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(Matt Pistone and) Aaron Klein: '[Matt] was the perfect co-founder.'

Riskalyze co-founder and CTO steps down; Aaron Klein hires a headhunter to replace him and nab a CMO, too

Right out of Berkeley, Matt Pistone was serious engineering talent with little experience. The new person needs to bring a track record.

March 22, 2022 at 1:12 AM

Laurie Schultz: I know what it takes.

Riskalyze replaces Lori Hardwick with Laurie Schultz at board chair and publicly tells her -- and the RIA industry -- it's moved the goalposts to a $1-billion valuation

The Auburn, Calif., firm's new chair already took one risk software firm to unicorn status and promises to 'do what it takes.'

November 24, 2021 at 11:12 PM

Jeff Schwantz: Traditional risk profiling is typically inadequate.

Morningstar stomps into the 'risk score' game with big weapons, miniscule market share and 'love' from Aaron Klein

The Chicago manager of $244 billion -- and ratings whiz -- will de-nerdify FinaMetrica, use portfolio-side data and push out risk software to 180,000 desktops-- all for free

August 3, 2021 at 2:40 AM

Eric Clarke: [The Riskalyze attack] certainly helped accelerate our sales and prospect pipeline, ironically.

The ironic outcome of Riskalyze's negative advertising attack on Orion's risk subsidiary is a boost in fortunes for both, though the flare-up may also have unhelpfully awoken a sleeping Morningstar

The Auburn, Calif., firm still holds an '85% market share,' says Aaron Klein, and he also doesn't regret shining a spotlight on what he disparages as 'unfruitful guesswork'.

July 17, 2021 at 3:05 AM

Eric Clarke: Several statements were not correct.

Riskalyze blindsides Orion with full-scale attack on its new risk software unit, but Orion CEO Eric Clarke vows to take action if necessary to protect his brand

The Auburn, Calif., industry leader used a release, video and dedicated website to lash out at Orion's freshly acquired HiddenLevers unit, but a backlash may be brewing.

May 13, 2021 at 3:29 AM

Andy Rachleff promises a bank "that makes money with the client -- not from them."

Wealthfront's unlikely tapping of Sheila Bair and Tom Curry signals likely push to gain a bank charter, analysts say

The Redwood City robo-advisor's addition of two renowned former chief banking regulators brings legitimacy and guidance that could lead to a margin-fattening bank charter and help solve the robo-advisor's problem of high client acquisition costs.

December 31, 2020 at 4:37 AM

Iraklis Kourtidis [in front of his boat office]: I felt they scratched the surface of what you can do with engineering [related to tax alpha].

After the visions of this engineer and Wealthfront diverged in 2016, he left to write his own robo-investing code on a shoestring; now Riskalyze is his first customer

Iraklis Kourtidis takes Aaron Klein's 'Autopilot' product to another plane of efficiency with 'Rowboat,' software he largely wrote over four no-paycheck years

July 31, 2020 at 3:11 AM

Lori Hardwick: It was me yearning for more.

Lori Hardwick steps down as AI Labs president and steps up as a gunslinging paladin for Riskalyze and other firms in new gig economy consulting role

The co-founder went to the Tiburon CEO Summit in April and came away with four big consulting gigs that morphed into a new career

June 13, 2019 at 2:48 AM

Aaron Klein: Our competitors like to downplay our sophistication.

Aaron Klein sells against fear and risk in San Antonio -- and hits back at competitors

The Riskalyze CEO has three businesses, an expanding list of copycats, 600 close friends and a rah-rah message: Fearlessness

October 22, 2018 at 10:40 PM

David Blanchett: Someone who expects to retire at 65 may be more likely to actually retire at 63 … [and] the impact can be severe: fewer years of saving combined with a greater need in retirement.

Morningstar causes uproar with new study that upends everything RIAs assumed about retirement planning, and it all comes down to a number

In July, Morningstar published its latest retirement report, and its author David Blanchett poses tough questions, suggesting advisors risk “havoc” when predicting retirement. But the industry claims it's well prepared.

August 17, 2018 at 8:51 PM

Andy Kalbaugh: It further supports their ability to manage and grow their businesses and provide even greater value in affiliation with LPL.

LPL Financial is latest to go the 'risk number' route by signing deal with LifeYield, which signed a Riskalyze deal in February

The Fort Mill, S.C.-based IBD will use the software to help advisors arbitrage between taxable and non-taxable accounts to minimize the bite of the IRS

May 30, 2018 at 8:14 PM

Jud Bergman: As we go from four or five big wins to 10 or 20 big wins, and we begin to monetize Yodlee, then people will say, 'OK, I see what you saw in it.'

Jud Bergman defines 'stupid' and post-'stupid' eras at his firm after Raymond James analyst dares to unearth the Yodlee question

The Envestnet CEO's rebuke, embracing the synonym for imbecilic and unintelligent, showed how raw feelings got in 2015 with the firm's purchase of Yodlee for about $600 million

May 29, 2018 at 11:03 PM

Joel Bruckenstein: MoneyGuidePro is looking to grow into the more complicated planning space with larger RIAs and family offices, where eMoney has been the tool of choice.

At T3 eMoney and MoneyGuidePro redraw the lines of battle and post-API-era blockchain discussion begins

Financial planning software giants zig to each other's zags, Ric Edelman rips the robos and Joel Bruckenstein bobbles

February 12, 2018 at 10:29 PM

Aaron Klein: We're shifting from scale to surgeon.

Riskalyze tromps onto Envestnet turf by signing $20-billion, 975-advisor account with its robo-manager

Aaron Klein's Autopilot takes aim at 65% of advisors who find TAMPs are both expensive and too much abdication of portfolio management customization

February 6, 2018 at 10:26 PM

Brian Hamburger worked the phones until headliners signed on in droves.

After Brian Hamburger scores Greg Fleming, Tom Bradley, Elliot Weissbluth and other A-list whoppers, MarketCounsel Summit fees will rise

Speakers fresh off making RIA headlines, including ex-Morgan Stanley president who is launching Rockefeller-backed RIA, will address uncomfortable issues, which sends demand up; $1,000 tickets til Monday

November 10, 2017 at 11:09 PM

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