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Gregory H. Woods: The Court dismisses this action sua sponte [without prompting] without prejudice because Plaintiff BlackCrown Inc. is not represented by counsel.
January 3, 2020 at 5:26 PM

Josh Vail: To grow on top of that takes a little bit more elbow grease.

361 Capital has eight-year asset rise from $100 million to $1.7 billion then makes two people moves after net inflows slow to trickle

The liquid alts provider is a beneficiary of referrals from Lovell Minnick, which owns a stake, but will need to apply 'elbow grease' to marketing to keep pace with redemptions and the law of large numbers

November 27, 2018 at 6:10 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

Brian McLaughlin: I wouldn't say we're directly targeting a go against a Salesforce, [But] from serving a lot of smaller advisors and firms, we are seeing a shift to larger AUM firms.

Downmarket Redtail hustles at 'crazy pace' to steal march upmarket as CRM rival Junxure wires merger and Salesforce relaunches as an off-the-rack product

The Sacramento-based CRM firm moves to 'Transaction Alley' in Atlanta from the Georgia 'burbs to attract urbane engineers

May 10, 2018 at 9:00 PM

Fielding Miller: We had it narrowed it down to Tamarac and Black Diamond.

CAPTRUST dumps Advent and Microsoft, flirts with Tamarac and Salesforce, then hires Black Diamond and Microsoft

As CAPTRUST switches gears from its $240-billion 401(k) business to its $6-billion wealth manager, it is forced to make mammoth and wrenching software moves

January 4, 2018 at 10:56 PM

Neesha Hathi, who spent six years selling the Schwab-Salesforce super bundle, will now need a new pitch.

Schwab gives Salesforce the heave-ho as hub of Intelligent Integration

150 RIAs are scrambling for a new CRM arrangement ahead of a July 31 drop-dead date as the San Francisco custodian unwinds the once exalted partnership

March 31, 2016 at 3:03 AM

Matthew Weibler: Commonwealth’s new CRM is shockingly fast.

Why Commonwealth Financial dumped Microsoft CRM and where the decision's go-it-alone hazards lie

At stake is what many consider the advisor nerve center of the Waltham, Mass.-based broker-dealer

December 2, 2015 at 4:58 AM

Shawn Carpenter: The reason we did the capital raise is growth has really accelerated pretty dramatically since mid-last year.

Morningstar throws more money -- and loses one of its own -- at keeping its stake in a Bloomberg-lite venture intact

The bullish Chicago data company leads a fourth round of funding for YCharts and one of its managers left to help the start up

June 2, 2015 at 5:03 PM

Bernie Clark: We have been working closely with advisor groups over the past year to shape our offer.

Schwab makes thousands of its RIAs subject to fee for robo-software, allocation of client cash to Schwab Bank

The San Francisco firm told RIAs on a webcast that their firms must have $100 million on account or pay for robo-software

March 23, 2015 at 7:21 PM

Stuart DePina: It does close the gap with Salesforce.

Tamarac doubles down on Microsoft to be more like Salesforce

Stuart DePina has beyond-skin-deep reason for liking Microsoft Dynamics but Salesforce has prettier-girl attributes

April 28, 2014 at 5:59 PM

Derek Jaskulski: My gripe is that when you have special groups like advisors, [Salesforce] should be aware that e-mail retention is an industry requirement.

How one RIA's faith in Salesforce's sophistication led to cut-and-paste hell and a major rethinking

After a dazzling SF demo, Portland Global Advisors planned to dump its advisor-dumb Microsoft CRM for Salesforce but the devil was in details

January 22, 2014 at 7:44 AM

Franklin Tsung (with Tim Welsh to his right and Andy Wang to his left) : This puts the direct purchase option out of reach for the average advisor.

Salesforce rolls out giant product, pricing changes -- a virtual doubling for the direct-sold version that could price out some mainstream RIA practices

As part of a big revamping, Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff will make CRM work on mobile but it may now cost twice as much for the comparable direct-sold product

November 21, 2013 at 3:38 AM

Neesha Hathi is striving for 'one-step publishing.'

Schwab unveils 'Project PM' at IMPACT -- a 'new vision' for using the company's data to fuel PortfolioCenter

The 'next-generation portfolio management system' takes data cleanliness into a godliness realm but competitors and observers offer sharp criticism of the plan -- and its mushy deadline for completion

November 12, 2013 at 5:10 AM

Pete Hess: I think we're really going to shock some people...it gives me a great feeling.

Peter Hess throws a Black Diamond lifeline to stubborn Advent Axys users, but will the price be right?

The Advent CEO shows his respect for 1,400 change-averse Axys loyalists -- who hold hundreds of billions in assets -- by paving the way for delivery of Black Diamond's coveted reports

September 25, 2013 at 5:46 PM

Shawn Carpenter: We preemptively raised capital to take advantage of the growth we are seeing with advisors, hedge funds and portfolio managers.

Morningstar takes a big stake in a startup gunning to be the Bloomberg for RIAs

Flush with $8 million in VC dollars, YCharts is betting that its data feed and content can challenge the Bloomberg behemoth by filling a hole for wealth and hedge fund managers

August 13, 2013 at 5:35 AM

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