Our mission

Pontera is dedicated to helping individuals retire with greater wealth and financial security. Founded in 2012, we work with Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs), Broker-Dealers, and some of the largest financial institutions in the country.

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Our team

Pontera has put together a team committed to building solutions for age-old challenges. We are a diverse, customer-focused team of problem solvers, creative thinkers, engineers and financial services veterans focused on finding solutions that benefit everyone.

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Our partners

Pontera has built partnerships with some of the largest firms in the financial services industry and major providers of wealth management software. We are open to new engagements that align with our mission to create better retirement outcomes. 

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Lightspeed Ventures
Blumberg Capital
Horizons Ventures
Hyperwise Ventures
Hanaco Venture Capital
Collaborative Fund
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02 / 03 / 2023

Fintech Bytes: Pontera Integrates with Envestnet

Envestnet has brought Pontera into its financial wellness ecosystem. Advisors can plan, review and bill on employer-sponsored retirement accounts within the Tamarac platform. The Envestnet integration is another step in Pontera’s quick rise.

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02 / 02 / 2023

Wealthtech Weekly: Pontera lands Envestnet integration

This week, the firm is celebrating being integrated into Envestnet's financial wellness ecosystem. With this integration, advisors and financial professionals can plan, review and bill on employer-sponsored accounts in applications within the popular Envestnet|Tamarac platform.

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02 / 02 / 2023

Pontera Integrates its 401(k) Management Capabilities into Envestnet’s Ecosystem

Pontera, the 401(k) fintech platform that enables financial advisors to trade and manage 401(k), 403(b), and other held-away retirement accounts, can now plan, review, and bill on employer-sponsored accounts in applications within the Envestnet | Tamarac platform.

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02 / 02 / 2023

Envestnet Adds Pontera’s 401(k) Management Platform: Tech Roundup

With the new integration, advisors can plan, review and bill on employer-sponsored accounts in applications within the Envestnet | Tamarac platform. Advisors will also be able to incorporate clients’ retirement savings account balances into holistic views of their entire financial lives.

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02 / 01 / 2023

Pontera Announces Integration with Envestnet, Incorporating Its 401(k) Management Capabilities Into Envestnet’s Ecosystem

With this integration, financial professionals can plan, review, and bill on 401(k) and 403(b) accounts in applications within the Envestnet ecosystem, including the Tamarac platform

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02 / 01 / 2023

401(K) Fintech Platform Pontera Announces Integration With Envestnet

The move is another in a long line of recent partnerships with some of the biggest players in wealth management that the 401(K) fintech platform has announced over the last two years.

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02 / 01 / 2023

Adviser Product Partnerships: Envestnet Partners with Pontera to Incorporate Client 401(k) Savings Into Portfolios  

Pontera, which runs a technology platform that enables financial advisers to trade and manage retirement plans, is partnering with registered investment advisory Envestnet to provide its solution into the company’s financial wellness solution.

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02 / 01 / 2023

Pontera Announces Integration With Envestnet's Tamarac Platform

Through the Envestnet | Tamarac integration, both Envestnet and Tamarac users (that are also clients of Pontera) will be able to run householding and performance reporting across both custodied and held-away accounts.

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12 / 15 / 2022

Advisorpedia podcast: Serving the Ecosystem of Financial Services with David Goldman

Pontera's David Goldman appeared with Doug Heikkinen on the Advisorpedia podcast to talk about how advisors and financial institutions can better support their clients' retirement needs

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11 / 21 / 2022

Great Valley Advisor Group Selects Pontera to Provide Tailored Retirement Solutions to Advisors

The integration with Pontera is part of GVA's commitment to providing top resources to improve the overall experience of their clients. GVA’s advisors can leverage the Pontera platform to gain a more complete picture of their clients' financial well-being and can securely manage, view, report, supervise and bill on retirement and other held away accounts.

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11 / 11 / 2022

Military veterans turned fintech leaders on the values needed to make it

As part of a Veterans Day spotlight, FinancialPlanning interviewed Pontera's Rory Berry (Commander, US Navy) about Veterans moving into finance.

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11 / 09 / 2022

Choreo Chooses Pontera to Strengthen Client-First Approach with Held Away Asset Management

Choreo recently engaged with Pontera to enhance its growing tech stack and continue elevating client experience. Their advisors now have access to greater insight into their clients' assets, and can reallocate investments within retirement accounts.

