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LPL advisors now have access to AdvicePay. GeoWealth announced a strategic alliance with Foreside Financial Group. TD Ameritrade Institutional launches a new matching tool to help advisors find more and diverse talent. Broadridge launches AI-powered digital execution platform for next-gen liquidity corporate bonds. Intuit QuickBooks’ new ML-powered tool predicts SMB cashflow. Ruchir Swarup, former Managing Director at BlackRock, has joined Addepar as Chief Technology Officer.  Advisor360° names Richard Napolitano, former EMC/Dell executive, as CEO.

LPL Financial

LPL Financial LLC, a leading retail investment advisory firm, RIA custodian and independent broker-dealer, announced that LPL advisors now have access to AdvicePay, a leading fee-payment-processing platform designed specifically for financial advisors. Advisors using the platform will be able to invoice clients directly for financial planning services, as well as accept online payments, to make it easier for advisors and their clients.

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GeoWealth

GeoWealth, a financial technology and asset management platform (TAMP), announced a strategic alliance with Foreside Financial Group (“Foreside”), a global provider of compliance technology solutions and product distribution services to the asset and wealth management industries. Through this partnership, financial advisors that are either breaking away and becoming independent, or are founding a registered investment advisory firm (“RIA”), will have access to the full, turnkey investment, technology, and compliance infrastructure they need to successfully launch their businesses.

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TD Ameritrade

TD Ameritrade Institutional has launched its own RIA matching service for mergers and acquisitions, succession planning and next generation talent. The new RIAConnent service enables virtual introductions between buying and selling firms. Its sister portal, RIAConnect NextGen provides a space for firms to screen graduates and career-changers looking for part-time or full-time work by location, years of work experience, professional designation and field of study.

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Addepar

Addepar, a leading technology platform for wealth management, announced that Ruchir Swarup has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. Swarup joins Addepar after serving for 19 years as Managing Director at BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, where he was responsible for strategy, design, and development of Post Trade capabilities of the firm’s flagship Aladdin platform, used globally by BlackRock and Aladdin clients. He was also a member of BlackRock’s Global Operating Committee.

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Broadridge Financial Solutions

Global Fintech provider Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., announced that LTX, its new AI-driven corporate bonds trading platform, has executed its first trades. In the creation of LTX, Broadridge partnered with Jim Toffey, founder of Tradeweb Markets. The platform combines artificial intelligence (AI) with a new digital execution protocol that allows broker-dealers to improve market liquidity, efficiency and execution for their buy-side customers.

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 Advisor360°

WealthTech software company Advisor360° announced it has named technology industry veteran Richard Napolitano as CEO to scale the company and bring the Advisor360° solution to financial advisors and enterprises across the wealth management industry.

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Intuit QuickBooks

Intuit QuickBooks has rolled out a machine learning-based cashflow prediction tool to assist thousands of small and medium businesses with getting back on the road to recovery. The solution – called the Cash Flow planner – is the first of its kind in the industry Intuit Quickbooks states. It also comes at a time when cashflow prediction is needed more than ever before after the COVID-19 shutdowns.

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WealthTech Weekly May 3, 2021

WealthTech Weekly May 3, 2021

CogniCor announced the launch of three new digital assistant modules. Andes Wealth Technologies announced the release of an integrated, comprehensive, and powerful client onboarding and communication platform. 

WealthTech Weekly April 26, 2021

WealthTech Weekly April 26, 2021

CircleBlack has teamed up with Robertson Stephens in the launch its wealth management digital hub. Sequoia Financial Group and WEALTHSTONE ADVISORS announced they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge their…

WealthTech Weekly April 19, 2021

WealthTech Weekly April 19, 2021

GCF Valuation announced the launch of FinVal. Skience appointed Chris Zuczek to the newly-created role of Chief Product Officer. Retail investing surged in Q1 according to new data released from DriveWealth. 

WealthTech Weekly April 12, 2021

WealthTech Weekly April 12, 2021

Lifeworks Advisors launched a new thought leadership video podcast series – The Future of Advice™. Acorns has acquired Pillar, an AI-powered startup. Apella Capital announced that Calandra Financial has joined the firm.

WealthTech Weekly April 5, 2021

WealthTech Weekly April 5, 2021

DriveWealth announced a partnership with Plaid via one API integration. AlphaTrAI announced that Bruce Lavine has been named President, Asset Management. MAI Capital will acquire Ownership Advisors Inc. (OAI). BrightPlan closed a $9.5 million…

WealthTech Weekly March 29, 2021

WealthTech Weekly March 29, 2021

DriveWealth announced their partnership with Alinea. Kingswood U.S. launched an all-digital alternative investment platform powered by WealthForge and Altigo. First Rate announced the release of a completely redesigned and enhanced technology platform.

WealthTech Weekly March 22, 2021

WealthTech Weekly March 22, 2021

benjamin announced the release of a ground-breaking industry research report on the benefits that accrue by deploying an AI-driven Business Support System (BuSS). Pollinate announced it has closed a $50 million Series C…

WealthTech Weekly March 15, 2021

WealthTech Weekly March 15, 2021

DriveWealth announced a partnership with Hemista. Foreside has surpassed $160 billion in ETF assets distributed on its platform and acquired the regulatory compliance business of JG Advisory Services LLC. ChoiceWORX announces collaboration with automation…