Articles tagged "Andy Rachleff"

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Talent exodus hits Wealthfront including heads of product, marketing and compliance

Elliot Shmukler is credited with much of the product development that vaulted the robo from $150 million to $3.5 billion

July 26, 2016 — 10:08 PM UTC

Vanguard CEO says: 'We are a technology company' and hints strongly that robo-for-RIAs may be in the offing

Bill McNabb oversees 3,000 engineers who are willing to pay for 'dry holes' in drilling for the next Shaybah Oil Field of financial advice

June 16, 2016 — 8:17 PM UTC

The ironic reason robo-advisors aren't gorging on assets -- a determination to dictate bloodlessly to millennials

Whether you're talking B2B or B2C, the eRIA robo-advisor website personae are dull, disconnected and trying too hard to act grown-up

March 15, 2016 — 9:31 PM UTC

What exactly are robo-advisors, why did they steal the 2014 show and what will a 2015 repeat take?

We're talking 500 people, $250 million in capital with identifiable characteristics and 5,000 nervous legacy providers

January 2, 2015 — 5:36 PM UTC

Wealthfront's high-net-worth cat leaps out of the bag -- keeping it one robo 'pivot' ahead of Schwab

The Palo Alto firm with $1.7 billion of managed assets reveals that its little secret is big accounts

December 19, 2014 — 7:33 PM UTC

Wealthfront responds with force to Schwab CEO's robo announcement

The Silicon Valley-based auto-advice leader stokes its aura of invincibility by raising $64-million that it won't need anytime soon

October 28, 2014 — 7:49 PM UTC

After bagging Google, Wealthfront hires a Facebook web-traffic pied piper to manage mega-prospects knocking at the door

With 'bigger' deals than Google in the works, Alison Rosenthal hits the ground running -- fast -- at the online RIA

October 2, 2014 — 11:31 PM UTC

Wealthfront's advice is now an employee benefit for Google employees' non-401(k) savings

Employees at the search giant with less than $100,000 get their balances managed for free -- as do employees of the San Francisco 49ers and Palantir

September 23, 2014 — 2:56 AM UTC

What's up with Schwab getting into the robo-style online advice business and is Windhaven the linchpin?

Walt Bettinger's options for building using existing ETF portfolio capabilities or buying one of the many robos in existence point to a no-lose move

July 25, 2014 — 11:15 PM UTC

How exactly Vanguard Group -- with a dash of robo and lots of mojo -- went from a virtual unknown in wealth management to posing a threat to Merrill Lynch

The fund giant has 250 CFPs on staff for VPAS in Malvern, Charlotte and Scottsdale and virtually no minimum or maximum client size

July 14, 2014 — 12:00 AM UTC