Partnerships, funding rounds, startups, acquisitions – robos have had a busy year. More and more companies jumped on the robo-advising bandwagon this year, while independent companies grew exponentially and snatched big-name partners. While the current technology allows for a fully automated portfolio management system, we saw a lot of theRead More
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BNY Mellon has made a lot of noise about blockchain technology in recent months and that continued in a discussion of the bank’s innovation agenda yesterday. Reporting the bank’s third-quarter earnings, CEO Gerald Hassell outlines a shift in resources from real estate to digital. This practice normally refers to branches — all theRead More
There seems to be a profound conundrum facing blockchain and its implications for financial services. While it is true that blockchain seems to have the potential to “transform” financial services, it also faces steep challenges. It begs the question: is the at least $250 million invested in blockchain so far thisRead More
As UBS preps to expand its digital capabilities in wealth management, the bank will launch an Advisory Lab to further explore the most practical uses of robos, according to Richard Steinmeier, head of emerging affluent and the wealth advice center at UBS Wealth Management. The new lab will help UBS maintain a competitiveRead More
SigFig, a San Francisco-based robo advisor, partnered with UBS Wealth Management to create and customize digital tools for WMA’s 7,000 advisors, it was announced today. The tools will “complement” the existing expertise of UBS advisors, and not form a separate automated platform, SigFig said. This move is in line with SigFig’s strategyRead More
BIAN is trying to build the perfect bank. This week BIAN, which stands for the Banking Industry Architecture Network — will release version 3.0 of its Service Landscape, a “bank on paper” that covers all the major business processes of a bank — some 280 at this point. The organization hasRead More