Robo Advisor
Fintechist Cleo Robo-advisor Funding

British AI-driven Robo-advisor Cleo Raises £2m in Additional Funding

by JP Buntinxon July 26, 2017
Robo-advisors remain one the hottest trends in all of fintech right now. Multiple companies and institutions are working on personal finance bots as we speak. Cleo, a British AI-based personal finance chatbot raised £2m in funding this week. This goes to show the future’s looking bright for the robo-advisor industry in general. The round is led […]
Wealthify Robo-advising Crowdfunding

Robo-Investing Project Wealthify To Launch Seedrs Crowdfunding Campaign

by JP Buntinxon August 6, 2016
Robo-investing remains one of the hottest trends in the Fintech industry right now. Wealthify, one of the many projects trying to offer such a service, is looking at crowdfunding to raise capital. This is quite an interesting approach, as it also highlights the potential of democratizing investing throughout the United Kingdom. The public crowdfunding campaign […]

Robo-advising Fintech

Lack of Expertise Can Hurt Growth of Robo-advising Sector

by JP Buntinxon July 6, 2016
The Fintech market seems to focus a lot of it attention on robo-advising. But at the same time, there is a growing concern these tools may not make a dramatic impact anytime soon. Moreover, the long-term viability of robo-advisors is not set in stone either. In the end, it is important to keep in mind […]
Jude Bot Overdraft Fees

The Jude Fintech Bot Helps Users Avoid Bank Overdraft Fees

by JP Buntinxon July 2, 2016
Financial bots and robo-advisors remain a hot topic, albeit the growth of these services evolves relatively slow. A new financial bot, called Jude, will let users manage multiple bank accounts. What makes this solution pretty exciting is how it was developed independently, and is not in use by any bank just yet. White-label financial bots […]

MyKAI Virtual Assistant Banking

Kasisto Unveils MyKAI Virtual Banking Assistant

by JP Buntinxon June 29, 2016
When consumers think of banking, the term “smart” is usually not how they would describe it. If it were up to Kasisto, the future of banking would hinge on virtual assistants and robo-advisors. The institution unveiled MyKAI banking, a bot capable of comprehending complex queries. In fact, the Royal Bank of Canada will be the […]
Fintechist_Robo-Advising Financial Advice

The Second Wave of Robo-Advising Appeals More To Consumers

by JP Buntinxon June 20, 2016
Robo-advising remains one of the most prominent areas of Fintech today. During a recent conference focusing on robo-investing and financial advisory tools, it became apparent this market will see explosive growth. Albeit Europe is behind the US in numbers, there is lots of room for competition. Most of the financial innovation efforts around the world […]