robo advisors

Nov
12

Tokyo-based WealthNavi raises $37.6m in Series D round

Tokyo-based WealthNavi, provider of Japan’s biggest financial robo-adviser service, has secured 4.1 billion yen ($37.6 million) in its Series D funding round backed by a fund launched by Sony Financial Ventures and Global Brain, according to an announcement. Other investors including UTokyo Innovation Platform, SMBC Venture Capital, Mizuho Bank, Opt Ventures, and Resona Capital also […]

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Oct
24

Two more robo-advisors to enter Malaysia in 2020

Malaysia is expected to house two more robo-advisors in the country’s emerging financial technology (fintech) market next year, after the Australian-based firm Raiz Invest Ltd and Thai’s Robowealth Mutual Fund Brokerage Securities obtained the Securities Commission Malaysia’s (SC) approval for operation. SC executive chairman Datuk Syed Zaid Syed Jaffar Albar (picture) said the companies which […]

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Feb
22

Robo-adviser Wealthsimple raises $51 million to expand service

Wealthsimple, a Toronto-based online wealth management startup, has raised $51 million in funding from Power Financial Corp (PWF.TO), as it seeks to compete in the increasingly crowded digital investment advice market. Wealthsimple, which is among the group of digital investment managers known as robo-advisers, will use the round of funding to add features to its […]

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Aug
07

Two of Britain’s fastest growing fintechs are going after a huge pot of money: pensions

Fast-growing online investment startups Moneyfarm and Scalable Capital are both planning to launch pension products later this year, hoping that accessing the huge UK retirement market could super-charge their growth. Moneyfarm announced plans to launch a pension product later this year when it announced its full year results on Friday. Those results show that the […]

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Jul
27

Search for 2017 Fintech 100 innovators kicks off

Nominations are now open for the 2017 KPMG & H2 Ventures Fintech 100, the annual list designed to recognize leading fintech innovators.   Visit www.fintechinnovators.com by Thursday, 31 August 2017 and nominate your company, or any fintech you think should be considered for the Fintech 100.   The Fintech100, available at www.fintechinnovators.com, is compiled by […]

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Jul
05

MortgageGym receives £500K investment from Henry Ritchotte

MortgageGym, a UK-based regulated mortgage robo-adviser, received a personal investment of £500k from Henry Ritchotte. Ritchotte, former Chief Operating Officer and member of the management board of Deutsche Bank AG, was also appointed as an adviser. He has over 24 years’ experience in the investment banking and financial services industries. Since leaving Deutsche earlier this […]

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May
30

Credit Suisse develops Robo Advisor

Digital development is gathering pace at Credit Suisse under the guidance of Anke Bridge. Switzerland’s second-largest bank is working on a service that will be based on advice provided by robots. It wasn’t just the sheer size which kept UBS and Credit Suisse (CS) apart, but also their respective approach to innovation – with UBS […]

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May
10

Swiss Fintechs launch Asia service

Two Swiss fintech companies have launched a service in Asia designed to give local financial-service operators access to robo advisory products. Additiv and Synpulse in the framework of a cooperation agreement developed a three-step process, which will give companies in Southeast Asia and Greater China access to robo advice. The two companies are based in […]

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