Leading online broker recognized for innovation in fintech for third
SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Motif,
a next generation online broker pioneering thematic investing, was named
to this year’s CNBC’s
Disruptor 50 list for the third consecutive time. The company’s
unique approach to investing has been recognized again by CNBC as one of
the world’s most ambitious and innovative companies changing the overall
business landscape. Notably, Motif is the only company in the fintech
space to rank consecutively on the Disruptor 50 list in the past three
“We’re very proud to be continuously recognized by CNBC for our hard
work and commitment to making smart investing easy,” said Hardeep Walia,
Founder and CEO of Motif. “The CNBC Disruptor list is a well-respected
industry benchmark and we’re honored to be ranked on the list for the
past three years.”
Within the past year, Motif has continually innovated while aiming to
make all aspects of investing transparent, empower investors to invest
intelligently and remove the complexity that can get in the way of the
investor’s best interest. Motif’s flagship product offers self-directed
retail investors the opportunity to buy “motifs” — intelligently
weighted baskets of stocks built around themes, investing styles or
multi-asset models. To date, over 150 professional and nearly 180,000
community motifs have been created which investors can purchase for a
total commission of $9.95 per motif.
Additionally in the past year, the company launched its investment
advisor subsidiary, Motif
Capital, which has partnered with major financial institutions such
as Goldman Sachs, Global Atlantic, and US Bank’s ultra high net worth
arm, Ascent Private Capital Management, to help broaden Motif’s
financial products and allows the company’s unique investment philosophy
to be available throughout the financial industry.
Motif Investing was selected from 750 nominated companies that were
ranked based on CNBC’s proprietary blend of quantitative and qualitative
CNBC.com’s special report, CNBC.com/Disruptors,
features an in-depth profile of Motif Investing, an explanation of how
CNBC chose and ranked the companies on the list and a robust line-up of
stories exploring the technologies today’s business decision makers need
to know, and explaining how investors can profit from disruptive trends.
CNBC will also track Motif Investing’s progress as a Disruptor
throughout the coming year.
To learn more about Motif, please visit www.Motif.com.
Motif Investing Inc. (“Motif”) is a next-generation online broker that
is pioneering thematic investing for individuals and financial advisors.
The company, based in Silicon Valley, allows investors to trade “motifs”
— intelligently weighted basket of stocks built around themes, investing
styles or multi-asset models — for low fees. Motif is a registered
broker dealer and a member of SIPC. Motif has been ranked consecutively
on Fast Company’s list of Most Innovative Companies in Finance and on
the CNBC Disrupter 50 list. The company’s investors include Goldman
Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, and Renren Inc. Board members include former
Securities Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt and former Boston
Consulting Group Chairman and CEO Carl Stern.
About Motif Capital Management
Motif Capital Management, Inc. (“Motif Capital”) is a next-generation
global equity investment manager that specializes in the management of
thematic investment strategies for financial institutions such as
private wealth management, investment companies, endowments, and family
offices. Motif Capital is an SEC registered investment advisory firm.
The company is privately held and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Motif
Investing Inc., a registered broker-dealer, member SIPC.
Brittany Price, 650-274-0526