Vietnam's VinaCapital acquires operations of Singapore's robo-adviser Smartly

Pedro Gonçalves
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VinaCapital has acquired the business operations of Smartly, one of the first robo-advisory investment platforms to launch in Singapore. Smartly was founded in 2015 by entrepreneurs Keir Veskivali, Artur Luhaaar and Kentwell Kwok, two Singapore-based Estonians and one Singaporean who all had worked in finance and were frustrated by hidden fees and confusing financial advisory solutions. The company aimed to offer average people with basic financial literacy the opportunity to invest easily with full transparency and low fees. It uses smart algorithms to make investing accessible to...

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