CHICAGO—May 19, 2016—Envestnet, Inc. (NYSE: ENV) has unveiled Open ENV to offer differentiated user experiences, accelerate integrations and extend the availability of Envestnet’s solutions. The roll-out, released as part of Envestnet’s ongoing technology innovation process, was announced today during the Envestnet Advisor Summit (http://www.envestnet.com/advisorsummit), which is underway at the Hilton Chicago.
“Our integrated, end-to-end platform unifies the wealth management process for advisors and financial enterprises delivering tremendous productivity and efficiency,” said Josh Mayer, Chief Operating Officer of Envestnet. “Open ENV will empower advisors and financial enterprises with new opportunities to leverage our platform, and will unlock new user experiences differentiated by practice patterns and unique user preferences.”
Open ENV rapidly accelerates the ability to deliver customized implementations of Envestnet’s complete set of capabilities through a new library of open architecture application programming interfaces (APIs). The launch of Open ENV leverages the completion of over 300 technology updates across the Envestnet platform as part of the company’s May release.
“Our API library is the latest innovative solution we have created to further simplify and personalize how financial enterprises, advisors and their clients engage with our platform,” said Scott Grinis, Chief Technology Officer of Envestnet. “There is so much best-in-class technology on the Envestnet platform and this initiative will allow our partners to take advantage of our wide spectrum of capabilities.”
New Investor Suite Enhances Digital Engagement
As part of the release, Envestnet unveiled a new Investor Suite, which extends the existing Advisor Now offering with the following enhancements:
- Enhanced user navigation and experience based on extensive journey mapping and user testing
- Data aggregation and personal financial management tools
- Goals-based planning module including goal tracking and alerts
- Household performance reporting including aggregated investment accounts
- Self-service workflow tools for operational requests
Envestnet | Yodlee Integration Powers Lifecycle of Advice
Also as part of the roll-out, Envestnet announced the initial integration of Yodlee’s data aggregation capabilities into the Envestnet platform. In this initial release, advisors will now be able to leverage Yodlee’s FastLink to enable clients to aggregate all their accounts into Investor Suite providing a full 360-degree view of their financial situation. Client’s user-permissioned and credentialed accounts utilizing this Yodlee capability will be updated daily on the platform. Additionally, the data will flow seamlessly into goals-based planning tools and account opening processes, and will be available for inclusion in household performance reporting. A few of the personal financial management tools that will be available on the Investor Suite include Budgets, Net Worth and Cash Flow Analysis, enabling deeper client engagement.
“Envestnet and Yodlee form a powerful combination which reinforces our market leadership, and uniquely positions us to empower advisors and financial enterprises to provide better outcomes for their clients,” said Anil Arora, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive, Envestnet | Yodlee. “This initial release enables enterprises, advisors and their clients to experience first-hand how Yodlee’s data aggregation and personal financial management applications have added to the breadth and depth of our cloud-based technology offering.”
Accelerated Integrations with Partners
As described in the Product Roadmap session, Open ENV will accelerate additional integrations with Envestnet’s platform capabilities including Envestnet | Tamarac, Placemark Overlay Services and Envestnet | Retirement Solutions as well as deepen Envestnet’s strategic relationships with AlphaHedge, CAIS, eMoney Advisor, MoneyGuidePro®, several custodians, and many other integration partners.
Also as part of the roll-out, Envestnet has launched the next phase of Envestnet Intelligence in partnership with Wheelhouse Analytics. This phase introduces online dashboards and reporting tools capable of drilling down into greater levels of detail for asset managers, enterprise firms and advisors. The dashboards are available through single-sign-on access from the Envestnet platform and deliver segmentation analytics, trend analyses, and benchmarking tools that can be harnessed to make decisions that strengthen client relationships and improve business performance and operations.
Envestnet, Inc. (NYSE: ENV) is a leading provider of unified wealth management technology and services to investment advisors. Our open-architecture platforms unify and fortify the wealth management process, delivering unparalleled flexibility, accuracy, performance, and value. Envestnet solutions enable the transformation of wealth management into a transparent, independent, objective, and fully-aligned standard of care, and empower advisors to deliver better outcomes.
Envestnet’s Advisor Suite® software empowers financial advisors to better manage client outcomes and strengthen their practices. Envestnet provides institutional-quality research and advanced portfolio solutions through our Portfolio Management Consultants group, Envestnet | PMC®. Envestnet | Tamarac provides leading rebalancing, reporting, and practice management software.
Envestnet | Yodlee is a leading data aggregation and data analytics platform powering dynamic, cloud-based innovation for digital financial services. More than 1,000 companies, including 12 of the 20 largest U.S. banks and hundreds of Internet services companies, subscribe to the Envestnet | Yodlee platform to power personalized financial apps and services for millions of consumers. Envestnet | Yodlee solutions help improve the speed and delivery of financial innovation, improve digital customer experiences, and drive better outcomes for our clients and their customers.