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From FinTech June 3, 2021

Asia’s drive to digital sparks bidding war for tech talent

To succeed, wealth management firms will need to take a hybrid approach of ‘tech touch’ and ‘high touch’ to meet client needs

Darshita Gillies, Maanch
From FinTech May 19, 2021

Using technology to maximise impact

The Maanch platform aims to make the fragmented philanthropy ecosystem more efficient through the use of collaborative technology, says founder and CEO Darshita Gillies

Steve Meyer
From FinTech May 14, 2021

Fintech on Friday: Pandemic prompts relationship re-think

Covid-19 has changed the way both businesses and individuals interact with each other, says SEI’s Steve Meyer, though important as has technology has become, the personal side cannot be ignored

Charles Chang
From FinTech May 7, 2021

Fintech on Friday: Digital revolution heralds dawn for green finance

Finding global solutions to climate change will require colossal amounts of funding, and technology can help make this a reality

Zeynep Hizir, SS&C Technologies
From FinTech April 30, 2021

Fintech on Friday: Why intelligent automation can lead to a better client experience

By combining robotic process automation with artificial intelligence, financial firms will be able to free up their staff to really focus on clients, claims Zeynep Hizir from SS&C Technologies

Georgia Stewart, Tumelo new
From FinTech April 16, 2021

Fintech on Friday: How tech-fuelled transparency can help shine a light on ESG

Start-up Tumelo, which allows pension scheme members to see how their pots are being invested, is now taking aim at the private banking industry

Edouard Thijssen, Trusted Family
From FinTech April 2, 2021

Fintech on Friday: Moving the family office online

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced family offices to adopt new technology at pace, helped in no small part by the engagement of younger family members

Katie Knox, Bank of America
From FinTech March 8, 2021

Winning new business amid social restrictions

As developing trust through personal contact is crucial to acquiring new clients, Covid-era advisers are having to learn new technology-aided techniques to help them expand their business book

Wendy Cai-Lee, Piermont Bank
From FinTech February 26, 2021

How technology can help women and minority-led businesses

Piermont Bank founder Wendy Cai-Lee talks about the digital lender she set up to serve small US entrepreneurs

Ned Phillips, Bambu
From FinTech February 5, 2021

Fintech on Friday: Bambu shoots for the stars

Singapore-based robo-advice group Bambu has ambitious plans to become a global leader in wealthtech, says co-founder Ned Phillips

Jeroen van Oerle, Lombard Odier Investment Managers
From FinTech December 4, 2020

Fintech on Friday: Banks wary of ‘big tech’ count blessings of regulation

The stringent rules banks have to adhere to are stopping big tech players from becoming direct competitors, with closer co-operation more likely

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From FinTech November 20, 2020

Fintech on Friday: Making digital pay

Wealth management firms are spending more money then ever on technology but need a new approach to these investment decisions

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From FinTech September 18, 2020

Fintech on Friday: Wealth managers must pick a side of the digital divide

Firms have been forced to innovate to stay close to clients during the coronavirus pandemic and going forward must strike a balance between the new ways of doing business and the old high-touch approach

Apiramy Jeyarajah, Aviva Investors
From FinTech September 17, 2020

Asset managers must modernise method and message to meet client expectations

As the coronavirus pandemic reshapes our working lives, asset managers must find new ways to interact with their clients, says Avia Investors’ Apiramy Jeyarajah

Sharmil Patwa, Opus Una Financial Services Consulting
From FinTech August 28, 2020

Fintech on Friday: Robo-advisers and the future of financial planning

Robo-advisers must identify new revenue streams and find an efficient balance between automated services and human interaction if they are to become commercially successful

David Durlacher, Julius Baer
From FinTech July 7, 2020

Julius Baer embraces digitalisation and data to transform client experience

Private banks will only survive if they adopt new ways of doing business, believes David Durlacher, CEO of Julius Baer International

Charles Chang
From FinTech June 24, 2020

The paperless potential of China’s digital currency

The digital RMB has the potential to stimulate both the Chinese and global economy, as well as benefitting the poorest in society

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From FinTech June 24, 2020

Swiss wealth management needs more than tradition to stay on top

The Swiss wealth management industry is facing numerous challenges and must do more to embrace digital solutions if it is to remain the market leader

