Smartkarma

wealthtech-retailfinancial research

FOUNDING YEAR: 2014
LOCATION: Singapore
Last Update: 17/07/2020

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About

Smartkarma provides on-demand institutional investment research. It dis- intermediate's traditional providers of institutional investment insight by bringing professional investors and insight providers together on a collaborative, interactive and device-agnostic platform.

Focus

PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Research offerings with data visualization, analytics and innovation management.

REVENUE MODEL

Subscribtion based revenue where clients pay an annual fee to avail Smartkarma’s service and access various research items.

MAIN CLIENTS

Clients such as hedge funds

sovereign wealth funds and asset managers

EXISTING PARTNERSHIPS

Smartkarma has signed up about 80 institutions as contributors

including Morningstar Inc.

company provided insights

Traction

ACTIVE USERS COMMENT:

The company services around 140 clients as of June 2016

People

FOUNDERS

Jon Foster

Raghav Kapoor

Lee Mitchell

BOARD MEMBERS AND ADVISORS

Aman Narain

Angus Neil

Ankur Jain

Dr Arthur van Benthem

Dr Kenneth Gillingham

Jason Barakat-Brown

Justin Mann

Pranoti Nagarkar

Martin Robinson

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

11-50

INVESTORS:

Jungle Ventures

Koh Boon Hwee

Sequoia

Sequoia Capital India

Singapore Exchange Limited

Spring Seeds

Spring SEEDS Capital

Wavemaker Partners

Wavemaker Partners LLC

Momentum

FUNDED

YES

TOTAL FUNDING

$21 M

DATE OF LAST FUNDING

Jul 2019

SEED & PRIOR FUNDING

$2.8 M

SEED CLOSED ON

Jan 2015

FUNDING SERIES

SERIES A  · $4.7 M  · Jun 2016

SERIES B  · $13.5 M  · Nov 2017

LISTED

NO

Innovation Programs

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