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09 / 21 / 2022

Pontera Appoints Nicole Zheng as Chief Marketing Officer

Zheng brings more than 10 years of marketing leadership and strategy execution experience to Pontera. She most recently served as President and CMO at Minim (NASDAQ: MINM)

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09 / 12 / 2022

RIA Intel: Three Big Questions: Part 1

Pontera Chief Business Officer, David Goldman, provides his opinion on inflation as a risk to investors.

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08 / 22 / 2022

Financial Advisor IQ: Dynasty Partnership to Help with RIA Client’s Retirement Accounts

"Dynasty Financial Partners has partnered with financial technology company Pontera to fully manage 401(k), 403(b) and other held away accounts for clients of the registered investment advisor firms in Dynasty’s network."

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08 / 17 / 2022

Pontera and Dynasty Financial Partners Announce Partnership

Dynasty Financial Partners, the leading provider of back and middle-office outsourced solutions for RIAs, has partnered with Pontera. Leveraging Pontera's SOC 2 certified platform, RIAs in Dynasty's network can now fully manage 401(k), 403(b), and other held away accounts for their clients in a secure and compliant manner.

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07 / 14 / 2022

Pontera and Hilltop Wealth Advisors Announce Partnership

Pontera and Hilltop Wealth Advisors have partnered to allow Hilltop's financial advisors to utilize the platform for held away account management. Chris Hostetler, CFP, Financial Advisor and Partner at Hilltop Wealth Advisors said: "Through our partnership with Pontera, our advisors gain the additional capability to securely manage clients’ retirement accounts as part of our holistic approach to wealth management."

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06 / 30 / 2022

GeoWealth Adds Integration With Pontera

Chicago-based TAMP GeoWealth added an integration with Pontera to improve RIAs' access to held away account data and the ability to manage their clients' 401(k) and other retirement accounts. With Pontera’s technology, GeoWealth can now incorporate held away data alongside custodied accounts for performance reporting and billing.

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06 / 30 / 2022

InvestmentNews: Pontera expands access to held-away account management with GeoWealth partnership

"Pontera is continuing its partnership spree in hopes of giving more financial advisers the ability to manage client assets in held-away retirement accounts... For GeoWealth, the integration lets the TAMP provide data from held-away accounts alongside managed assets to incorporate them in performance reporting and billing."

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06 / 09 / 2022

Pontera and RFG Announce Partnership

Hybrid RIA RFG Advisory has partnered with Pontera to enable their independent financial advisors to securely manage more of their clients' portfolios and help them reach a better retirement.

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05 / 26 / 2022

Wealthcare Adds Partnership with Pontera to its Platform

Wealthcare added a partnership with Pontera to its GDX360 wealth management platform to allow its users to benefit from Pontera's held away account management capabilities, including trading without taking custody.

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05 / 18 / 2022

Capitect Announces Integration with Pontera

Capitect announced that it has integrated with Pontera to enable financial advisors who use the company’s platform to include held away assets in reporting, billing, and rebalancing. Advisors who use both platforms can view data on these assets inside Capitect to build performance and asset allocation reports as part of holistic planning, applying their advice and strategies to retirement accounts.

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05 / 06 / 2022

WealthTech Today Ep. 141: The Anatomy of 401(k) Trading

Pontera's Dave Goldman joined Craig Iskowitz to talk about the benefits of advisor management of retirement accounts and other held away assets, including a focus on the cybersecurity threats that Pontera can help alleviate.

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04 / 28 / 2022

Pontera Announces Integration with SS&C’s Advent Custodial Data® Network to Help Advisors Manage Clients’ Retirement Assets

Pontera announced an integration with SS&C’s Advent Custodial Data® network. The technology integration provides held away account data for firms using SS&C’s advisory solutions. Users can view, report, supervise, and bill on 401(k), 403(b), and other held away accounts managed on Pontera’s platform through SS&C’s Advent Custodial Data® Network, including the Black Diamond® Wealth Platform, Axys, Advent Portfolio Exchange (APX), and Geneva.

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04 / 26 / 2022

Prime Capital Investment Advisors Partners with Pontera to Enable Held Away Account Management

Prime Capital Investment Advisors (PCIA) has partnered with Pontera. This partnership will enable PCIA’s 120 advisors to securely manage clients’ retirement accounts without assuming custody.

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04 / 19 / 2022

Pontera Integrates with Morningstar Office to Enable Management of Held Away Assets

Effective immediately, users of the Morningstar Office and Pontera platforms will now be able to view data on 401(k)s, 403(b)s, HSAs, and more in Morningstar Office to show performance, aggregate reports and even bill on held away accounts.

