Online Wealth Mgt

Smartfolios: A new Online Advisory and Investment Platform from Singapore

Smartfolios is a Singapore-based online advisory and investment platform targeted at financial institutions that promises to deliver cheaper, more transparent and more convenient solutions to incumbents. Smartfolios has a simple mission: empower investors to reach their investment goals. Smartfolios’ value proposition is two-fold: on one

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Singapore Consumer Welcomes Robo-Advisor Services

Eight out of ten consumers in Singapore are willing to use robo-advisory services for their banking, insurance and retirement planning, highlighting the growing acceptance of computer-generated advice and services, a survey by Accenture found. Despite rising adoption of robo-advisors, consumers

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First Digital Onboarding in Singapore Robo-Advisor

Crossbridge Capital, an established wealth management firm serving ultra-high net worth investors globally, today announced important updates to its CONNECT by Crossbridge digital platform, Singapore’s first and largest functioning robo-advisor. In another Singapore first for the wealth management industry, CONNECT

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OCBC Bank is First Bank in Southeast Asia to Pilot Robo-Advisory Service

OCBC Bank claims to be the first bank in Southeast Asia to pilot a robo-advisory service. Time starved investors will be able to invest in diversified portfolios of stocks and ETFs, using automated, algorithm based portfolio management advice. The platform

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New Accenture Report Highlights Rising Acceptance of Robo-Advisors

Seven out of ten consumers globally are willing to use robo-advisory services for their banking, insurance and retirement planning, highlighting the rise in acceptance of robo services as well as a significant shift in consumer trends, according to a new

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Miss Kaya Launches Robo-Advisor for Women in Asia

Miss Kaya claims to the first licensed robo–advisor in Singapore (really true?), with Marvelstone Capital as its fund management company. Currently available to high net worth individuals, the plan is to be accessible to retail investors in the near term. Women

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Interview with the Founder of Bambu, Asia’s Premier B2B Robo-Advisor Provider

Launched in February last year, Bambu is a Singaporean B2B robo-advisor services provider delivering sophisticated automated online management solutions to financial institutions in Asia. Bambu has developed unique solutions for each segment of the market: a white label platform for financial

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Top 9 Wealthtech Startups in Singapore and Hong Kong

Over the last years, the growth of fintech has gained significant momentum globally, attracting US$19.1 billion in investment in 2015 alone. In Asia, fintech funding reached an all-time high, quadrupling 2014 total with US$4.54 billion in investment across 130 deals,

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European Ayondo Acquires TradeHero Brand Ahead of SGX Listing

ayondo, a fintech group specializing in financial trading technologies, has entered a perpetual licensing deal with Singaporean Tradinggame company TradeHero. The deal, which gives ayondo full brand and name rights as well as operational control of TradeHero outside of China and

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Rae Ho Join Singapore Fintech Startup BENTO

Bento, a joint venture set up by Singapore-based fintech startup Mesitis and former Bank of Singapore fund selector Chandrima Das, announced a new Chief Product Officer: Rae Ho joined the team according to Citywire. Prio she was a Product Specialist of Julius

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