Feb 1 2018 12:00
Join Brett Huneycutt and fellow entrepreneurs, fintech nerds, and technology enthusiasts for a lunchtime fireside chat (moderated by two MBA students!). Brett is the co-founder and COO of Wealthsimple and an Oxford grad, and has significant experience in the startup scene in Silicon Valley and Canada, so bring any and all questions.
Lunch will be provided on a first come first served basis, so please plan to arrive early to grab food and get settled before we start.
Date & time: Thursday, 1st February, 12:00-1:15pm
- Brett (COO) co-founded Wealthsimple along with Michael Katchen (CEO) and Rudy Adler (CPO) in 2014
- Previously, Brett co-founded the Y Combinator startup 1000memories, which was acquired by Ancestry.com in 2012. He began his career as a consultant at McKinsey & Company in New York and Mexico City.
- Brett holds a Masters in Economics with Distinction from Oxford University, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar, and an Economics from Boston College.
- Founded in 2014 out of Canada, Wealthsimple combines the best of technology and human expertise to make investing easy and accessible to everyone – no matter their age or networth. In less than three years, more than 50,000 clients have trusted Wealthsimple with over £1billion in assets
Wealthsimple launched in the US in January 2017 and came to the UK this past September
There is no minimum amount to open an account with Wealthsimple and all clients are set up with personalised investment portfolios, tailored to your financial goals, with unlimited access to human advice from an accredited investment advisor
Wealthsimple stands out from the crowd with exceptional product design and engaging creative content that aims to humanise the world of money and investing. Wealthsimple's Magazine unpacks difficult financial decisions, uses unique subcultures to help people understand the way economies work, and talks to interesting people (like Elijah Wood) about their life-long relationship with money. With a commitment to product innovation, Wealthsimple's website has won the prestigious Webby Award for Best Financial Services/Banking website two years in a row.