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04 / 06 / 2022

Pontera and Mutual Group Announce Partnership

Mutual Group has partnered with Pontera to enable financial advisors to securely and compliantly manage and trade their clients’ retirement accounts. Through the partnership with Pontera, advisors affiliated with Mutual Group can now provide their clients with truly holistic wealth management by trading, managing and reporting on their clients’ held away accounts as part of their overall portfolio.

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03 / 17 / 2022

InvestmentNews: SageView partners with Pontera to help advisers manage held-away accounts

Pontera is partnering with SageView Advisory Group, an RIA with $175 billion in assets, to help the firm’s advisers manage clients’ held-away retirement accounts. Pontera’s service lets advisers allocate assets in client accounts that they don’t custody, like 401(k)s and health savings accounts, without getting into trouble with regulators.

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03 / 17 / 2022

planadviser: Advisers Can Integrate Clients’ Self-Directed Retirement Accounts

SageView Advisory Group and financial technology company Pontera have partnered on a platform to enable advisers to manage and trade clients’ retirement accounts. The platform passed rigorous cybersecurity quality controls that assess the risks associated with outsourced software solutions that store customer data online, according to the companies.

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02 / 23 / 2022

FeeX Secures $80M in New Investment, Changes Name to Pontera

FeeX announced that it has raised $80 million across three recent funding rounds and changed its name to Pontera. Pontera comes from the Latin “pont,” meaning “bridge,” and reflects the company’s aspirations to create the bridge between individuals and a better retirement.

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12 / 28 / 2022

WealthManagement: Three Steps to Improve Client Satisfaction in 2022

Long term financial planning can be overwhelming. Despite recent market gains, a study by J.P. Morgan found that 62% of defined contribution plan participants wish they could hand their retirement planning over to an expert. For individuals, predicting a path for investments into the far-off future amid headlines about new COVID-19 variants can feel like trying to build a house on a foundation of sand...

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12 / 16 / 2021

FeeX and Coastal Partner on Held-Away Account Solution

FeeX, a provider of financial services technology, has formed a partnership with Coastal Investment Advisors Inc., a registered investment adviser (RIA), to enable Coastal’s advisers to more effectively manage their clients’ held-away accounts.

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12 / 14 / 2021

FeeX and Coastal Investment Advisors, Inc. Announce Partnership

Coastal Investment Advisors adds FeeX tech to facilitate management of clients' 401ks, 403bs and other held away client retirement assets. The firm recently rolled out the technology to its 75+ advisors who have already begun to onboard clients onto the platform...

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11 / 18 / 2021

FeeX and Advyzon Announce Integration to Help Advisors Manage Clients’ Held Away Assets

FeeX announced a technology integration and partnership with Advyzon, an all-in-one cloud-based financial advisory technology platform. Bringing together the two platforms will further streamline management for financial advisors, allowing them to focus on delivering maximum value to their clients...

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11 / 03 / 2021

FeeX Tapped By Priority Financial Group to Power Held Away Account Management

Priority Financial Group announced it has partnered with FeeX, a financial technology provider, to power the firm’s Retirement Plan Center. The Center will allow advisors to securely trade and manage clients’ held-away assets wherever they are held.

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10 / 14 / 2021

Carson Onboards FeeX, Offering Leading Fintech Retirement Service to Financial Advisors

Carson Group has partnered with FeeX to give Carson's network of advisors the ability to fully manage their clients' retirement plans. The technology ensures all investment decisions fit into their clients' holistic financial plans by allowing advisors to manage and trade retirement assets alongside other accounts.

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08 / 03 / 2021

Dynamic Advisor Solutions Partners with Pontera to Actively Manage Held-Away Accounts

Dynamic Advisor Solutions has partnered with FeeX to provide a Premium Service option that integrates held-away accounts. The service gives advisors visibility into their clients' held-away holdings and available investments. Advisors can execute a sell, buy or exchange order on behalf of their clients, opening avenues of opportunity to add value and improve financial outcomes for their clients.

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06 / 08 / 2021

Panoramix and FeeX Announce Technology Integration Facilitating Management, Reporting and Billing on Held Away Assets

Panoramix announced a technology integration with FeeX to allow advisors to trade, manage, and bill on held away accounts through a single platform without triggering custody. This new data feed between the platforms provides users with visibility into held-away assets, enabling users to easily integrate those into household performance reports.

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05 / 04 / 2021

Orion Teams With FeeX For Management of Held-Away Assets

A new data feed between Orion and FeeX gives Orion users visibility into the held-away assets managed through the FeeX platform, granting advisors a more complete picture of an investor’s financial landscape, and enabling a more coordinated asset management strategy. Read full story

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