholders the opportunity to update to a contactless fingerprint option for a… Read More

Southeast Asia based StashAway, a Digital Wealth Manager for Accredited Investors and Retail, Is Now Managing $1B in Client Assets

Southeast Asia based StashAway, a digital wealth management firm focused on retail and accredited investors, recently revealed that it’s now managing over $1 billion in assets since launching operations back in 2017. StashAway’s management confirmed that they were able to generate these solid returns even… Read More

Berlin’s Elinvar, a Fintech that Assists Wealth Managers with Digitizing their Business, Secures €25 Million in Capital

Berlin-headquartered Elinvar, a Fintech firm that aims to assist wealth managers and private banks with digitizing their business processes, has secured €25 million in capital. Elinvar’s platform outsources key processes such as client relationship management, digital onboarding, onsite advisory services, investment management, reporting, invoicing, online… Read More

German Wealth Management platform Wealthpilot Secures €8 Million Through latest Investment round

  Wealthpilot, a Germany-based wealth management platform, announced on Wednesday it secured €8 million through its latest investment round. According to Wealthpilot, the total amount includes a contribution of €3.4 million from investor Seventure, with the remainder coming from previous investors Bayern Kapital, MIG Fonds,… Read More

Wealthtech Trends to Watch in 2021 include Sustainable Investment Strategies, Ecosystem Development, Hyper-Personalization: Report

Ecosystem development, sustainable investment strategies, and hyper-personalization were identified as some of the major wealth management trends that will be prioritized by Wealthtech companies this year. This, according to a report from Capgemini, a French consulting firm. In a research report, titled Top Trends in… Read More

Wealth Management Tech Plaform Addepar Acquires RCI to Assist Clients with Making More Informed Investment Choices

US-based wealth management tech platform Addepar notes that for many years, wealth managers have had important questions that have been “surprisingly difficult to answer.” For instance, they want to know what exactly they own in their portfolios and where they own these assets. Wealth managers… Read More

Singapore’s Digital Wealth Management Firm, Syfe, Introduces Cash Management Solution, Syfe Cash+

Syfe, a digital wealth management firm that’s licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), has introduced the Syfe Cash+ portfolio which is the company’s cash management product. Syfe Cash+ aims to help all Singapore based consumers with growing their savings while being able to… Read More

Big Tech Firms are Now Offering Fintech and Wealthtech Services in Singapore, but Startups are Also Launching Innovative Services

Singapore’s fast-growing 1,000+ Fintech sector includes a thriving Wealthtech segment which is on track to continue growing and maturing. It’s being supported by an increased interest from local investors, strategic acquisition deals, and the growing demand for automated financial advisory services (or Robo-advisors). Many younger… Read More

Wealth Management Firm Addepar Reveals that Investors turned Bearish on Equities for Record 7 Consecutive Months from April to Oct 2020

Wealth management tech platform Addepar notes that the broader financial industry had to deal with “extraordinary challenges.” The Fintech firm pointed out that local economies and communities have been “deeply affected by the fallout from this global pandemic.” The Addepar team now believes that it’s… Read More

Chinese Banking and Insurance Regulator Releases New Guidelines for the Sales of Wealth Management Solutions by Local Banks’ Subsidiaries

China’s banking and insurance regulator released draft guidelines on Friday (December 25, 2020) regarding the sales of wealth management products by local commercial banks’ wealth management divisions. Chinese authorities will reportedly allow these wealth management subsidiaries to serve as sales agents for such products for… Read More

Switzerland’s Etops AG, a Banking Service and Software Firm, Acquires Wealth Management Solution Provider, Evolute AG

Etops AG, a banking service and software firm, has reportedly acquired a 100% stake in Evolute AG, which provides wealth management solutions. After the integration process has been completed, the merged firm (called Etops) will be managed by Etops CEO Pius Stucki. Pius Stucki, CEO… Read More

Wealth Management Firm iCapital Plans to Set Up Offices in London, Japan, Singapore in 2021

Fintech firm iCapital is currently working on its global expansion plans. Lawrence Calcano, CEO at iCapital, recently talked about the company’s growth plans, the markets they plan to enter, and how newly hired workers and office locations are part of the firm’s long-term business strategy…. Read More

Fintech Firm Wealthfront Adds Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair And Former Comptroller of Currency Tom Curry to Banking Advisory Group

  California based Fintech firm Wealthfront announced on December 8, 2020, that banking industry professionals Sheila Bair and Tom Curry are joining the firm’s Banking Advisory Group. The Committee is expected to play a key role in navigating regulatory and partnership efforts as Wealthfront plans… Read More

Nutmeg Joins Starling Bank’s Marketplace

  Digital bank Starling Bank announced on Thursday it has welcomed Nutmeg, a UK-based digital wealth manager, to its Marketplace.  Starling reported that the new service will help its personal and sole tracker consumers connect their banking to their investment accounts and pensions. “Starling customers with… Read More

Bitcoin (BTC) Outperformed Every Mainstream Asset Class in 2020, as Family Offices Look to Invest in Digital Currencies: Report

Bitcoin (BTC), the flagship cryptocurrency, is considered a legitimate store of value (SoV) by many investors, as it allows them to hedge against “expansionist monetary policies,” according to a blog post by Ledger Vault, a digital asset security solution for financial institutions, powered by Ledger… Read More

Wealth Management Tech Platform Addepar Raises $117 Million Through Series E Investment Round Led By WestCap Group

Addepar, a U.S.-based wealth management platform, announced on Wednesday it secured $117 million through its Series E funding round, which was led by WestCap Group with participation from 8VC. Founded in 2009, Addepar describes itself as a wealth management platform that specializes in data aggregation, analytics,… Read More

Savings App Chip Gets Ready to Introduce Investment Products in 2021

Simon Rabin, Founder and CEO at London-based Chip, a financial services firm that automatically stashes away what consumers can afford so they can “spend it on things that really matter,” notes that there may be a potential opportunity to enter the wealth-building space. Rabin’s recent… Read More

Digital Platform Solution Fortu Wealth Quickly Surpasses £230,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Fortu Wealth, a UK-based digital platform solution designed for wealthy individuals and their businesses, has quickly secured its initial £230,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The funding round recently launched and has already attracted 255 Seedrs investors. Founded in 2019, Fortu describes itself… Read More

Chinese Fintech Firm Lufax to Lay the Groundwork for its Global Expansion Over Next 5 Years

Chinese Fintech firm Lufax had been planning to secure $2.36 billion through its US initial public offering (IPO). As previously reported, Lufax was once a top peer to peer lending platform but has since shifted into other areas of Fintech as well as online lending…. Read More

Digital Wealth Manager SIMON Adds New ETFs to Platform, Launches New Marketplace

SIMON has expanded its digital wealth management platform to include exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The company has also launched a new marketplace with Innovator’s Capital Management’s Defined Outcome ETFs – which includes their Buffer ETFs. These products are currently available on SIMON’s centralized platform for “risk-managed… Read More

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