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The Sora Finance co-founders were named top emerging technologists.

Familiar faces -- Bill, Eric, Oleg and Joel -- dominate Day One at T3 but Syntax Data and SoraFinance get their moment -- and Oleg brandishes app marvel

The big companies like Orion, Envestnet and Invent cement the 20th anniversary of the Joel Bruckenstein event with bundle-ism, but green sprouts of new firms are everywhere; the kids get AI

January 24, 2024 at 6:27 AM

Jon Jones: The only way we can do that at scale is to have a modern platform that uses the latest technologies, designed by true innovators.

Reed Colley reports $20-billion AUA RIA win -- a legacy Envestnet-Tamarac shop -- as proof point Summit Wealth software is ascendant

The San Francisco-based Black Diamond founder has Summit Wealth playing hardball among elite RIAs with Brighton Jones as pioneer.

January 12, 2024 at 3:23 AM

Natalie Wolfsen hopes to replicate her AssetMark success at Orion.

Orion names 'left-brained' Natalie Wolfsen as CEO to replace Eric Clarke, and AssetMark, which synchronized its announcement, hires Michael Kim as her replacement

Orion Chairman Charles Goldman again lures his protege to self-replace, while Michael Kim was 'integral to AssetMark’s record financial performance over the past several years'

September 8, 2023 at 11:58 PM

Brian Hamburger: SEC would now have the ability to search for all advisers that used that service provider and look for similar problems.

SEC crackdown on 'set-and-forget' advice alarms RIAs, who face new 'burdensome' and 'expensive' reporting to curb alleged 'conflicts of interest' over 'deceptive' outsourcing

The spike in RIAs outsourcing functions formerly kept in-house triggered the crackdown, but is the red tape worth it? advisors ask

November 15, 2022 at 3:59 AM

Joel Bruckenstein says T3 did not ease out of its COVID cold storage. The 2022 event was the largest in its 16 years.

Joel Bruckenstein delivers full-bore Texas T3 to record attendance, complete with news reports from Orion, Morningstar and others that were fortuitously timed

The RIA software guru got 1,000 people to Denton where data was the hot topic, and robo and crypto got short shrift.

May 5, 2022 at 3:05 AM

Manish Khatta: If you hold a conference and do not mandate vaccinations, then you are part of the problem.

The 2021 RIA event comeback collapses as FPA, 'Invest In Others' and T3 cancel in-person events, but WealthStack, Riskalyze and SALT won't be deterred

Demand and attendance are mostly high; hosts cite advisors with under-12 children as mostly the reason for balking but say sponsors never flinched.

August 24, 2021 at 11:27 PM

Jud Bergman: I am highly confident that eventually we will find a new solution with a new provider that enables us to address this market opportunity.

Jud Bergman admits Envestnet will be set back months, if not quarters at hands of Marc Kasowitz and his client, causing firm's shares to plummet

With FinancialApps yanking its software from its Chicago-based ex-partner -- and suing it on the way out the door -- the Envestnet CEO needs to find replacement and ward off a legal attack

August 10, 2019 at 6:09 PM

Raj Udeshi: Here's a seven-figure deal I just beat Blackrock on.

HiddenLevers' Raj Udeshi takes victory lap after nabbing Focus Financial account: 'We dropped a bomb in BlackRock's backyard;' But it's just a battle not the war, analysts say

The founder's analytics software firm had to beat out Aladdin but the reward is a doubling of assets and $1-million-plus contract

March 27, 2019 at 9:41 PM

Bob Curtis finally sold out to corporate interests after years of holding the line -- but financial planning's shift to a data game may have left little choice.

It took years to woo Bob Curtis to sell MoneyGuidePro but what Envestnet gets for its patience seem plenty worth it -- for both

The Fidelity-eMoney combination was a big success but a Yodlee-MGP pairing could turn the tide in the battle for the advisor desktop. Just don't call it 'competition'

March 16, 2019 at 2:04 AM

Bob Edmonds and Bob Curtis proudly teaming up sent tremors through the competorati.

T3, held in two-cow town, churns out big news -- much of it about Apprise Labs, RightCapital debuts-- as industry shifts to planning from portfolio management

Joel Bruckenstien lured the RIA world to low-cost Denton, Texas and the RIA world brought stories of breakthrough deals, data and Clever domes

February 6, 2019 at 4:42 AM

Raef Lee: If the advisor is willing to put the time and effort in, we’ll cover the cost … [and] we have a formidable platform in place to do all the heavy lifting.

SEI targets the 60% of its book that are planning virgins with Advizr's 'lite' planning software -- an MRI on held-away assets and way to boost SEI products sales

The Oaks, Pa.-based TAMP plans is to lure reps with the 'nibbling' software maker it part owns with a buy-one-get-one-free coaching and planning deal

December 5, 2018 at 11:03 PM

Rohit Mahna: [There's] a massive convergence as disruptive new entrants are forcing financial institutions to reimagine the entire customer experience across every line of business.

Salesforce's slew of new advisor-focused CRM upgrades gets slammed, while a rival CEO says fresh changes won't 'slow the stampede' of RIAs fleeing the San Francisco giant

A year after Salesforce launches its long-awaited Financial Services Cloud--a financial advisory-focused twist on its CRM software that remains a Fortune 500 darling--the giant vendor unleashed a glut of upgrades

September 19, 2018 at 10:20 PM

Eric Clarke: It's our next phase.

Why Eric Clarke is pressing to give Orion's 1,500 RIAs first crack at BlackRock's Aladdin -- including two that already have feeds

The Orion Advisor Services CEO is working with a $5-trillion AUM asset manager but it boils down to his personal relationship with BlackRock's Brad Stanger

June 15, 2018 at 7:58 PM

Mike Sha: It's way better for our clients if technology investments are amortized across  [multiple] large partners as opposed to one-off custom development for any one-off particular partner.

Mike Sha's robo-advisor faced tough choices until two wirehouses offered unique partnerships -- and maybe a new business model to boot

Sure, the SigFig's founder plays by some of UBS's rules in taking its financial backing and giant systems account but beyond that, the freedom to cavort with Wall Street rivals is pretty unlimited.

June 14, 2018 at 3:46 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

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