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Sep 24, 2019, 09:00 ET Wealthsimple Acquires Tax Software Company Simpletax

Two of Canada's leading FinTech companies join forces to continue providing smart, simple financial tools for Canadians TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2019 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple, Canada's leading online...


May 22, 2019, 12:30 ET Wealthsimple raises $100M from Allianz X and Power Financial group of companies

Wealthsimple will use new strategic capital to evolve its product suite and accelerate growth TORONTO and MUNICH, May 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The company behind Canada's leading online investing service and ...


Mar 13, 2019, 07:00 ET Wealthsimple Trade, Canada's first $0 commission stock-trading app, is available now

Wealthsimple Trade is the simplest way to buy, sell and track stocks and ETFs — no commissions, account minimums, paperwork or financial jargon TORONTO, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple Trade, a...


Jan 23, 2019, 09:00 ET Wealthsimple and TurboTax join forces to help Canadians optimize their finances during tax time

Innovative new collaboration enables retirement savings contributions into the tax filing process TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple, the company behind Canada's leading digital investing...


Sep 18, 2018, 08:00 ET New Wealthsimple feature makes it easy for Canadians to invest spare change

Roundup lets people round up purchases and invests the difference in a smart, low-fee portfolio TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Roundup is a new feature on Wealthsimple accounts that allows people to ...


Aug 16, 2018, 08:00 ET Wealthsimple Trade will be Canada's first zero-commission, no minimum stock-trading service

Canadians can trade stocks and ETFs through a simple mobile app — no commissions, no minimum account balance, and no strings attached TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple Trade is a new...


Apr 05, 2018, 07:00 ET Wealthsimple launches a savings account

Smart Savings is the leading digital investing brand's first non-investment product TORONTO, April 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada's leading digital investing service has launched a new saving option for...


Feb 21, 2018, 07:00 ET Wealthsimple raises $65 million in funding from Power Financial group of companies

Fast-growing Canadian financial technology company now serves 65,000+ clients in three countries TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada's leading digital investor has raised a $65 million investment...


Dec 05, 2017, 08:30 ET Broadridge Partners with Wealthsimple To Enter the Robo-Advisory Market

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: BR) today announced a partnership with Wealthsimple, the leading digital investing service in Canada. Working with Wealthsimple, Broadridge will offer...


Sep 19, 2017, 07:00 ET Wealthsimple brings simple, accessible investment advice to the UK

Canada's leading digital investing service expands to its third market with UK launch TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple is making smart, low-cost investing accessible to more people with...


Aug 23, 2017, 08:00 ET Wealthsimple introduces a new investment portfolio for observant Muslims

A first in Canada, Halal Investing portfolio makes Islamic investing simple, accessible, and digital TORONTO, Aug. 23, 2017 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple has launched a Halal Investing portfolio, Canada's...


Jun 22, 2017, 08:00 ET Wealthsimple announces UK expansion

With over $1 billion in assets, Canada's leading digital investing service will be available to Brits in September TORONTO, June 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple is expanding its service to the United...


May 11, 2017, 15:30 ET Wealthsimple raises $50M in new funding; announces $1B in assets under administration

User-friendly investing service secures new funding from Power Financial Corporation group TORONTO and NEW YORK, May 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple has raised a $50 million Series B investment from...


Apr 27, 2017, 11:34 ET Wealthsimple wins second Webby Award

Leading online investing service named the best financial services website in the world - again! TORONTO and NEW YORK, April 27, 2017 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple has won a Webby Award, the international...


Mar 28, 2017, 08:00 ET Wealthsimple launches smarter, simpler RESPs

Fully digital RESPs make investing in a child's future easy and paperless TORONTO, March 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple has relaunched its Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs) to make them...


Mar 06, 2017, 08:00 ET Wealthsimple for Advisors partners with ETF pioneer Forstrong Global Asset Management Inc.

Financial advisors can now access Forstrong investment strategies through Wealthsimple's convenient, cost-effective platform TORONTO, March 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple for Advisors, the dedicated...


Jan 31, 2017, 06:00 ET Wealthsimple expands internationally, bringing leading online investing service to the U.S.

Backed by $50 million in funding from Power Financial Corporation group, Wealthsimple becomes one of the first Canadian fintechs to expand globally TORONTO and NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2017 /CNW/ -...


Jan 10, 2017, 07:00 ET Wealthsimple Black offers financial planning, tax efficiency, Priority Pass airport lounge access to investors with $100,000+ in Wealthsimple accounts

Fully redesigned wealthsimple.com makes investing even more simple, transparent and intuitive TORONTO, Jan. 10, 2017 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple, Canada's leading online investment service, has launched a...


May 24, 2016, 11:01 ET FinTech Leader Wealthsimple Launches Platform for Advisors, Expands Reach of Investment Services

TORONTO, May 24, 2016 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple, Canada's leading online investment service, announced they have launched an automated platform for financial advisors to manage their clients' investment...


May 17, 2016, 08:00 ET Robo-advisor Wealthsimple Launches Portfolio Review Service for Investors

TORONTO, May 17, 2016 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple, Canada's leading online investment manager, has launched a free second opinion product for investors called Portfolio Review. The new product will allow...


May 03, 2016, 10:54 ET Wealthsimple announces partnership with Mint

Wealthsimple becomes first financial institution to offer secure, read-only Mint access to their clients TORONTO, May 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple, Canada's leading online investment platform, is...


May 02, 2016, 14:30 ET Canadian FinTech leader Wealthsimple wins Webby Award

Toronto tech startup Wealthsimple has been named the top financial services website in the world by The Webby Awards. TORONTO, May 2, 2016 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple, an innovator in the financial services ...


Mar 24, 2016, 08:00 ET Robo-advisor Wealthsimple launches Responsible Investment Portfolios

Canadian fintech leader targets socially conscious investors, launches responsible investment portfolio options TORONTO, March 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple, Canada's leading online investing...


Mar 03, 2016, 11:11 ET Fintech leader Wealthsimple eliminates investment account minimum

TORONTO, March 3, 2016 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple, Canada's leading online investing service, announced it has eliminated their minimum investment requirement for clients. To attract novice investors, the...


Dec 02, 2015, 08:00 ET Fintech leader Wealthsimple acquires online brokerage pioneer ShareOwner

After launching in September 2014, Wealthsimple now manages over 10,000 clients and $400 million in client assets. TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2015 /CNW/ - Wealthsimple Financial Inc., Canada's leading online...