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WealthTech Insights #2 with April Rudin: Three Pillars of Success in Financial Business

Vasyl Soloshchuk

WealthTech Insights with April Rudin

April is a consultant to global financial services firms in North America, Asia, and the Middle East. April specializes in creating solutions for multi-family offices, wealth management firms, RIA’s, and other financial service firms.
In the interview, April shares her ideas about three pillars of success in financial business, and why the term “robo-advisor” is inappropriate. She discusses the robo-advisor of the future, and where competition is likely to come from.

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Databases Used by Robo-Advisors (Infographics)

Vasyl Soloshchuk

Databases beyond robo-advisors

Robo-advisors’ functioning is based on algorithms that allow platforms to suggest investment strategies based on large amounts of data which is received from different sources. Thus, robo-advisors use various data types; all this data should be collected, stored, secured, transformed, analyzed, and reported.

MySql is most commonly used by robo-advisors. However, …

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Technologies Used by Robo-Advisors for Frontends (Infographics)

Vasyl Soloshchuk

Frontend technologies beyond robo-advisors

To create frontends for robo-advisors, generally, frameworks, such as AngularJS and React, are used.

Unlike most frontend frameworks, PHP performs server-side operations in addition to the client-side script. This is why robo-advisors use it as well. JSP, which is similar to PHP, is rarely used.

Frameworks, such as Backbone.js and Ember.js, are …

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