Articles tagged "Greg Friedman"


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Greg Friedman buys 'needle-in-a-haystack' Seattle RIA

With a much more feminine look, the CEO of Private Ocean can now assault Amazon.com wealth

January 20, 2018 — 12:11 AM UTC

Greg Friedman pockets maybe $20 million, subtracts one full-time CEO job and goes all in on Private Ocean

WisdomTree pledges $30 million of cash and 56 year-old seller will pour his energies into building $1.2-billion RIA with new roll-up strategy

January 2, 2018 — 10:28 PM UTC

Caveats galore, Redtail attempts CRM revolution based on texting starting with 27,000 firms who use its software

Compliance experts and advisors throw down the gauntlet on CRM chat challenges but CEO/CTO Brian McLaughlin is unfazed

October 11, 2017 — 7:30 PM UTC

Greg Friedman rallies RIAs at Junxure conference -- then news of Envestnet-FolioDynamix deal turns up the heat

The $2-trillion platform consolidation stunned open architecture-minded CRM-users who suspect bundling's advantages may quickly turn to diminishing returns

October 2, 2017 — 9:00 PM UTC

With Pershing as canvas, Dan Skiles and Peter Mangan paint a picture of a budding RIA custodian

Shareholders Service Group has 1,500 RIA firms and counting and displayed a satisfying air of permanence at its San Diego conference

May 1, 2017 — 4:14 PM UTC

Advent's parent buys Salentica to bolster Black Diamond CRM

SS&C promised to buy David Welling lots of M&A toys to sweeten his firm's Black Diamond offering and now the big Salesforce-Microsoft reseller begins to fulfill that promise

October 24, 2016 — 2:48 PM UTC

Jaws drop after Dale Brown Skypes keynote address to Laser App conference with the claim: 'We were fiduciary believers long before being a fiduciary was cool'

The FSI chief's comments lit up Twitter then T3's Joel Bruckenstein and cleverDome announced a cybersecurity consortium at the San Diego gathering

August 15, 2016 — 8:03 PM UTC

Feeling RIA custody oats, Dan Skiles and Peter Mangan attract smaller RIAs but big-name lights to SSG event

The ex-Schwab RIA software chief delivered keynote at his Shareholders Service Group confab

April 25, 2016 — 7:41 PM UTC

In bed with giants, T3 software entrepreneurs go to Florida to swear they are still more independent than thou

MoneyGuidePro's Bob Curtis flipped the bird at potential VC cash-bearers as Fidelity-owned eMoney vowed it was still a scrapper

November 5, 2015 — 7:26 PM UTC

Greg Friedman channels his inner Marc Benioff and Junxure shows off its sky-high future before a crowd of $1B RIAs and RIA digerati in Vegas

Robos had their hush moment over a lost $5 million account and advisors buzzed over the Total Rebalance Expert-Morningstar deal but Friedman kept CRM at the center

October 12, 2015 — 4:34 PM UTC

Salesforce discloses upcoming RIA CRM product, cryptically and to some jeers

Losing its cloud edge with Redtail, Junxure -- and with a dubious social media strategy -- the San Francisco software giant needs to play catch-up

May 27, 2015 — 8:21 PM UTC

Peter Mangan taunts rival RIA custodians as Shareholder Services Group adds weapons, advisors

San Diego event celebrates emerging advisors and their emerging custodian

April 27, 2015 — 5:37 PM UTC

At Junxure confab No. 2, Friedman kvells about his 6-week-old Cloud and announces closer ties with Pershing

Mark Tibergien was on hand to cement the Junxure-Pershing connection -- and to call baloney on Joe Duran's Cassandra-like forecast for RIAs

September 17, 2014 — 5:15 AM UTC

INSITE 2014 unveils wired body armor for the advisor of the future as it rolls out a slew of NetX360 upgrades

Mark Tibergien delivered a personal challenge to advisors at the overflowing South Florida Pershing confab as INSITE announces plans to shift ground in '15

June 9, 2014 — 3:45 AM UTC

Tub-thumping debate between Tibergien and Seivert ignites Deal Makers Summit in NYC and helps RIA succession medicine go down

With some seeing RIA M&A as an oxymoron, this Summit was transparent about its own sand in the gears

May 6, 2014 — 4:24 AM UTC