Ep. 210: Breaking Boundaries for RIA Success: Insights from Joe Duran of Rise Growth

Come on in and sit back and relax. You’re listening to Episode 210 of the WealthTech Today podcast. I’m your host, Craig Iskowitz, founder of Ezra Group Consulting. This podcast features interviews, news and analysis on the trends and best practices, all about wealth management technology. My guest for this episode is the man, the […]

Ep. 117: An Advisor’s Guide to NFTs with Lex Sokolin, ConsenSys

“I’ve got a maximalist view on this I’ve sort of self radicalized but it’s not just that advisors have to compete with now, banks and insurance companies and fintechs and Google for the distribution of financial products. And I think the opportunity for advisors there is money in motion is a sales trigger. And so […]

Ep. 111: September Wealthtech News Roundup

Come on in, sit back, relax and enjoy episode 111 of the WealthTech Today podcast. I’m your host, Craig Iskowitz, the founder and CEO of Ezra Group Consulting. Over the past 16 years, we’ve worked with hundreds of FinTech vendors and enterprise wealth management firms to guide them towards making better business and technology decisions. […]

4 Secrets of Successful RIA Rollups

RIA rollups

Whether you call them RIA consolidators, aggregators or roll-ups, they are all fighting toward the same goal: keeping their advisors happy and growing their assets.  Yet how they got their their current size and how they plan to keep growing is a story that often gets overlooked. Three successful RIA rollups recently appeared on stage […]

Key Takeaways from MarketCounsel 2015 – Day 1

MarketCounsel 2015

While I sat inside the famous Fountainebleau Hotel last week attending MarketCounsel 2015, the rain was coming down in sheets on Miami Beach. Fortunately, I was surrounded by power players from the independent advisor channel and there was a steady stream of decision makers and industry influencers parading across the stage in front of me. This year’s summit lived […]