Press Releases

Smartkarma Raises Series B Round Led by Sequoia Capital

Fundraise to drive international expansion and reshape the investment research industry SINGAPORE, November 6, 2017– Smartkarma, Asia’s largest provider of independent investment research, today announced it has closed a Series B round of financing led by Sequoia India, which brings the company’s total funding to US $21 million. Smartkarma is disrupting the traditional model of […]

Smartkarma Expands into Europe to Bring Innovation and Transparent Pricing to European Investment Research, Addressing MiFID II Concerns

Smartkarma’s new UK office leads call for expert, independent research providers in Europe to join its collaborative, digital ecosystem    SINGAPORE, LONDON, 25 September 2017– Smartkarma, Asia’s largest provider of independent investment research, today announced the opening of its new UK office to serve as a hub to build out its independent research analyst community […]

Smartkarma Partners with ULLINK to Offer Collaborative Independent Research Platform via the NYFIX Portal

SINGAPORE, 13 September, 2017 – Smartkarma, Asia’s largest provider of independent research, and ULLINK, a global provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the financial community, today announced the immediate availability of the Smartkarma research platform via the NYFIX Portal. Targeting the growing need for transparent pricing and unconflicted research for the buy-side, driven […]

Quinlan & Associates sees significant role for alternative research models such as Smartkarma

Investment banking research departments face potential losses of up to USD 240 million by 2020 Singapore, London, New York, 26 June 2017 – Quinlan & Associates, an independent strategy consulting firm specialising in the financial services industry, has released a thought leadership paper, ‘A Brave Call,’ looking at the changes in the investment research industry […]

Smartkarma at the Top: Publishing the World’s Highest Investment Research from Mount Everest

Smartkarma’s cloud based platform enables independent research analysts to embrace flexible working Singapore, Mt Everest – April 21, 2017 – Smartkarma, the leading online ecosystem for independent investment insight and analytics, today announces research published from Mount Everest basecamp using the Smartkarma platform. Dr. Paul M. Kitney, previously the head of strategy for Blackrock, who now publishes […]

Societe Generale offers innovative investment research solution with Smartkarma’s award winning equity research platform

New way for institutional investors to access Asia-focused equity research to meet with key MiFID II unbundling requirements Singapore, Hong Kong, London, New York– December 1, 2016– Societe Generale today announces a new agreement with Smartkarma, a curated online platform for investment insight focused on the Asian markets. Under this global agreement, Societe Generale will […]

Smartkarma Announces Opening of Hong Kong Office, Building on Significant Growth Since Launch

Hong Kong office to support regional growth and expansion into North Asia Singapore and Hong Kong – October 19, 2016 – Smartkarma, the premier provider of collaborative solutions for investment research, has announced the official opening of its Hong Kong office. Building on recent international expansion and significant platform growth, the Hong Kong office will […]

FOW Asia Honors Smartkarma with Best New Technology Award

Smartkarma brings transparency and efficiency to the institutional research market with its collaborative investment research platform Singapore – September 23, 2016 – Smartkarma, the premier provider of collaborative solutions for investment research, has won the Futures and Options World (FOW) Asia Award for Best New Technology – Trading and Execution. The win further solidifies the […]

Tim Bruenjes, Former Head of APAC Equity Trading at PIMCO joins Smartkarma

Smartkarma responds to increasing global demand for collaborative investment research platform with key European hire Singapore and Frankfurt, Germany, September 5, 2016 – Smartkarma, the premier collaborative marketplace for Asian investment research and analysis, announced today that Tim Bruenjes has joined its growing team in Europe. Following the completion of another successful funding round, which brings […]

Smartkarma raises $4.7million USD; Positions its Premier Collaborative Research Marketplace for Global Leadership

Latest investment brings total raised to $7.5 million USD New York/Singapore, June 1, 2016 – Smartkarma, the premier collaborative marketplace for Asian investment research and analysis, has closed its second strategic funding round, raising $4.7million USD to further expand its unique investment research offering. Smartkarma’s platform officially launched from closed beta in April 2016. This […]

Smartkarma Launches Collaborative Marketplace To Radically Change Investment Research and Analysis

Unique platform enables seamless access to world’s widest range of Asian financial markets analysis, all for a single subscription New York/Singapore, April 12, 2016 – Smartkarma, the premier collaborative marketplace for Asian investment research and analysis, has officially launched from closed beta. Smartkarma is radically changing the way global institutional investors create, distribute and consume […]

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