Articles tagged "Advizr Inc."
Two years (almost) after leaving Orion, Hussain Zaidi unveils a second financial planning company, more like a budget robot, with Eric Clarke as an investor
The founder of Advizr sold his firm to Orion in 2019, left at start of 2021, and he's now ready for a new start. also backed by Vanilla founder Steve Lockshin and Lloyds of London's chairman.
September 24, 2022 at 1:48 AM
Advizr founder Hussain Zaidi parts ways with Orion but mission accomplished: Orion's AUA leapt 50% in his 19 months
MoneyGuidePro and eMoney still dominate, but RIAs and IBDs in droves are willing to choose Orion's planning on the terms offered -- zero license fees.
January 9, 2021 at 2:06 AM
Eric Clarke pays about $50 million for 'monopoly piece' Advizr as Orion sheds some of its 'API utopia' image to shred mega-competitors
The Orion CEO gets Hussain Zaidi's very Silicon Alley firm as key ally; Clarke says Personal Capital, Vanguard and Schwab threaten his RIA clients' futures, as a result new planning software will future-proof their practices -- and his
July 12, 2019 at 1:42 AM
Why exactly Northwestern Mutual bought a digital darling for $250 million, shut it down, orphaned its customers and declared progress
When the Milwaukee-based mega-insurer relaunches in six months, the one aspect certainly subtracted from the mix will be the cash-draining 8,000 mass market customers
May 9, 2018 at 9:23 PM
Advizr CEO reveals just how the lift-out of four Morgan Stanley breakaway engineers leapfrogs his plans ahead
Hussain Zaidi sees greenfields opportunities at small IBDs and Fortune 500 firms where planning software alone doesn't make the grade
April 13, 2018 at 7:48 PM
The T3 Enterprise Conference showed the dark side of the RIA software business in Vegas
RIAs may be reaching a point of diminishing returns in buying software unless RIA custodians can join them in the reinvention process -- with the tenuous fate of cleverDome hanging in the balance
November 7, 2017 at 1:00 AM
Advizr gets Series A $7-million investment in bid to create software with best of eMoney, MoneyGuidePro and Mint.com rolled into one
Franklin Templeton, SEI and Fenway Summer place $7-million wager on Hussain Zaidi, a former Ameriprise broker who cites his 'unfair advantage' in starting from scratch against a software category that got going decades ago