Chafing at new 'governance,' Evan Rapoport resigns as SMArtX CEO, 15 months after Morningstar became its largest PE investor and giant customer -- and weeks after pivot toward 'freemium' strategy
The West Palm Beach entrepreneur 'endorses' the stictures that hastened his exit, but he's looking foward to green pastures unfettered by rules that more mature companies employ.
'Spunky' SMArtX finessed its way to $31.5 billion and began a 'freemium' future, but its new CEO is hedging his bets by hiring a TAMP salesman with a track record that glitters like his own
Just 22 days after swapping the SMArtX presidency for the CEO spot, Jonathan Pincus got David Pologe to help sign on new RIAs and brokers and their client assets.
September 15, 2023 at 2:13 AM
The exclusive deal SMArtX cinched with Black Diamond is yielding Tiffany results, and now SmartX is hiring to keep up
Growth is not an option for the tiny West Palm Beach concern after its SS&C alliance after AUM all but doubles in recent months requiring more inventory, expertise and staff
April 10, 2019 at 11:05 PM
Seven 'RIA' chief executives are stepping aside for CEO 'operators' as PE backers get 'trigger' happy in adverse market; here are their stories
Whether it's Edelman Financial Engines, SMArtX, Allworth or InvestCloud, the re-CEO-ing process follows a fat 2020 capital raise and thinner results in stormy financial markets.
September 7, 2023 at 9:46 PM
With $4 million VC raise fresh in hand, SMArtX takes next step to shed Black Diamond shadow by hiring a president/COO who casts his own
.Jonathan Pincus took overseen assets at Northern Trust from $3 billion to $70 billion at his Chicago firm and learned about SMartX after in his old role