Articles tagged "Orion"


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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

Power Player: Addepar's Eric Poirier drags RIAs to seek alpha in a beta world even as the advisors demand -- and get -- eMoney and FolioDynamix connections

The Silicon Valley-based CEO seeks to change how RIAs invest by what they can track with a new API and a fresh $140 million of VC money to see it out

September 26, 2017 — 7:31 PM UTC

Orion's parent NorthStar tops 700 employees, finishes second Omaha campus and taps a super-exec from central casting to run it all

With Eric and Todd Clarke handling day-to-day challenges at Orion and CLS, NorthStar finds an un-Clarke in Jon Baum, former CEO and chairman of The Dreyfus Corp.

March 24, 2016 — 7:02 PM UTC

What exactly to make of Fidelity's WealthScape and whether it's the bull in the third-party-equilibrium China shop

Calling it multicustody may be a stretch but the firm is determined to compete head-on with its own performance reporting software

February 17, 2016 — 10:34 PM UTC

How exactly Invesco plans to get a return on its Jemstep robo purchase with a TAMP-evoking strategy

The $800-billion Atlanta money manager is trying a modern model portfolios play on buying distribution for a more prominent seat at the table

January 13, 2016 — 9:39 PM UTC

Why the RIA business starts 2016 without its swagger: 2014 and 2015

What's hot right now? Almost nothing and nobody. But it might be a 'healthy correction' of equilibrium

January 11, 2016 — 11:42 PM UTC

Strung out on Red Bull, and stung by a red-faced landlord, 70 tech nerds and Russian-style judges, Eric Clarke pushes RIA app coders to new limits in Utah suburb

No panels, no PowerPoint no breakout sessions -- just tech whizzes from competing firms striving to integrate their systems to better serve financial advisors

September 18, 2015 — 6:16 PM UTC

Quovo rakes in $4.75 million from VC backers and a triumvirate of angel RIAs: Carson, Bicknell and Lockshin

The mini-Yodlee is ready to play the feisty startup role in the RIA account aggregation market

September 1, 2015 — 5:05 PM UTC

Black Diamond partners with MoneyGuidePro to create a turnkey product

David Welling also adds Salesforce, Redtail and Junxure to a bundle that mimics Tamarac and Orion in creating foolproof integration

June 15, 2015 — 3:30 PM UTC

Orion and Jemstep form first big marriage of non-robo and robo software -- at advisor behest -- to create RIA e-commerce

The Nebraska-based conventional provider and the Silicon Valley whiz-bang, with Salesforce and TD Ameritrade as common bonds, found it easy to partner with each other

April 22, 2015 — 1:40 PM UTC

Orion signs on three $1 billion-plus RIAs on its even-keeled Omaha reputation then rocks its own boat with a sale to Boston firm

Pinnacle Advisory Group, Brouwer & Janachowski, HK Financial Services bought Orion for scaling and nervously accept that it made its own scaling move

February 20, 2015 — 8:51 PM UTC

Boston firm buys Orion Advisor Services as part of NorthStar succession deal

TA Associates is acquiring a majority position in NorthStar Financial, which also owns CLS Investments and Gemini Fund Services

February 9, 2015 — 2:30 PM UTC

How a band of advisor-execs scaled 5,000 sunless feet to the summit of the Half Dome -- and the lessons the exploit yields for growing RIAs

Advisors donned headlamps, assuming considerable risk effecting the nighttime ascent in Yosemite -- including an encounter with a mama bear

July 18, 2014 — 3:05 PM UTC

Eric Clarke rolls the API dice by posting Orion software's code online

By putting 50,000 lines of code all on GitHub, the Orion exec risks giant intellectual capital giveaway -- but the upside is tremendous, observers say

May 8, 2014 — 2:57 AM UTC

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 — 5:59 PM UTC