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DriveWealth partners with Australian Verrency to enable shoppers to invest in companies where they purchase goods and services. Vestmark partners with Oranj to provide its advisors with new strategies. SS&C Technologies integrates ERS with its TRAC. Wealthfront offers retirement planning for individuals without Wealthfront account. Asset-Map is completely integrated with MoneyGuidePro. Fiserv presents financial planning solution. SEI integrates Advizr’s financial planning tool into SEI’s solution. Advyzon integrates with Schwab OpenView Gateway to provide advisors with seamless data flow between both platforms. Riskalyze integrates with MyRepChat to help Financial Advisors have conversations about risk with their clients.

DriveWealth

Digital brokerage solution provider DriveWealth announced last Monday it has joined forces with Australian global payments platform Verrency to deliver its fractional share investment platform to a new segment of consumers. DriveWealth reported that through the new partnership shoppers who have a debit or credit card will have the opportunity to invest in companies from which they purchase goods and services.

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Vestmark

Vestmark, the leading provider of portfolio management and trading solutions for financial institutions and advisors, announced a partnership with Chicago-based financial technology firm Oranj. Vestmark Advisory Solutions (VAS) will give Oranj advisors access to the more than 500 third-party strategies available today as models in the Vestmark Manager Marketplace (VMM). VAS also will perform the trading and related services required to implement the models selected by Oranj advisors for their clients, which can include both ETF strategist models and traditional equity strategies.

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SS&C Technologies

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, announced a collaborative agreement with Envestnet Retirement Solutions (ERS) to integrate its Managed Account solution with SS&C’s retirement record keeping platform, TRAC®.

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Wealthfront

Wealthfront announced a new program to offer retirement planning software to all individuals in the U.S. at no cost. Called Freemium, the service lets users that do not have a Wealthfront account sync financial information into the company’s Path tool, which then calculates ideal spending rates and budgets and helps map out a plan for retirement.

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Asset-Map

Asset-Map, announced the completion of its integration with MoneyGuidePro®, the leading financial planning software for advisors created by PIEtech℠, Inc. Through this partnership, financial advisors can seamlessly access MoneyGuidePro household data through Asset-Map’s visualization platform to create comprehensive one-page visual summaries of a client’s financial life.

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fiserv

Fiserv presents financial planning solution.

Fiserv is digging into the financial planning game, presenting a toolkit built from in-house development and acquisitions at the T3 Conference in Las Vegas. The kit, referred to as Financial Advice Management, allows advisors to execute single goal, multi-goal and comprehensive planning. The feature is meant to connect modular systems into one platform, including API-friendly contact management that plugs into outside CRM applications, risk questionnaires, account onboarding via a data aggregator.

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Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Integration Point, an international leader in global trade management (GTM) operations. The completion of the acquisition is subject to customary regulatory approvals and closing conditions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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SEI

SEI announced the expansion of its SEI BusinessWise Program, enabling advisors to more efficiently build and deliver actionable financial plans to their clients. By integrating Advizr’s financial planning tool into SEI’s current automated workflows, Independent Advisor Solutions by SEI (Independent Advisor Solutions) helps advisors deepen client relationships by providing a tailored experience – from flexible, focused modular planning options to a completely holistic approach.

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Advyzon

Advyzon, an all-in-one, cloud-based financial advisor technology platform announced it will integrate with Schwab OpenView Gateway®, the Schwab Advisor Services™ integration platform, which supports more than 7,500 independent investment advisors.

The Advyzon integration with OpenView Gateway will provide advisors who custody assets with Schwab seamless data flow between Schwab and Advyzon. Advisors will be able to access custody data from Schwab Advisor Center® – including their balances, alerts, reports, transactions, and profile details – in real-time within the Advyzon platform, as well as send information such as fee billing calculations, back to Schwab.

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Riskalyze

Riskalyze is widely recognized as a leader in the financial services industry for helping Financial Advisors have conversations about risk with their clients. MyRepChat, a communication platform enabling Financial Advisors to communicate compliantly via text messaging, has integrated with Riskalyze to bring the best of both worlds together.

Find details here.

WealthTech Weekly January 14, 2019

WealthTech Weekly January 14, 2019

Interactive Brokers is going to launch a new turnkey wealth management solution with Martsone. Mobile banking startup N26 raised $300 million in a Series D funding round. United Capital Financial Advisers introduced…

WealthTech Weekly December 31, 2018

WealthTech Weekly December 31, 2018

iCapital Network has partnered with Rockefeller Capital Management. Wealthfront Advisers agreed to settle SEC’s claims for a $250,000 fine. Bank Of America improves the cash handling processes with a new blockchain patent. Advizr…

WealthTech Weekly December 24, 2018

WealthTech Weekly December 24, 2018

A majority stake in WealthBar Financial Services to be acquired by CI Financial. DriveWealth partners with Avenue Securities. Lincoln Financial Group partners with eMoney Advisor and Redtail Technology. LifeYield provides its Social Security Advantage solution…

WealthTech Weekly December 17, 2018

WealthTech Weekly December 17, 2018

BlackRock’s iRetire integrates with eMoney Advisor. BlackRock partners with Microsoft. Tradier Inc. partners with Jellifin. LPL’s CEO Dan Arnold lays out Integration Roadmap. RIA in a Box launches the Audit…

WealthTech Weekly December 10, 2018

WealthTech Weekly December 10, 2018

LPL Financial acquires AdvisoryWorld. Facet Wealth partners with Vestmark. Bank of New York Mellon partners with Vestwell. SmartAsset launched SmartAdvisorMatch.com. Western will launch their integrated tools powered by eMoney’s technology. Folio Financial announced the launch…

WealthTech Weekly December 3, 2018

WealthTech Weekly December 3, 2018

Redtail published the results from a survey entitled "Gen Tech". Robinhood goes on filling key jobs. TD Ameritrade Institutional holds its first advisory-focused FinTech competition. BlackRock announced a strategic partnership with Envestnet. Nutmeg has…

WealthTech Weekly November 26, 2018

WealthTech Weekly November 26, 2018

Morgan Stanley launches a new advisory technology platform to provide financial advisors with one dashboard for all services. DriveWealth has formed a strategic partnership with Trading Central to leverage common elements of…

WealthTech Weekly November 19, 2018

WealthTech Weekly November 19, 2018

New and expanded partnerships: BlackRock with CleanCapital, RightCapital with Commonwealth, Brinker Capital with AdvisoryWorld, SEI with Fusion Wealth. Addepar was honored by Morgan Stanley. Evestor is to launch a new brand ‘OpenMoney’. Betterment redesigns Advisor…