Post Tagged with: "Wealthfront"

Uno Wants to Own the Digital Mortgage Space Down Under

Uno Wants to Own the Digital Mortgage Space Down Under

by August 17, 2016 at 1:21 pm 1 comment

The process of getting a mortgage in Australia is different than in the U.S. But it still sucks, and new early-stage fintech company Uno is out to change that. No one knows how painful the mortgage process can be better than Uno CEO Vincent Turner, who spent years building software for mortgageRead More

Betterment to Pivot from Investments to Managing ‘All of Your Money’

Betterment to Pivot from Investments to Managing ‘All of Your Money’

by June 9, 2016 at 11:45 am 2 comments

Six years ago roboadvising was the domain of just a few startups, but today the space is getting increasingly crowded. Betterment saw that coming since Day One (exactly six years ago), according to CEO Jon Stein. “But that’s a good thing for us, because every time one of these incumbentsRead More

Ally Buys TradeKing to Move into Wealth Management Sector

Ally Buys TradeKing to Move into Wealth Management Sector

by April 6, 2016 at 9:50 am 1 comment

The branchless financial institution Ally Bank is expanding its offerings with the upcoming acquisition of TradeKing, a wealth management platform, announced yesterday. Ally had floated this ambition back in February. Ally has been adding to the functionality of its mobile app at a fast clip recently. Just last month, the bank announced theRead More

M&T Bank to Automate Onboarding in Wealth Management

M&T Bank to Automate Onboarding in Wealth Management

by January 22, 2016 at 12:45 pm 0 comments

M&T Bank’s wealth and institutional services unit is in the process of switching to a new image-capture system for its onboarding. The Buffalo-based bank, which introduced remote deposit capture back in 2012, disclosed the IT project during its earnings call earlier this week. Bank Innovation pinged Mitek and Top ImagesRead More

Top 20 Finance Apps: Robinhood Hits the Mark

Top 20 Finance Apps: Robinhood Hits the Mark

by August 20, 2015 at 11:30 am 1 comment

Robinhood, a startup promising free stock trades, made a strong showing in rankings for Google Play store finance apps, coming in at No. 7, putting it ahead of Google Wallet, Venmo, Citibank, and US Bank. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Robinhood has $66 million in funding and is commonly citedRead More

Narrative Science Sets Sights on Robo Advisory

Narrative Science Sets Sights on Robo Advisory

by July 10, 2015 at 11:30 am 1 comment

Narrative Science, which transforms data into narratives, is largely focused on assisting humans in wealth management. But a new opportunity is arising in automated investing, also known as robo advising, in regards to which Narrative Science is currently engaged in several meaningful conversations. The robo advising world has been excitingRead More

Investment Round in Cheddar Starts Heating Up

Investment Round in Cheddar Starts Heating Up

by May 5, 2015 at 10:52 am 1 comment

The seed round for Cheddar, a mobile banking startup, is starting to accelerate. The $200,000 round needs around $38,000 to close, with several investors committing to the company in just the last few days, including Pramod Rustagi, an active angel investor who is a former Intel software engineer. The round is being syndicatedRead More

Coolest Brands 2015: XigniteAggregation for Aggregators

Coolest Brands 2015: Xignite

Aggregation for Aggregators

by March 15, 2015 at 9:54 am 1 comment

Building a data-driven financial services company? You will probably end up calling Xignite at some point. The San Mateo-based startup offers on-demand financial data from the cloud to companies such as Yodlee, eToro, Personal Capital, Betterment, and Wealthfront. These are companies selling aggregation services — and doing so by wayRead More

Xignite APIs Now Powering +50 FinTech Ventures

Xignite APIs Now Powering +50 FinTech Ventures

by February 11, 2015 at 11:55 am 2 comments

APIs from Xignite, which provides back-end data integration much as Stripe provides payments integration, are powering, well, a lot of financial services ventures. Today, blogger Jim Bruene (@netbanker) tweeted that Xignite APIs are used by 40 startups that have previously presented at Finovate. Xignite lists a total of 55 companiesRead More

Alternative Lenders Dominate List of ’50 Best FinTech Innovators’

Alternative Lenders Dominate List of ’50 Best FinTech Innovators’

by December 29, 2014 at 11:35 am 1 comment

A list of the “50 Best FinTech Innovators” that has been making the rounds as the year winds down is dominated by alternative lenders. The list, assembled by Sydney-based investment firm Australasian Wealth Investments (AWI), has seen heavy sharing on Twitter among FinTech enthusiasts. Nine of the Top 20 companies are alternative lenders.Read More