Covestor to Host Boston Viewing Party for TEDxWallStreet

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Online Marketplace for Investing Provides Viewing Access to TEDxWallStreet’s Innovative Ideas about the Evolving Financial Industry

Covestor (http://www.covestor.com), an online marketplace for investing, announced today that it is hosting the Boston Viewing Party for the TEDxWallStreet conference on Wednesday, October 30. To share innovative ideas about the most current issues facing the economy and society, Covestor will stream these TEDx talks live from the New York Stock Exchange to attendees in Boston.

This year’s theme - Filling the Void - will be addressed by over a dozen leaders from finance, business, technology, entertainment and journalism. They are slated to speak about local, global, social, and economic voids and share their thoughts on how to fill them.

Presenters include:

  •     Bob Woodruff (Renowned TV journalist)
  •     Stanley F. Druckenmiller (Former Founder, Chairman and President of Duquesne Capital Management, Chairman of the Harlem Children’s Zone)
  •     George Whitesides (CEO of Virgin Galactic)
  •     Mary Ellen Iskenderian (CEO of Women’s World Banking)
  •     Brian David Johnson (Futurist at Intel and Noted Author)
  •     Peter Tunney (Legendary Artist, Creator of the Peter Tunney Experiment)

“Both TEDxWallStreet and Covestor seek to provide a space for innovative perspectives on the evolving investing industry,” said Covestor CEO Asheesh Advani. “We believe that Covestor is filling a void by providing people with access to talented portfolio managers that they could not find on their own,” he said.

“Not all great portfolio managers work on Wall Street,” Advani continued. “The Internet allows us to discover, vet and provide people with access to compelling investment strategies from portfolio managers around the world.”

Covestor has created a smarter way for people to find portfolio managers to invest with. The company allows clients to see what dozens of experienced investors are buying and selling in their own portfolios and learn the rationale behind those investment strategies. Clients can select from over 130 investment portfolios, either by choosing investments online or with the free assistance of a client adviser.

About TEDxWallStreet
Created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading,” TEDxWallStreet is a local, independently organized TED event created as a part of the TEDx program. At the event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection among attendees from Wall Street’s leadership. Videos of the talks are available post conference for online viewing.

About Covestor
Founded in 2007, Covestor is widely regarded as a pioneer in bringing separately managed accounts (SMAs) online in a transparent marketplace. Investors can compare and select from a marketplace of money management talent that includes renowned portfolio managers and seasoned 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. The company has offices in Boston and London.

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.

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