Articles tagged "First Ascent Asset Management"
Scott MacKillop offers a view on industry awards contrary to Bob Veres, who took the Luminaries, Wealthies and others to task for editoral/sales conflicts
'We see them as merit based. If we win an award or receive recognition as a finalist, we feel that it means something.'
October 15, 2022 at 12:38 AM
After a 2018 cash scare, Scott MacKillop got a $1.5 million lifeline and -- boom -- RIAs rewarded his flat-fee TAMP with 1,000% AUM growth in 35 months
First Ascent now has $1.1 billion in RIA AUM and reached a sweet milestone -- its founder has a take-home salary and apparent sustainability.
June 14, 2021 at 8:41 PM
Liberated (in part) by an Envestnet deal, Scott MacKillop isn't ho-humming a second-round infusion of $1.5 million
Asking first-round funding friends and family to extend support stressed out First Ascent's CEO but the fresh capital arrives as new sources of asset inflows kick in
December 10, 2018 at 11:25 PM
After losing Lee Kranefuss and raising $10M, 55ip gets RIAs to buy Ph.D. smarts, though a critic calls it gussied-up market timing
Guided by an ex-Financial Engines ringer, Paul Gamble, the New York startup is now portfolio modeler for $100 million
April 19, 2018 at 10:38 PM
In echo of DFA-RIA custody strife, Morgan Stanley nixes new Vanguard mutual fund account openings
As the idea of a fund shelf diminishes, the Malvern, Pa.-based firm's refusal to pay such fees earns cold shoulder from the top New York wirehouse