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Announcing Wealthfront for iPhone

Wealthfront became the largest and fastest-growing software-based financial advisor—with over $700 million in assets under management— by providing a simple, automated service for managing your long-term investments. Wealthfront monitors your investments for opportunities to rebalance your portfolio and harvest tax losses every day so you don’t have to. Unlike most investment applications for the iPhone, Wealthfront decided to design, from the ground up, a way for our clients to see how their investments are being managed, anytime, from their iPhone. Download: Wealthfront for iPhone  A Personal Feed from Wealthfront The Wealthfront application is structured around a feed of updates about your accounts. Most of our clients appreciate that Wealthfront can be their “set it and forget it,” automated investment service. They […]

100 Career Launching Technology Companies

If there is one thing we have learned from Wealthfront’s clients and our own experience in Silicon Valley, it is that picking the right place to work is the key to success. Getting equity in a mid-size, high-growth company is one of the best ways to launch your technology career and perhaps generate some wealth in the process. So today, we are proud to announce Wealthfront’s list of 100 Career Launching Technology Companies, an integral part of our first eBook. Compiled through a survey of top venture capitalists, all meet our criteria of being mid-size high-growth companies. We believe these are the companies that will generate the greatest career opportunities and the most significant potential for equity wealth in the […]

Introducing Elliot Shmukler, VP of Product & Growth

Today I am happy to blog for the first time as Wealthfront’s Vice President of Product & Growth. As you may imagine, I am tremendously excited about the Wealthfront product and its potential, especially as the company enters a new phase of growth. But this product has even greater personal relevance for me – I searched for a product like it for more than 10 years to manage my own money. Lessons from the 1990s It all started during the heady days of the late ‘90s – the Web 1.0 boom. With the excitement around us, some of my friends and I interrupted our careers and our college educations to take a shot at Web entrepreneurship. The experience of running a […]