SIX Group – the operator of the Swiss Exchange – led a group of professional investors, including Zuercher Kantonalbank, EquityPitcher, and the European Angels Fund, a sub-fund of the European Investment Fund. "The funding will be used to further develop the platform, onboard additional issuers, and become the de-facto market standard for AMC issuers," explains Stefan Wagner, Head of Business Development at vestr.
vestr was a Venture Kick winner in 2017 and a Venture Leader Fintech in 2019. vestr provides issuers of Actively Managed Certificates (AMCs) with the first independent software engine to digitize the value chain of active investment products. The platform empowers issuers to scale their AMC business, allowing them to focus on their core competencies. Discretionary investment managers use AMCs as a fast, flexible, and cost-efficient alternative to investment funds.
At the 11th International Structured Products Forum in Lucerne, Rico Blaser (CEO of vestr) and Stefan Wagner (Head of Business Development) stimulated discussions about digital active investment management.
Following up on our success as this year’s Best Structured Products Solution at WealthTechAsia Awards, Tom Burroughes, Group Editor at Wealth Briefing Asia, talks to our Co-Founder and CEO Rico Blaser about setting standards and digitising active management.
vestr achieves the ISO 27001 certification. The internationally recognised standard outlines best practices for information security management systems.
vestr joins the prime startup program by Innosuisse – the Initial Coaching Program. Through the program, vestr will further accelerate business development and client support.
vestr’s cloud-based solution gets a boost from Google Cloud for Startups Program.