Ep. 232: March WealthTech News

Come on in. Sit back and relax. You’re listening to episode 232 of the WealthTech Today podcast. I’m your host, Craig Iskowitz, founder of Ezra Group Consulting. This podcast is all about the news, information, updates, and technology around wealth management. This is our March news roundup, where I read the news give you my […]

Ep. 222: Bridging the Advisor Technology Gap with Bill Capuzzi, Apex

Come on in and sit back and relax. You’re listening to Episode 222 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 Bill Capuzzi, […]

Ep. 118: Crypto as Lead Gen for Advisors with Maxwell Lane, Flourish

“We really think for the next generation of clients and advisors, crypto is going to be like any other asset class. You have to have a solution for it. It has to be part of the financial plan in a way that today, it would sound absurd to us, if an advisor said that I […]

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 88: A Digital Wealthtech Showdown — US vs Europe with Ralf Heim, Fincite.de

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European geography has become almost irrelevant as FinTech markets have flattened out, enabling technology firms to more easily reach customers beyond national borders. Boosted by cloud software efficiency, specifically productivity tools, communication and open architecture, some aspects of FinTech in the US seem to be falling behind that of most of Europe, where regulation looks […]

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 82: Can eMoney’s Mobile App Deliver an Incentive for Clients?

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“There’s a large percentage of American households that are not being served by financial advisors. That’s where this concept of financial wellness comes into play, in helping individuals in need of advice who don’t know where to turn. Helping them to lay the foundations for a healthy financial life by understanding the key tenants and […]

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 58: Wealth Management Isn’t Cool with Ned Phillips, Bambu

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“Wealth management today is still not very cool. It’s still seen as manual with a lot of friction and expensive. As a young person said to me, ‘it’s sold by dudes in suits’. But the perception of digital wealth has changed dramatically.  It’s no longer a zero sum game. All advisors need some digital, they […]

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 50: Why Advisors Should Love Regulation with Ian McKenna

“Regulation is a catalyst for innovation, not a restriction on it. In order to deliver on tighter regulations, invariably you need more technology. Regulation drives the demand for technology and and moves the industry forward in a very positive way.” — Ian McKenna, Founder & Director, Financial Technology Research Centre (FTRC) After 15 years working […]

Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop: After Motif Closes, Which Roboadvisors Will Survive?

“Success is 10% strategy and 90% execution.” — Karl Moore, Professor, Strategy & Organization, McGill University We’ve all heard the old adage that success is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration or some similar combination. Everything I’ve ever read about successful businesses backs up this ratio. One successful entrepreneur went so far as to say that […]