Ignition Advice expands with Asia appointment

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Digital advice provider Ignition Advice is continuing its growth with the creation of a new role, CEO – Asia, and has appointed senior financial services executive Craig Keary to the position. Mr Keary will be based in Sydney and have responsibility for the growth of Ignition in Asia, in particular China, Japan, Singapore and South

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Digital advice the key to Australia’s financial future

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Technology is poised to play a crucial role in helping more Australians access effective, safe and affordable financial advice, at a time when the number of advisers is declining, says Mike Giles, co-founder and CEO of Ignition Advice. “There is increasing appreciation that technology can be an extremely valuable tool in the financial advice industry. 

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Ignition Advice expands European team with UK footprint

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Fintech Ignition Advice continue their growth with a move into the UK market establishing new teams in London and Edinburgh. Terry Donohoe, CEO Europe, Ignition Advice says, “We are delighted to bring our class leading digital advice platform to the UK. By bringing advisers and their clients together on the one advice platform, we enable

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Ignition Advice welcomes Russell Scrimshaw to growing global team

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Ignition Advice has announced that Russell Scrimshaw has accepted the roles of Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and Non-Executive Director. Scrimshaw is an experienced senior executive and company director, and a valuable addition to the growing firm. On joining the Board of Ignition, Russell Scrimshaw, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors and

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Ignition Advice appoints Robert Coulter to growing global team

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Ignition Advice continues to augment their Sydney based APAC team, announcing Robert Coulter as Business Development Director, APAC, effective immediately. Coulter joins the firm to lead Ignition’s APAC distribution partnerships. Coulter brings experience with top tier firms including AMP, ING, BT Financial Group, MLC Australia and Asgard. Coulter is excited for the opportunity to bring

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Ignition engages Morgan Stanley Wealth Management for additional capital raise

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Ignition Advice has engaged Morgan Stanley to raise additional capital for the firm. Morgan Stanley will raise up to $35million, with a post-money valuation of $105 million, via a new Series B capital raise and a partial sell-down. Shaun Bornstein, Executive Director of Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, says, “Ignition’s exponential growth opportunities and the ability

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Ignition Advice and Avaloq announce global partnership

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Ignition Advice continues its strong growth strategy, announcing a global partnership with one of the world’s leading financial services and digital technology providers, Avaloq. Ignition is proud to be the first Australian fintech to be admitted to the Avaloq.one Ecosystem. Manish Prasad, CEO of Ignition Advice says, “Ignition’s accelerated growth comes from a focus on

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Sydney fintech Ignition dominates global Banking Technology Awards shortlists

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Ignition Advice has remarkably achieved three finalist places in the global Banking Technology Awards. The innovative partnership between Ignition Advice and Bank of Ireland has earned a place as a finalist in the global category of Best Fintech Partnership amongst an exciting field including Barclays Bank, Lloyds Bank and Santander. Ignition monopolises the shortlist for

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Bank of Ireland and Ignition Advice announce launch of new digital platform for Irish consumers

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Bank of Ireland’s Seán Ó Murchú joined Manish Prasad and Alan Quinlan from Ignition Advice in today launching a new digital advice platform for Irish consumers. Seán Ó Murchú, Director, Wealth Advice and Distribution at Bank of Ireland, said, “Creating a single, digital advice platform will have a transformational impact on the Irish market,”. Ignition

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Ignition Advice global finalists in 2018 Banking Technology Awards

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The Banking Technology Awards have announced the finalists for 2018, including Ignition Advice as a finalist in the category Best Use of IT in Private Banking / Wealth Management. The Awards recognise excellence and innovation in the use of IT in financial services worldwide, and the people who make it happen. “This is an exciting

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