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January 22, 2019

Are Investors Finally Starting To Care About Social Impact?

In the investing world, there's always a hot new narrative. The narrative typically takes the form of an innovative product, a sector rotation or an "inevitable" theme. One narrative that I've been particularly interested in for the past couple of years is that of ESG investingRead more

October 26, 2018

Harvest Exchange: The Knowledge Portal Bridging Financial Firms with Investors

Although rapid digitization and abundance of data have reduced the risk of guesswork in the financial investment industry, the conveyance of informative insights to the right audience remains the biggest hurdle. Read more

January 31, 2018

Blockchain Explained

Most people know blockchain as the technology underlying popular cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, not a recordkeeping tool for wealth managers. But, it has the potential to completely revolutionize the practical definition of “Know Your Client.” Read more

January 31, 2018

KKR Hops on Content Platform in New Marketing Push

KKR has stepped up its brand-building efforts by posting white papers, videos, and commentaries on an external content platform, taking a path few private equity peers have traveled. But the manager's new profile on Harvest Exchange may become a more common tactic as private fund managers tap broader venues to promote themselves beyond their websites or current investors, embracing content marketing tools used in traditional asset management. Read more

January 26, 2018

Harvest Posts Record Year as World’s Top Investment Firms Deliver Actionable Insights to Investors

Harvest, the world's fastest growing investor network, today announced its exceptional growth metrics for 2017. "In 2017, more investors turned to Harvest for investment management information than ever before," said Peter Hans, co-founder and CEO of Harvest. "Our vision for Harvest was to create a community where professional investors could find all content relevant to them in one place. This past year, our vision became reality as user adoption reached a tipping point and engagement increased exponentially." Read more

January 25, 2018

Harvest, The LinkedIn For Wall Street's Biggest Funds, Sees A Growth Surge

The pressure to get funds in front of big money investors has never been greater as as everyone from high net worth investors to large pensions flock to commoditized, passive investment strategies. Harvest, a five year old fintech startup co-founded by former trader Peter Hans, is becoming a go-to place for funds to get their story in front of investors as they try to draw in new money. Read more

January 24, 2018

Has PE embraced AI

One cannot go a day reading the news and not seeing the phrases “artificial intelligence” and “blockchain.” Once the domain of academics, coding enthusiasts and quantitative hedge funds, these technological advances have finally made their way into private equity. Read more

December 9, 2017

How To Run A Data-Driven Fundraising Campaign

Bob Dryzgula, Chief Marketing Officer at Harvest, explains how hedge funds can use data to stand out from the crowd. Read more

December 6, 2017

Growth Through Digital Marketing; Many Asset Managers Are Still Taking Batting Practice

Financial commentators often use a baseball analogy of “What inning are we in?” to describe a point in a cycle. Stocks and corporate credit are in the “later innings”, according to some, while blockchain technology and its applications have been in the “early innings” for a while. However, for digital marketing in asset management, the game hasn’t even started for the majority of firms. As an industry, we’re in batting practice, and those not thinking about the start of the game run the risk of not making the lineup. Read more

November 16, 2017

Bitcoin: Currency or Asset Class - Boom or Bubble?

Bitcoin continues to make all-time highs, and one cannot help but acknowledge its legitimacy. When the CME announces that Bitcoin futures contract will soon be traded on its platform, and leading technical analysts are forecasting a pullback, it is clear that this virtual currency whose value is derived from a decentralized faith in technology has carved out a disruptive place in the capital markets. Read more

November 13, 2017

Asset Managers Seize AI to Sharpen Inst'l Marketing Pitches

Asset managers are tapping marketing platforms that use artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver targeted messaging to the institutional channel. AI, machine learning and automation are three interconnected fields that offer significant benefits to asset managers’ investing and operations units. But firms are coming to realize the possibilities for sales and marketing are significant too. Read more

November 9, 2017

Harvest Congratulates Winning Clients at 2017 MFEA STAR Awards

Harvest, the world's fastest growing investor network with more than 230,000 monthly active users, today congratulated its clients and contributors who were recently honored at the Mutual Fund Education Alliance (MFEA) STAR Awards. Read more

