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Fintech Syfe Raises USD $18.6 Million in Series A Funding

Singapore based Digital wealth manager Syfe has closed on a SG$ 25.2 million (USD $18.6 million) Series A funding round led by Valar Ventures. Other investors in the round include Presight Capital, and existing investor Unbound, the UK-based investment firm that led Syfe’s seed funding… Read More

Switzerland’s Credit Suisse Is Expecting Business Activity in Wealth Management Sector to Slow Down During Q3 2020

Thomas Gottstein, CEO at Credit Suisse Group AG, a global wealth manager, says that he expects business activity in the wealth management sector to slow down during the third quarter of this year. However, he believes that overall revenue and trading will continue at the… Read More

Razer Fintech and Franklin Templeton to Offer Digital Wealth Management Services to Millennials in Singapore and other Asian Countries

Razer Fintech has teamed up with Franklin Templeton in order to develop various digital wealth technology or Wealthtech tools for younger consumers. Franklin Templeton’s Singapore based subsidiary, Templeton Asset Management, and Razer Fintech, the financial division of Razer Inc, have committed to a Memorandum of… Read More

California based Fintech Wealthfront, which offers Robo-Advisory Services, Introduces “Self-Driving” Money

California-based Fintech firm Wealthfront, a Robo-Advisor that had been focused on becoming a digital bank, has revealed that it has introduced what it calls, the “first Self-Driving Money” service. As mentioned in an update shared with Crowdfund Insider, Wealthfront’s new, free-to-use service, Autopilot, will automate… Read More

Consumer focused Fintech Apps have Acquired More Funding from European Investors, compared to Other Market Segments: Report

European Fintech firms have managed to secure substantial funding, even during the lockdown period that came after the COVID-19 outbreak. They’ve acquired about €2.86 billion (appr. $3.4 billion) in capital between March and mid-August 2020, according to the latest data from Dealroom. There was a… Read More

Fintech Adoption in China Remains Strong due to Increased Use of AI, Digital Wallets, WealthTech, Robo-Advisory Services by Businesses: Report

Guided by the government’s Fintech focused development plan and innovation strategy, China is reportedly leading the charge when it comes to establishing financial technology businesses in the country. A recent survey of business Fintech usage, performed by CPA Australia, an established accounting firm, reveals that… Read More

Canadian Fintech Pascal Financial Partners Agora Dealer Services to Develop Wealthtech Solution for Mutual Fund Dealers, Advisors

Agora Dealer Services, a digital technology-focused Carrying Dealer that specializes in supporting mutual fund dealers and independent financial advisors, and Pascal Financial, a Canadian Fintech firm with an integrated, AI-enhanced wealth management platform with active behavioral finance, announced on July 29, 2020 that they’re developing… Read More

India-Based Neo Bank Niyo Announces Acquisition of Wealthtech Goalwise

Niyo, India-based neo banking startup, announced on Wednesday it has acquired Goalwise, a wealthtech platform. Niyo reported that the acquisition is in line with its goal of building a comprehensive product suite for its users. “Apart from the DIY zero percent commission mutual fund product… Read More

Spanish Wealthtech Allfunds Announces Strengthening of Social Commitment; Joins Corporate Sustainability Initiative United Nations Global Compact

  Allfunds, Spain-based independent wealthtech and fund distribution platform, announced on Thursday it is strengthening its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility and has joined corporate sustainability initiative, the United Nations Global Compact Allfunds reported that it has been producing a CSR report in accordance with the Global Reporting… Read More

Australian Wealthtech Picture Wealth Secures A$12 Million via Equity and Debt Funding Round, Acquires NEO Financial Solutions

Picture Wealth has finalized a A$12 million equity and debt funding round. The wealth management firm is planning to transform Australia’s financial advisory and superannuation sector. Picture Wealth has also acquired financial services licensee NEO Financial Solutions (NFS) for an undisclosed amount. Following the acquisition,… Read More

Wealthtech Allfunds Set to Launch B2B Sub-Advisory Platform & Investment Outsourcing to Banks, Wealth Managers, & Institutional Investors

Allfunds, Spain-based independent wealthtech and fund distribution platform, announced on Friday its plans to launch Allfunds Investment Solutions, which is an investment outsourcing and sub-advisory B2B solutions platform for banks, wealth managers, and institutional investors. According to Allfunds, the new service will operate as a… Read More

Robo-Advisor: Automated Wealth Management Platform M1 Finance Raises $33 Million Series B

Chicago based M1 Finance, an automated money management platform has raised $33 million in a Series B funding round. The r0und was led by LeftLaneCapital with participation from Jump Capital, Clocktower Technology Ventures as well as existing M1 investors, according to a release. M1 has… Read More

Wealthtech: US and Australia based Creativemass, a Wealth Management Firm, to Receive Investment from Republic Capital Group

Republic Capital Group, a company focused on offering investment banking services to the registered investment advisors (RIAs), asset and wealth management communities, will reportedly make a strategic investment in Creativemass, a US and Australia based financial services software firm. Creativemass provides wealth management solutions via… Read More

Wealthtech: Martin Stadler, CEO at Swiss Wealth Management Fintech Altoo, Says it’s Important to Work with Incumbents to Offer Quality Services

Martin Stadler, CEO at Altoo, the developer of a wealth platform which focuses on connecting people, wealth, and related processes by leveraging the latest technology, says that his company has onboarded significantly more clients recently because of the current market situation which has seen highly… Read More

Franklin Templeton Announces Acquisition of Digital Wealth Platform AdvisorEngine

Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE:BEN), a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton, announced on Wednesday it has acquired AdvisorEngine, a U.S.-based digital wealth platform. According to Franklin Resources, AdvisorEngine is a provider of technology and consulting services to more than 1,200 financial advisory firms… Read More

Wealthtech: UK-based ikigai, Developer of a Wealth Management App, to Work with Regtech Firm TruNarrative to Prepare for Official Launch

UK-based ikigai, the developer of a wealth management and banking app, will be working with TruNarrative, a regulatory technology (Regtech) platform, in order to prepare for its official launch. The Wealthtech firm has taken its name from a Japanese concept or idea which means “a… Read More

Belgium-based InvestSuite, a B2B Wealthtech Firm, Secures an Additional €2 Million in Seed Funding

Belgium-based InvestSuite, a business-to-business (B2B) wealth technology (Wealthtech) firm, has secured an additional €2 million in seed funding. The firm’s current and new angel investors took part in the round. InvestSuite’s management and employees also made contributions, bringing the company’s total funding since its launch… Read More

Wealthtech: Wealth Managers Rate their Process of Creating and Sharing Investment Advice as Poor to Average, a Report Reveals

Finantix, a technology products firm focused on banking, wealth management and insurance services, has published a report, which it authored in collaboration with WealthBriefing, a news, features and information source for the wealth management (Wealthtech) industry. The market research report, titled “Defining – and Delivering… Read More

Wealthtech: Singapore-based Kristal.AI, a Wealth Management Firm, Secures $6 Million via Series A Round

Kristal.AI, a Singapore-headquartered digital wealth management firm, has secured $6 million in capital via a Series A round, which was led by Chiratae Ventures (previously known as IDG Ventures). The Desai Family Office and several others including high-net-worth-individuals (HNWIs) also took part in the round…. Read More

Survey: 40% of Financial Advisors Say Mobile Apps Will Transform Wealth Management Industry

Financial advisors have been using a wide range of financial planning software and CRM tools to assist their clients. There have been significant changes in the landscape of who offers these financial management tools. Large companies have reportedly been absorbing Fintech startups. However, advisors and… Read More

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