18 Nov 2019
35 experts from academia and practice have gathered in a truly global fashion to share their views on WealthTech in this newly released book: “WeathTech: Wealth and Asset Management in the FinTech Age”, edited by Professor Patrick Schueffel of the School of Management Fribourg.
A new phenomenon has emerged: WealthTech. Being a younger sibling of the Fintech family this topic is about to change the way we think about wealth and asset management and how we deploy technology in order to improve it. As only very little literature exists on this topic 35 experts from academia and practice have gathered in a truly global fashion to share their views on WealthTech in this newly released book: “WeathTech: Wealth and Asset Management in the FinTech Age”, edited by Professor Patrick Schueffel of HEG, School of Management Fribourg. In one volume scholars and business experts spanning four continents have noted down their opinions on WealthTech and how it will shape the future of Wealth and Asset Management.
This book is the primary resource for the wealth and asset management technology revolution. It examines the rise of financial technology and its growing impact on the wealth and asset management industry. Written by thought leaders in the global WealthTech space, this volume offers an analysis of the current tectonic shifts happening in wealth and asset management and aggregates diverse industry expertise into a single informative book. It provides practitioners such as wealth managers, bankers and investors with the answers they need to capitalize on this lucrative market. As a primer on WealthTech it offers academics clear insight into the repercussions of profoundly changing business models. It furthermore highlights the concept of the ongoing democratization of wealth management towards a more efficient and client-centric advisory process, free of entry hurdles.