October 24, 2017

Hedge Fund Managers Have To Think Like Amazon

Hedge fund managers looking to grow their businesses need to embrace the expectations of today’s Amazon-conditioned consumers – who double as asset allocators. Amazon has succeeded by prioritizing the needs of the customer. They are able to do so by better understanding what customers want, when they want it, and even what they will want in the future. By anticipating customer needs, they are better able to align incentives and deliver a superior experience. Read more

October 13, 2017

Harvest Partners With Imagineer to Develop Integrated CRM & Content Marketing Solutions for Fund Managers

Imagineer Technology Group, the industry leader in CRM/Investor Relations and Web Reporting solutions for alternative asset manager, today announced a partnership with Harvest, the world’s fastest-growing investor network. The partnership will develop synergies and additional benefits for their respective clients in the areas of marketing automation, CRM and content strategies, the firms said. Read more

September 20, 2017

Managers Tiptoe into Blackstone, Carlyle Marketing

Private equity managers are inching toward using content marketing models common across the asset management industry, following a path set by Blackstone Group and Carlyle Group, which have already embraced tactics to broadcast white papers, podcasts, videos, and other research and knowledge resources. Marketing consultants and platforms say more private fund firms are moving past questions over whether to act and onto ideas for how to start. Read more

April 13, 2017

Harvest Exchange and Symphony Partner to Enable Content Sharing Across Financial Services

Harvest Exchange, a digital distribution and behavioral data platform for the financial services industry, and Symphony Communication Services, LLC, the secure collaboration and workflow technology company announced a partnership today. Read more

April 11, 2017

Hedge funds and the media: Crisis management and building brands

Brevan Howard took the nuclear media relations option last month when it applied for a UK High Court injunction against Reuters to stop the news agency publishing an article about the firm. Alan Howard's $15bn manager successfully argued the content due to be published was confidential material shared between the... Read more

April 4, 2017

How Asset Managers Grow Their Brand on the Internet

Information is becoming more accessible thanks to search engines like Google and Bing, which means your firm needs to increase the focus on capturing traffic. How do you do that? By utilizing Search Engine Optimization (SEO). What is SEO and why is it important? SEO is the process of affecting the visibility of a website or a web page organically in a web search engine’s results. Read more

March 25, 2017

Wealth Tech Market Map: 90+ Companies Transforming Investment And Wealth Management

From robo-advisors to mobile investing, fintech startups continue to create technology aimed at retail investors and advisors. Wealth tech investments reached a record of 74 deals in 2016. This subset of fintech companies offer an alternative to traditional wealth management firms by offering technology-enabled tools that are advancing the investment and wealth management profession. Read more

February 17, 2017

The Most Important FinTech Trend to Capitalize On in 2017

Recent financial technology initiatives for wealth managers have focused on transparent and efficient delivery of information. While data aggregation and reporting were previously pain points, today they are essentials. As a financial planner, if you aren’t utilizing cost-effective management tools like eMoney to help better inform your client of his full financial health, then you’re already behind your peers. Read more

February 16, 2017

Harvest Exchange Wins the 2017 Alt Credit Intelligence Award for Best Distribution Platform

Harvest Exchange has been named the winner for the Best Distribution Platform by Alt Credit Intelligence, part of HFM Week. "Harvest's technology exists to strengthen investor relationships through digital distribution, discovery and data," said Peter Hans, CEO of Harvest. "I'm so proud of the Harvest team for what we’ve accomplished thus far, but even more excited for what's on the horizon for both of our platforms, Harvest Exchange and Vosterra." Read more

February 2, 2017

Harvest Exchange: Fintech Giving Asset Managers A Competitive Advantage By Using Artificial Intelligence

Harvest Exchange has been named the winner for the Best Distribution Platform by Alt Credit Intelligence, part of HFM Week. "Harvest's technology exists to strengthen investor relationships through digital distribution, discovery and data," said Peter Hans, CEO of Harvest. "I'm so proud of the Harvest team for what we’ve accomplished thus far, but even more excited for what's on the horizon for both of our platforms, Harvest Exchange and Vosterra." Read more

January 8, 2017

Harvest - the place for relevant content

Harvest Exchange brings you insight and expertise from the world's top investment organizations — all curated to the reader's interests. Professional investors join Harvest's community to share their perspective for the purposes of highly targeted brand enhancement and marketing. Professional and nonprofessional investors access Harvest in order to consume investment content directly from the world's top investment minds. Read more

