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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

Belgium-Based B2B Wealthtech InvestSuite Secures €3 Million Through Latest Investment Round Led By PMV

  InvestSuite, a Belgium-based B2B wealthtech, has raised €3 million through its latest investment round. Founded in 2018, Investsuite describes itself as a European fintech company that provides automated investment solutions to help financial institutions retain their clients by addressing their rapidly-evolving digital needs and… Read More

Canadian Wealthtech PureFacts Scores CAD $20 Million from Scotiabank & Round 13 Capital

PureFacts Financial Solutions, a global WealthTech provider of fees, reporting and AI-powered predictive analytics solutions, recently announced it secured CAD$20 million in financing from Scotiabank and Round 13 Capital. Founded in 2010, PureFacts uses its data aggregation capabilities to provide market-leading fee management and business… Read More

Fintech M&A Market Appears to be Recovering After Struggling in H1 2020 due to COVID

  The Fintech mergers and acquisitions (M&As) market appears to be rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic. As reported by Financial Planning, the Wealthtech sector seems to be recovering after the Coronavirus crisis had put many deals on pause. RightSize Solutions, a company offering cybersecurity and… Read More

There were 28 Major Fintech Investment Rounds Finalized Last Week: Report

The Wealthtech and cryptocurrency-focused Fintech sectors recently attracted substantial investments through several investment rounds. During the past week, there were around 28 funding rounds in the Fintech space. Companies working in several key areas managed to secure funding including those focused on cryptocurrency, Wealthtech, payment,… Read More

GROUNDFLOOR CEO Brian Dally Comments on LendingClub’s Decision to Stop Allowing Retail Investors to Participate in Marketplace Loans

Last week, LendingClub (NYSE:LC) filed an 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) indicating its intent to stop offering retail notes by the end of the year. The leading marketplace lender in the US started as a peer to peer lender but over the… Read More

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

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