The metaverse is now accessible to financial advisors. Assessing a client’s risk/return profile is becoming an increasingly digital phenomenon. Wealth managers are taking client engagement to the next level. And bitcoin is becoming more accessible to advisors.
Major financial firms Franklin Templeton and Charles Schwab are in the mix this week. Sequoia is morphing into an RIA. And a wealth management-focused fintech firm is inching closer to unicorn status.
M&A is afoot in the wealth management space as firms hire more talent and ink strategic deals to strengthen their offerings to advisors.
Now that a bitcoin ETF is in the mix, the competition is already heating up. One firm has made it easier for RIAs to access bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. And wealthtech firms are continuing their push toward automation.
Fixed income ETFs are evolving to better capture the latest technology. Advisors can gain access to two new crypto and blockchain funds. And the cloud is making investing more efficient.
The financial advisor landscape is not only becoming more tech-friendly on the back-end but also more customized to the needs of clients.
Wealthtech firms are wrapping up Q3 by enhancing their mobile apps, expanding with new hires, and even changing broker dealers. Let's dive in.
Financial advisors are doing deals, strengthening their technology offerings and battening down the cybersecurity hatches.
Wealthtech is on the move with strategic investments, partnerships, hirings and more. Read Advisor Tech Talk for 9/14/21.
divestitures, partnerships, cryptocurrency adoption, and more. For each theme, there are multiple headlines to go alongside them, but we’ve narrowed them down to a sampling of where we leave off for the summer and where we will pick up for the fall.