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Australian firm Ignition Advice is building Ireland as its post-Brexit ‘springboard’ to Europe

Ignition Advice, an Australian company that develops financial-advice software, will build its Dublin office to serve the wider European market in a post-Brexit landscape.

In this interview with Fora, global chief executive of Ignition Advice Manish Prasad said that they will announce a partnership with an Irish bank in the coming weeks as its first play in Europe.

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Silicon Republic: What are the key opportunities in the Irish fintech sector?

This week on Leaders’ Insights, Alan Quinlan of Ignition Advice tells us of the challenges faced and the rewards reaped in the world of fintech.

Alan Quinlan is founder and CEO at Ignition Advice Ireland.

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Investor Daily: Ignition appoints new head of technology in overseas office

Ignition Advice has appointed a new head of technology who will work in their overseas office and coordinate integration with the Sydney team.

Chris Sparling is joining the advice group’s Dublin office and will coordinate the technology team’s integration with the Sydney office.

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Adviser Voice: MyPrivateBanking 2018 Global Report ranks Ignition Wealth #1 for innovation and flexibility

MyPrivateBanking, one of the world’s leading independent financial services research houses, has named Ignition Advice as the world’s most innovative and flexible robo-advice solution.

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Industry Moves: “With a big smile and a youthful hunger”, meet Ignition Wealth’s Mat Tenney

In this article by Industry Moves, we hear from Mat and his colleagues at Ignition Wealth, on questions about his first job, his hidden talents and who he would invite to his dream dinner party.

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Adviser Voice: Ignition Wealth announces Helen Thom as Head of Sales

The Ignition Wealth Leadership Team yesterday announced the appointment of Helen Thom as Head of Sales, effective immediately.

Helen boasts an exceptional pedigree, having served at Midwinter, Decimal, AMP and RetireInvest

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Australian Fintech: Milliman and Ignition Wealth announce synergistic collaboration

Milliman Australia Practice Leader Wade Matterson and Ignition Wealth CEO Manish Prasad today announced a global collaboration between their two firms to combine Ignition Wealth’s integrated bank grade white label digital engagement and advice solutions with Milliman’s analytics, data and consulting prowess.

Investor Daily: Former KPMG director to lead Ignition Wealth

Robo-advice firm Ignition Wealth has appointed Manish Prasad as its new chief executive, writes the Investor Daily.

In his new position, Mr Prasad will drive the robo-advice firm’s growth into the savings, retirement and scaled advice markets.

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Ignition Wealth co-founder Mark Fordree announces appointment of Ignition Wealth CEO Manish Prasad

Ignition Wealth Co-Founder and inaugural CEO Mark Fordree today announced the appointment of Manish Prasad to the role of CEO of Ignition Wealth.

Manish’s corporate career has focused on growth and commercial management of advice organisations and his appointment will drive Ignition Wealth’s expansion into the savings, retirement and scaled advice markets.

Money Management: New CEO for Ignition Wealth

Ignition Wealth has appointed a former National Australia Bank executive, Manish Prasad as its new chief executive.

In this article, Money Management reports on Ignition Wealth’s new CEO.

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Ignition Wealth announces new CEO Manish Prasad

Ignition Wealth Co-Founder and inaugural CEO Mark Fordree today announced the appointment of Manish Prasad to the role of CEO of Ignition Wealth.

Manish’s recruitment follows Ignition Wealth’s January announcement of Alan Quinlan’s appointment to the role of CEO, Ignition Wealth Ireland.

The UK-Australia Fintech Bridge to support fintech collaboration

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison has signed an agreement with the UK government this week, for a UK-Australia Fintech Bridge, improving access to global markets for Australian fintech companies.

But what will the Fintech Bridge involve?

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Meet the Team – Robbie Reid, Head of Advice

Want to get to know the individuals working to provide Ignition Wealth’s solutions?

In this blog series, we will introduce you to our team. Robbie Reid is the Head of Advice at Ignition Wealth.

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Consumers to share data in Open Banking system for Australia

The Australian government is working to give consumers the right to control their own data as part of the Consumer Data Right (CDR).

This includes plans to establish an Open Banking system, focusing on how data sharing could improve and change the banking sector.

Ignition Wealth announces appointment of Ignition Wealth Ireland CEO Alan Quinlan

Ignition Wealth has today announced the appointment of Alan Quinlan as CEO of the burgeoning Ignition Wealth Ireland business.

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Deloitte 2018 Investment Management Outlook Report

Deloitte released their 2018 Investment Management Outlook document earlier this month – a look into the challenges ahead for 2018.

What are the main takeaways?

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Meet the Team – Donna Nicklin, Implementation Lead

Want to get to know the individuals working to provide Ignition Wealth’s solutions?

In this blog series, we will introduce you to our team. First up is Donna Nicklin, Implementation Lead for Ignition Wealth.

Cloud Stories Podcast: The BGL Story – Humility, Focus, Resilience and Trust

Daniel Tramontana joined BGL in 1997. During this time, Daniel has been part of the accountant’s journey in transitioning from DOS to Windows and now cloud technology. In the Cloud Stories podcast, he is interviewed by industry expert Heather Smith.

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Irish Tech News: Business Showcase: Ignition Wealth Ireland

Irish Tech News has showcases businesses on their website – who they are and what they are doing. This article features an interview with Alan Quinlan, Ignition Wealth Ireland’s freshly appointed CEO.

Financial Standard: Ignition Wealth appointment flags fintech future

The new chief executive of Ignition Wealth’s Ireland business is keen to deliver the next generation of fintech to Irish institutions.

Named in the top role on Wednesday, Alan Quinlan said his appointment marks a “well-timed opportunity to raise the bar on what’s possible in fintech in Ireland.”

Ecofibre and medical cannabis: an interview with Barry Lambert

Medical cannabis saved a six-year-old girl with Dravet Syndrome called Katelyn.

A rare but severe form of epilepsy which affects children, Dravet Syndrome gave Katelyn a 16 percent chance of dying each year. It would eventually take away here ability to walk, talk and feed herself.

Katelyn’s grandparents are Barry and Joy Lambert.

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Investor Daily: Ignition Wealth appoints Ireland CEO

The Irish division of robo-adviser Ignition Wealth has named Alan Quinlan as its new chief executive. Mr Quinlan steps into the new role with over a decade’s experience in the financial services industry, and has previously held senior roles with BT Financial Group in Australia and Mercer in Ireland.

Adviser Voice: Ignition Wealth announces appointment of Ignition Wealth Ireland CEO Alan Quinlan

Ignition Wealth has announced the appointment of Alan Quinlan as CEO of the burgeoning Ignition Wealth Ireland business. Alan is highly experienced in the international fintech field, having held senior roles at several wealth houses including Australia’s BT Financial Group and Ireland’s Mercer.”

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