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Josh Gray 'dramatically improved the velocity of his tech team everywhere he worked.'

After Riskalyze raised a pile of cash, it went shopping for a chief technology officer and found him at Apex Clearing

The Auburn, Calif., risk software maker is undergoing a shift to enterprises and nabs Josh Gray from the Dallas firm.

August 10, 2022 at 2:25 AM

(Matt Pistone and) Aaron Klein: '[Matt] was the perfect co-founder.'

Riskalyze co-founder and CTO steps down; Aaron Klein hires a headhunter to replace him and nab a CMO, too

Right out of Berkeley, Matt Pistone was serious engineering talent with little experience. The new person needs to bring a track record.

March 22, 2022 at 1:12 AM

Laurie Schultz: I know what it takes.

Riskalyze replaces Lori Hardwick with Laurie Schultz at board chair and publicly tells her -- and the RIA industry -- it's moved the goalposts to a $1-billion valuation

The Auburn, Calif., firm's new chair already took one risk software firm to unicorn status and promises to 'do what it takes.'

November 24, 2021 at 11:12 PM

J. Fielding Miller's 51-acquistion rollup is now endorsing Riskalyze internally.

Riskalyze tightens ties to CAPTRUST and its $660 billion in AUA with an access deal and its implicit endorsement

Fresh off signing Mariner Wealth's $40 billion with insider help, the Auburn, Calif., firm formalizes and elevates dealings with the Raleigh, N.C., giant.

September 13, 2021 at 9:59 PM

Marty Bicknell: We have a large set of advisors that are raving fans of the tool.

Marty Bicknell chooses Riskalyze software for Mariner Wealth and integrates it with Orion and eMoney

The Overland Park, Kansas RIA, with $40-billion in AUM, needed to address heightened volatility fears post-2020 but also choose software his advisors were eager to use

September 3, 2021 at 2:10 AM

Aaron Klein: It’s not every day that one of the world’s premier software investors places a big bet like this ... [the sale] signals a lot more investment, a lot more innovation, and a lot more growth.

Riskalyze de-risks by cashing out investors at a $300-million-plus valuation to British mega-investor, but Aaron Klein is keeping big skin in the game

Early investors in the Auburn, Calif., risk software vendor are out and Hg Capital in, but the runaway market leader is facing new competitive risks from Morningstar, Orion and maybe BlackRock.

August 26, 2021 at 1:53 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

Jeff Schwantz: Traditional risk profiling is typically inadequate.

Morningstar stomps into the 'risk score' game with big weapons, miniscule market share and 'love' from Aaron Klein

The Chicago manager of $244 billion -- and ratings whiz -- will de-nerdify FinaMetrica, use portfolio-side data and push out risk software to 180,000 desktops-- all for free

August 3, 2021 at 2:40 AM

Eric Clarke: [The Riskalyze attack] certainly helped accelerate our sales and prospect pipeline, ironically.

The ironic outcome of Riskalyze's negative advertising attack on Orion's risk subsidiary is a boost in fortunes for both, though the flare-up may also have unhelpfully awoken a sleeping Morningstar

The Auburn, Calif., firm still holds an '85% market share,' says Aaron Klein, and he also doesn't regret shining a spotlight on what he disparages as 'unfruitful guesswork'.

July 17, 2021 at 3:05 AM

Eric Clarke: Several statements were not correct.

Riskalyze blindsides Orion with full-scale attack on its new risk software unit, but Orion CEO Eric Clarke vows to take action if necessary to protect his brand

The Auburn, Calif., industry leader used a release, video and dedicated website to lash out at Orion's freshly acquired HiddenLevers unit, but a backlash may be brewing.

May 13, 2021 at 3:29 AM

Iraklis Kourtidis [in front of his boat office]: I felt they scratched the surface of what you can do with engineering [related to tax alpha].

After the visions of this engineer and Wealthfront diverged in 2016, he left to write his own robo-investing code on a shoestring; now Riskalyze is his first customer

Iraklis Kourtidis takes Aaron Klein's 'Autopilot' product to another plane of efficiency with 'Rowboat,' software he largely wrote over four no-paycheck years

July 31, 2020 at 3:11 AM

Lori Hardwick: It was me yearning for more.

Lori Hardwick steps down as AI Labs president and steps up as a gunslinging paladin for Riskalyze and other firms in new gig economy consulting role

The co-founder went to the Tiburon CEO Summit in April and came away with four big consulting gigs that morphed into a new career

June 13, 2019 at 2:48 AM

Aaron Klein: Our competitors like to downplay our sophistication.

Aaron Klein sells against fear and risk in San Antonio -- and hits back at competitors

The Riskalyze CEO has three businesses, an expanding list of copycats, 600 close friends and a rah-rah message: Fearlessness

October 22, 2018 at 10:40 PM

David Blanchett: Someone who expects to retire at 65 may be more likely to actually retire at 63 … [and] the impact can be severe: fewer years of saving combined with a greater need in retirement.

Morningstar causes uproar with new study that upends everything RIAs assumed about retirement planning, and it all comes down to a number

In July, Morningstar published its latest retirement report, and its author David Blanchett poses tough questions, suggesting advisors risk “havoc” when predicting retirement. But the industry claims it's well prepared.

August 17, 2018 at 8:51 PM

Andy Kalbaugh: It further supports their ability to manage and grow their businesses and provide even greater value in affiliation with LPL.

LPL Financial is latest to go the 'risk number' route by signing deal with LifeYield, which signed a Riskalyze deal in February

The Fort Mill, S.C.-based IBD will use the software to help advisors arbitrage between taxable and non-taxable accounts to minimize the bite of the IRS

May 30, 2018 at 8:14 PM

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