Covestor Partners with TEDxWallStreet for Next Invest Event

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TED Affiliate Sponsors Covestor’s Conference in the Cloud

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Covestor, an investment management company that enables individuals to mirror the transactions of experienced investors, announced today that TEDxWallStreet will be a sponsor at its Next Invest virtual conference and will offer a “sneak peek” of its upcoming TedXWallStreet conference content at Covestor’s online event.

During Covestor’s virtual conference on March 20 and 21, attendees can also connect with top investors, learn how they’re positioning their portfolios and obtain actionable ideas from the convenience of their computers and mobile devices. Registration for this free, online event is available at: http://site.covestor.com/nextinvest

“By partnering with TEDxWallStreet, Covestor is advancing its goal of providing individuals with online access to talented managers, transparency and investing ideas,” said Covestor CEO Asheesh Advani.

The event provides a platform for progressive thinkers in finance. Speakers include Jim Cramer, host of CNBC’s “Mad Money” and co-anchor of “Squawk on the Street” and Michelle Rhee, former chancellor of the Washington, D.C. public schools.

TEDx is an arm of TED that gives communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. The first TEDxWallStreet will be held on March 30, 2012 at the New York Stock Exchange, to advance TED’s mission of providing Ideas Worth Spreading.

Covestor is a financial marketplace that lets clients:

  •     see what 135 experienced investors are buying and selling in their own portfolios;
  •     select from nearly 200 investment models;
  •     and copy talented investors’ trades in real time.

Both TEDxWallSteet and Covestor seek to provide a space for innovative perspectives on the evolving investing industry. http://site.covestor.com/nextinvest. [Next Invest __title__ ]features panels on the latest investing tools and technologies, and insight into global markets and investment strategies. The conference simulates the look and feel of a traditional conference, with the convenience of an online environment. Next Invest features:

  •     a lounge for networking and collaboration;
  •     an exhibit hall, where attendees can learn about products and services;
  •     a game room, featuring online financial games; and
  •     a resource center, where visitors can fill a virtual briefcase with white papers, eBooks and speaker presentations.

About TEDx, x = independently organized event

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized. (Subject to certain rules and regulations.)

About TED

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. Started as a four-day conference in California 26 years ago, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with multiple initiatives. At TED, the world's leading thinkers and doers are asked to give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Talks are then made available, free, at TED.com. TED speakers have included Bill Gates, Jane Goodall, Elizabeth Gilbert, Sir Richard Branson, Benoit Mandelbrot, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Isabel Allende and former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Two major TED events are held each year: The TED Conference takes place every spring in Long Beach, California (along with a parallel conference, TEDActive, in Palm Springs), and TEDGlobal is held each summer in Edinburgh, Scotland.

TED’s media initiatives include TED.com, where new TEDTalks are posted daily; the new TED Conversations, enabling broad conversations among TED fans; and the Open Translation Project, which provides subtitles and interactive transcripts as well as the ability for any TEDTalk to be translated by volunteers worldwide.

TED has established the annual TED Prize, where exceptional individuals with a wish to change the world are given the opportunity to put their wishes into action; TEDx, which offers individuals or groups a way to host local, self-organized events around the world; and the TED Fellows program, helping world-changing innovators from around the globe to become part of the TED community and, with its help, amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities.

For information about TED's upcoming conferences, visit http://www.ted.com/registration

Follow TED on Twitter at http://twitter.com/TEDTalks, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/TED

About Covestor
Covestor brings the clarity and efficiency of an online marketplace to the world of money management. Investors can compare and select from a transparent marketplace of money management talent that includes renowned portfolio managers and successful investors. Covestor’s Portfolio Sync technology automatically replicates trades, providing clients the convenience of “set and forget” functionality and the protection of Covestor’s proprietary trade filtering.
Covestor is widely regarded as a pioneer in bringing separately managed accounts (SMAs) online in a transparent marketplace. Founded in 2006, the company has offices in New York City and London and is funded by leading VC firms including Union Square Ventures, Spark Capital and Amadeus Capital Partners.

Covestor is an investment adviser registered with the US Securities and Exchange Commission under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. Additional information can be accessed directly from our Form ADV document, available at http://www.covestor.com.

It should not be assumed that any information discussed herein will prove to be profitable or that decisions in the future will be profitable or provide similar results. While Covestor does provide limited investment advice to its clients, the content herein is provided as general and impersonalized investment information and is not a recommendation or solicitation to buy or sell any security or subscribe to any particular investment model. Please take appropriate professional advice in any investment decisions.

For additional information contact:

Kalen Holliday, Covestor Communications Director 866-825-3005 x4 or kalen(at)covestor(dot)com

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