Welcome to the July issue of the Latest News in Financial Adviser #FinTech — where we look at the big news, announcements, and underlying trends and developments that are emerging in the world of technology solutions for financial advisers and wealth management!

This month’s edition kicks off with the big release of Riskalyze’s new Autopilot platform, which has morphed from “just” a robo-onboarding tool for a TAMP, into a full trading and rebalancing solution that operates as a “Model Marketplace” allowing advisers access to third-party managers and their models for a cost of 10 – 15bps. But the real news is that Riskalyze is also launching a series of its own proprietary “Risk Number Models,” which will be made available for “free” to advisers … because their clients using those models will then be invested at least in part into a series of new Riskalyze “smart beta” proprietary ETFs charging 0.50% to 0.77% expense ratios, as Riskalyze uses its big $20M Series A round to pivot from being “just” a FinTech solution into a proprietary ETF manufacturer that uses its technology to help distribute its own asset management products.

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