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Motif Advisor Platform Voted "The Best of Show" at FinovateSpring Conference

CEO Hardeep Walia to Provide Key Insights on Financial Service Industry at Upcoming Conferences

SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/02/14 -- Motif Investing, the company that pioneered low-cost, thematic investing, today announced its Motif Advisor Platform was voted "The Best of Show" at FinovateSpring, an exclusive event that showcases cutting-edge financial technology. In addition, Motif CEO and co-founder, Hardeep Walia, will appear at Wired BizCon, and The Money Show, to discuss what the future of investing looks like and the unique approach Motif is taking to help empower investors in the financial services industry.

The Motif Advisor Platform streamlines how advisors build, monitor, and rebalance model portfolios around various asset classes so they can provide the highest level of service to clients. It offers advisors the ability to share market insights and portfolio updates with their clients through user-friendly social technology. For the second consecutive year, Finovate conference attendees voted for Motif as "The Best of Show" on the basis of demo quality and potential impact of the innovation demoed.

"Motif continues to push the boundaries of innovation in the financial services market, and being voted 'The Best of Show' by our peers at FinovateSpring demonstrates advisors' demand for simple yet powerful tools that allow them to focus on client service," said Hardeep Walia, CEO and co-founder of Motif Investing. "The financial services industry is at a crossroads and needs to embrace technology innovations that will help educate investors and connect individuals to advisors when needed."

Upcoming Speaking Events

  • May 13: At Wired BizCon in New York, Mr. Walia will showcase Motif's disruptive, new age investing platform that empowers people to take concepts like healthy foods, robotics, "buy-on-the-dip" or water shortage and turn them into actionable investments. This "humanizing investment" session will be moderated by an editor from Wired.
  • May 14: At The Money Show in Las Vegas, Motif will co-host a 60-minute session with Investor's Business Daily about the value of trading IBD's Top 25 Index on Motif's platform.

About Motif Investing
Motif Investing is an online broker that lets you invest in a world of big ideas. The company, based in Silicon Valley, is changing the face of online investing through an innovative, transparent social platform that allows individuals and investment advisors to invest in stock and bond portfolios built around everyday ideas and broad economic trends -- and even create brand-new motifs from scratch. Motif is a registered broker-dealer and a member of SIPC. The company's investors include Foundation Capital, Goldman Sachs, Ignition Partners and Norwest Venture Partners. Board members include former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt and former Wall Street executive Sallie Krawcheck. Learn more at https://www.motifinvesting.com.

About FinovateSpring
FinovateSpring is a demo-based conference for innovative startups and established companies in the fields of banking and financial technology. Held in San Jose, CA, the event offers an insight-packed glimpse of the future of money via a fast-paced, intimate, and unique format. FinovateSpring is organized by The Finovate Group. For more information on the event or to view videos of demos, please visit finovatespring.com.

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