Simran Kang
From FinTech June 19, 2020

Fintech on Friday: Time for family offices to embrace technology and flourish in the modern world

Many family offices have been slow to adopt the latest digital solutions but they must if they are to remain relevant to a younger client base

Jonathan Curtis, Franklin Equity Group
From FinTech May 14, 2020

Tech stocks proving their immunity to coronavirus

Many technology companies have benefitted from the behavioural changes caused by enforced lockdowns, and despite fierce competition in the sector, the big players look likely to become even more dominant

Amazon
From FinTech May 8, 2020

Fintech on Friday: E-commerce trailblazers provide examples of how to deal with unforeseen disruption

As wealth managers adapt to the ‘new normal’, what can they learn about digital transformation from e-commerce?   

Jennifer Miller
From FinTech June 5, 2020

Using technology to turn obstacles into opportunities

Covid-19 has reinforced the need for private banks to transform their digital offerings, which will mean improving the client experience and efficient use of data, explained Jennifer Miller from US tech provider Vuture in a recent PWM webinar

Luxury hotel
From FinTech May 5, 2020

Can the hospitality industry teach wealth a trick or two?

The luxury hotel industry illustrates how efficient data capture can improve the client experience and why many customers prefer digital interaction

Doug Fritz, F2 Strategy
From FinTech April 3, 2020

Fintech on Friday: Wealth managers changing their ways

US wealth firms expected their digitalisation journeys to last years, but Covid-19 is forcing them to carry out immediate, and permanent, changes to the way they do business

Alessandro Tonchia, Finantix
From FinTech March 30, 2020

Coronavirus crisis to reshape private banks' digital offerings but also strengthen human voice

The coronavirus crisis means huge changes for private banks and wealth advisers, claimed Alessandro Tonchia, co-founder of Finantix, in PWM's first wealthtech webinar, with digital channels coming to the fore, but human interaction more important than ever

Sim S Lim, DBS
From FinTech March 17, 2020

Coronavirus accelerates private banks’ drive to digital

The Covid-19 outbreak has forced private banks to embrace working from home and to offer digital advice, but some are finding their systems and procedures severely tested

Tony Gaughan, Deloitte
From FinTech December 17, 2019

Digital advances open door to customised approach to asset management

Technology is being used by asset managers to both promote their brands and lower operational costs

Toolkit
From FinTech October 25, 2019

Fintech on Friday: The new era of portfolio management toolkits

A new range of technology tools is now available to help wealth managers manage private clients’ money in a more efficient manner

Jud Bergman, Envestnet
From FinTech December 20, 2019

Fintech on Friday: How Envestnet blazed a tech trail for wealth management

In the 20 years since its foundation, Envestnet’s tech offering grew to service around a third of the US market by marrying demand with strategic developments

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From FinTech September 13, 2019

Fintech on Friday: What women want from wealth management technology

Research suggests female high net worth individuals welcome the adoption of the next generation of technology by the wealth management industry

Alessandro Tonchia, Finantix
From FinTech August 30, 2019

Fintech on Friday: How AI can bolster the human side of wealth management

Technology can help relationship managers to provide clients with a more personalised service, claims Alessandro Tonchia, co-founder of Finantix

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From FinTech August 16, 2019

Fintech on Friday: How technology can deliver enhanced client value

Clients of all sizes now expect wealth managers to provide meaningful digital capabilities and the opportunities for firms which get their offerings right  are considerable   

Judges
From FinTech August 28, 2019

Private banks slowly but surely adapting to digital era

Wealth managers have faced considerable challenges in their digital transformations but an expert panel PWM pulled together agree banks are on the right track while the pace of innovation is increasing

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From FinTech August 2, 2019

Fintech on Friday: Isle of Man opens its arms to blockchain enterprises

The Isle of Man has big plans for its digital economy and a new initiative aims to get blockchain businesses to set up on the island

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From FinTech July 19, 2019

Fintech on Friday: Vendors partner up to meet needs of wealth managers

Technology firms are increasingly collaborating to meet the needs of their client base. Both vendors and their customers, including wealth managers, stand to benefit

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