Articles tagged "Adam Nash"


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As Acorns grapples with monetizing 1.1 million micro-accounts, the laid-back LA robo-advisor brings Wealthfront’s former chief exec onto its board

After this week's $1.3-billion Robinhood valuation, the sheer quantity of Acorn accounts may count for plenty in VC estimations

April 28, 2017 — 9:50 PM UTC

Andy Rachleff takes back CEO spot at Wealthfront at critical juncture

Adam Nash bows out after overseeing growth to $4.5 billion of AUM

October 31, 2016 — 11:34 PM UTC

What to make of Wealthfront's three big hires and why its artificial intelligence bid may be indefensible as a strategy

The Redwood City robo bets big on an ex-Google engineering whiz amid a Betterment onslaught and after a period of high-profile departures

September 22, 2016 — 9:06 PM UTC

After Betterment's $100 million VC raise makes 25 newspapers, Wealthfront unveils 3.0 on blog and Twitter

The big Redwood City robo is staying in character by touting 'artificial intelligence,' in synch with Facebook's CEO, but whether it's a real delineation or simple evolution is hard to tell

April 19, 2016 — 9:35 PM UTC

Wealthfront takes on another Facebook vet -- a clue that going dark in Palo Alto doesn't mean going away

The last-standing pure B2C robo hopes to outwit, outlast, and outplay its competitors by out-hiring them

December 3, 2015 — 6:15 PM UTC

Two ways of reading Wealthfront's inscrutable hire of a power CFO -- one it may not really need anytime soon

The Palo Alto-based robo-advisor may have tapped Ashley Fieglein Johnson to raise more VC -- or just because it doesn't need to count every bit of cash it burns

August 19, 2015 — 3:05 PM UTC

Vanguard's white-hot 'hybrid robo' just added $4 billion in three months -- a heat that may cast a chill on 'pure' robos

Now at $21 billion, Vanguard Personal Advisor Services is cannibalizing as a segmentation strategy and emphasizing new technology that edges it toward a more robo-centric, less call center-oriented model

July 16, 2015 — 5:02 PM UTC

Wealthfront CEO flames Betterment's 'outrageous' fees and 'abhorrent' ways; Betterment strikes back labeling the screed a Trumped-up PR play

In all-out blog war, Adam Nash accuses Betterment of 'payday lending' and Jon Stein decries Wealthfront's cynical 'hatchet job'

July 9, 2015 — 12:57 AM UTC

After Schwab and Betterment catch up to Wealthfront's AUM, the Palo Alto robo pioneer makes a stunning hire

Facebook's former design chief will use millennials as an acid test but she's designing for a broader market

June 5, 2015 — 6:04 PM UTC

Schwab's robo launch stimulates sign-ups at Betterment and Wealthfront -- and itself

Schwab Intelligent Portfolios' wake is lifting the fortunes of independent robos, say CEOs gathered in Manhattan for the Tiburon CEO Summit

April 8, 2015 — 1:28 PM UTC