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WealthTech Weekly: August 5, 2022

Welcome to the news highlights of this week.

What’s going on: Envestnet teams up with Nickelodeon, VRGL taps BridgeFT’s API, Clearco rides the Canadian job cut wave, Croesus has a new VP, Credit Fair nets $10M, Allfunds buys an ESG platform, and WealthTech M&As break through record numbers. Let’s take a closer look at the market.

Big names, new names

Yes, you’ve read it right. Envestnet partners with Nickelodeon to zoom in on the business life of Mr. Krabs, a character from the iconic SpongeBob SquarePants animated series. The move is part of Wealthtech’s new interactive brand campaign, where advisors will explore various series-based scenarios and how they affect Mr. Krabs’ finances. Claws up for Krabs!

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BridgeFT’s API will help VRGL’s wealth managers to have a clearer view of their clients’ financial picture. By receiving access to custodial and held-away accounts, VRGL will enable more smooth communication with customers and prospects for its clients.

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The founders of the Canadian growth capital firm Clearco have announced cutting 125 jobs. While the last year the company relied on economic growth, the current market situation forces it to shrink its capacity. Ouch.

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Croesus, a leader in Canadian WealthTech, has named Jonathan Gagnon as its VP of Software Engineering. Gagnon’s primary focus on the position will be the further enhancement of the company’s software development strategy.

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Credit Fair has gained $10M in the extended seed round led by LC Nueva AIF. The startup’s plans for this money include launching an embedded finance platform, bringing further innovation, and improving customer experience.

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Allfunds will enhance its product suite with the UK ESG-focused platform MainStreet Partners. The acquisition aims to fill in the gaps in Allfunds’ ESG offering for distributors and fund houses.

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Fidelity Institutional revealed that the tumultuous market conditions couldn’t stop consolidation in wealth management. The first half of 2022 sees record activity in wealth management mergers and acquisitions.

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