The alternative asset class needs new infrastructure — who will build it?

Just as traditional alternatives are becoming a consistent part of the modern portfolio, a new era of alternative assets is emerging, fueling a broader and more fragmented landscape for investing.

Investment advisory software developer SigFig raises $50 million

SigFig, the developer of an automated wealth management toolkit, has raised $50 million in a new round of funding. The company said the new money would be used to continue its research and development

FutureAdvisor’s FutureGift Removes The Awkwardness Of Giving Kids Cash For College

Gifting a child money for future education expenses is nothing new. However, giving cash is almost always awkward, plus the giver misses out on the chance to show off a physical gift. Just launched

YC Alum FutureAdvisor Is Now Managing $600 Million In Assets

FutureAdvisor (YC S10) recently announced that users and assets under management (AUM) have grown 10x over the past 12 months, with AUM now totaling more than $603 million dollars. The company, whic

FutureAdvisor Raises Funding From Sequoia To Bring Financial And Investment Advice To The Masses

Y Combinator startup <a href="https://www.futureadvisor.com/">FutureAdvisor</a> has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Sequoia Capital and angel investors Keith Rabois and Jeremy Stoppelman.

Live Long And Prosper With YC-Funded FutureAdvisor

<img src='http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/08/screen-shot-2010-08-03-at-7-30-27-pm.png' />With 13 billion dollars in mutual fund fees generated each year, so much about the investment pro