November 13, 2016

Ten to Watch 2017: Peter Hans

Bridging the gap between asset managers and potential investors is getting more complicated. Gone are the days when wholesalers took advisors to high-net-worth clients golfing or out for steak dinners to drum up business. Relationships now are based on information and education, and that's a far trickier process to get right. Read more

August 30, 2016

Beyond Borders Investment Strategies' CEO Interviewed by Harvest Exchange

Beyond Borders Investment Strategies, LLC announced today that Harvest Exchange interviewed Vitaly Veksler, the firm’s CEO and Portfolio Manager, for its Community Spotlight section. Read more

August 15, 2016

Harvest Exchange Names Bob Dryzgula Chief Marketing Officer

Harvest Exchange, the single source for curated investment content from the investment community, today announced that Bob Dryzgula has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer, a newly created position. Harvest Exchange's proprietary software fosters industry collaboration and connectivity. The next stage in the company's growth involves bringing this same software solution to investment managers allowing them to build new relationships in a targeted and quantifiable manner. Read more

July 25, 2016

Harvest Exchange, NYSSA Partner to Distribute Content

Harvest Exchange's platform allows financial advisors, analysts, and organizations to distribute information to select audiences via customizable software, Harvest chief executive officer Peter Hans tells WatersTechnology. Part of Harvest Exchange's goal is to help provide information to complement real life business relationships. Read more

June 17, 2016

The Future of the Blockchain in Financial Services Communications

Much has been made about blockchain technology in the world of financial services. The potential implications are limitless – as are the conspiracy theories. But the truth about this new age of security and verification is that there is much that it can do for us. One area where it can have far-reaching effects is in how we communicate sensitive financial information to each other. Read more

November 3, 2015

Family Office Association Expands Resources Through Harvest Exchange

The Family Office Association (FOA) is teaming up with Harvest Exchange to provide the FOA’s ultra-wealthy members with more resources for sharing information and networking, Harvest Exchange announced. Read more

July 7, 2015

Financial tech startup closes $5M round, opens new office

Harvest Exchange Corp., a financial startup that connects financial advisers to a treasure trove of investment research, recently closed on a $5 million Series B round. Read more

June 18, 2015

Harvest Exchange Completes $5 Million Series B Funding Round

Harvest Exchange (, the fast-growing investment management marketplace platform today announced a $5 million Series B funding round led by Highland Capital Management, a global multi-strategy asset management firm, and a Harvest Exchange user. The round also features participation from existing investors Third Point LLC and Golden Tree Asset Management and new investor Marketplace Fund I. Read more

March 9, 2015

Top Financial Firms, Professional Money Managers, Sophisticated Investors Flock to Financial Discovery and Investment Site Harvest (

Harvest, the financial discovery and communication platform for investors has seen remarkable growth, with more than 4,000 investment firms and 85,000+ investors worldwide now contributing to and accessing its 24/7 mix of the highest-quality, transparent investment information previously unavailable to investors on a single public site. Harvest registered financial firms manage well in excess of $5 trillion, with professional members ranging from Dan Loeb to Blackrock to the U.S. Treasury. Read more

March 2, 2015

Harvesting Financial Info For Advisors

Financial professionals and firms looking to boost brand recognition and attract clients are turning to Harvest (, a social platform for investing ideas that launched in December 2013. More than 85,000 users were signed up for the free public site as of year-end 2014, including nearly 11,000 verified professionals hailing from more than 4,000 financial firms managing more than $5 trillion. Participants include BlackRock, Morgan Stanley and Legg Mason Global Asset Management. Read more

February 6, 2014

'Loeb effect' buoys social media site for investors

In the past, billionaire investor Daniel Loeb would often wait for an industry conference before revealing his investment ideas. Not anymore. The hedge fund manager and some other prominent investors have now turned to Harvest Exchange, a new website designed for investors, to release news of their big bets. Such announcements -- including Loeb's bet on Dow Chemicals and Kyle Bass' bet on General Motors -- often lead to big swings in share prices as other investors pile on. Read more

January 21, 2014

This Website Has Members Like Dan Loeb And Kyle Bass Posting Their Newest Stock Picks

When Texan hedge fund manager Kyle Bass first revealed that Hayman Capital had taken a large long position in GM he did it on new website (Harvest Exchange). Earlier today, activist investor Daniel Loeb, who runs Third Point, also posted on Harvest Exchange that his fund's largest long position is now Dow Chemical. Read more