Shortly after I shared the emergence of StashAway, it does look like the battle of the robo-advisors is starting heat up right here in Singapore. First-mover advantage, you say?

It has been exactly one year since I have written my first post on Smartly. Since then, I have written more posts, had a beer with Keir, tried out the Smartly beta, and finally it does seem like the clearest indication of a launch date by Smartly is going to be June 2017 as indicated on their Facebook page. On-boarding of first clients should start by then.

Keir Veskiväli (Founder and CEO at Smartly) has made his presence felt over at the Index Investing Lounge and you might be able to surprise him with any burning questions of your own. Keir shared the below in one of the threads in the group :

I don’t think that we will …