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Eric Poirier: We’re investing more than $100 million a year in R&D – an investment that can outstrip everyone combined.

Addepar hits $2 trillion of RIA assets and $5 trillion of 'overseen' assets but still burns through $100 million annually for R&D, with an eye to $250 trillion of global consumer assets

The Mountain View, Calif. performance reporting software company claims it will now offer a warm shoulder to $100-million RIAs, though 'Big Three,' Orion, Tamarac and Black Diamond don't see them at that table right now, say industry experts.

December 14, 2023 at 3:25 AM

Eric Poirier: We admire what they've built.

After being 'blown away' by AdvisorPeak's engineering prowess, Addepar is buying the company to arm its clients with automated rebalancing software

The 12-year old Mountain View, Calif., performance reporter, with $3 trillion plus of adminstered assets, is buying the 18-person, third-year startup to apply to its 600 clients.

October 22, 2021 at 3:03 PM

Joe Lonsdale: This is a rare company where the second decade is much more exciting than the first.

Nearing $3 trillion of AUA, Addepar accepts another $150 million of unsolicited PE money because the price was right --a $2.17 billion valuation

D1 Capital Partners -- fresh off a crushing loss in the GameStop debacle -- footed the entire Series F capital raise by buying in at double Addepar's value from just seven months ago.

June 18, 2021 at 5:25 PM

Eric Poirier: We just see really a much bigger opportunity than our traditional competitors perceive.

With rivals pressing, Addepar insiders ante $117 million to up its game and settle in for the long haul -- as the firm adds $2 billion in pandemic-driven AUA each business day

On target for $5-trillion milestone by 2025, the Mountain View, Calif., reporting software comer hits $2.25 trillion of administered assets -- funded by founder Joe Lonsdale's 8VC, and Laurence Tosi-led WestPac.

November 20, 2020 at 3:34 AM

Eric Poirier: You would be hard pressed to get it done any faster.

Addepar extends business model from software maker to player in the investments business -- a secretive project 10 years in the making

The Mountain View, Calif., firm registers a broker-dealer then rolls out 'Marketplace' to virtually meld five big semi-manual platforms into one smoother, more digital NTF platform of alts -- and charge a hefty toll.

June 16, 2020 at 1:46 AM

Craig Pearson: [Clients] said: If you come back, we're here.

A higher bidder ripped WealthTouch from Craig Pearson's grasp but his startup could rip the clients, free of charge, right back -- and leave Addepar gasping

After his noncompete expired, the founder and CEO of Private Wealth Systems is welcoming old UHNW managers whose language he speaks

April 25, 2018 at 6:27 PM

Bob Miller: In 2015 90% of our revenue came from reporting ... In 2018 that will be less than 50 % so it's a major shift.

What exactly to make of PCR 'doubling' assets to $250B in an eye-blink amid Addepar's inescapable presence

CEO Bob Miller pivoted to safer 'aggregation' ground where margins are slimmer but competition may be lighter

March 13, 2018 at 9:12 PM

Eric Clarke: If we didn't do anything, our RIAs would have gone to Addepar or PCR and it would have given them a chance to cross-sell.

Orion gets serious about Addepar's threat to its biggest clients

CEO Eric Clarke cobbles together a dozen providers, plus DTCC, into a workable reporting system for alternative investments that cuts labor, improves appearance

March 5, 2018 at 5:44 PM

Eric Poirier: We are still in the very early days in terms of penetration in the RIA industry.

Power Player: Addepar's Eric Poirier drags RIAs to seek alpha in a beta world even as the advisors demand -- and get -- eMoney and FolioDynamix connections

The Silicon Valley-based CEO seeks to change how RIAs invest by what they can track with a new API and a fresh $140 million of VC money to see it out

September 26, 2017 at 7:31 PM

Eric Poirier: You don't want to be orphaned.

Addepar secures Morgan Stanley account by winning a test of wills and unleashing a small army on Manhattan

Despite initial skeptics, industry pressure pushes first wirehouse into line, but will others feel the burn?

January 18, 2017 at 9:29 PM

The author with Mark Tibergien at the Pershing Symposium this week in southern California

After her Stanford B-school classmates rip on FAs at reunion, a stung Min Zhang takes uber north to Pershing RIA event to hear out Kitces, Tibergien and Poirier on the topic

Mark Tibergien, Mike Kitces, Addepar CEO and others in San Francisco show pathway to capturing the hearts and savings of 'bankless' millennials

May 6, 2016 at 9:05 PM

Steve Wagner (center): I think there's something really cool about working with families.

The inner orchestration of Dynasty, Addepar and Pershing/BNY Mellon it took to harmonize a $1.4 billion Merrill Lynch family office team

Vendors are finding ways to put UHNW corner family offices on conveyor belts in the service of RIA prosperity

September 9, 2015 at 8:21 PM

Nevin Freeman: The killer feature of the new version of Addepar is the report generation. It’s unbelievably simple to use for what it produces.

Review: Nevin Freeman pops the Addepar hood to see what $50 million of coding can do for RIA software

Other than a couple of willful eccentricities, the Mountain View-based start-up's engineers earn a 'well done' from our technology maven

April 29, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Eric Poirer: We have invested tremendously in our culture.

After one year of 'eight-fold' growth, Addepar rotates Karen White out and an ex-SAP exec in

The new CMO, Barbara Holzapfel, will face the challenge of establishing a niche more specific than 'all of the above'

November 10, 2014 at 8:32 PM

Mike Paulus (r.) being interviewed by Bill Winterberg: It was a very long and smooth transition. (photo courtesy of Winterberg.)

The face of Addepar leaves the company amid intrigue about just where it stands with the RIA market

Mike Paulus was company president during its formative time and exemplified its faith in youth

March 24, 2014 at 3:33 AM

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