Motif the Only “Top 10” Innovator in the Finance Category to Make List Consecutively
SAN MATEO, CA– February 18, 2016 – Motif Investing, an online broker pioneering thematic investing, today announced that is was named as one of the “Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Finance” in 2016 by Fast Company magazine. This marks the second year in a row in which the company made the publication’s “Most Innovative Companies” issue.
“We are honored that Fast Company has named Motif as one of the Most Innovative Companies in Finance for the second year in a row,” said Motif Investing Founder and CEO, Hardeep Walia. “Being recognized alongside the most innovative companies is a testament to Motif’s pioneering approaching in investing.”
Most Innovative Companies is one of Fast Company’s most significant and highly anticipated editorial efforts of the year. The magazine’s editors spend months gathering and analyzing data on companies around the globe. The resulting package emphasizes the breadth of companies with progressive, nimble business models, an ethos of sustainability, and a culture of creativity.
“This year’s package-which includes top ten lists in 27 sectors-emphasizes the breadth of companies with progressive, agile business models, cultures of creativity and ability to adapt in today’s fast-paced world,” said Fast Company editor Robert Safian.
Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies issue (March 2016) is now available online at www.fastcompany.com/mic as well as in app form via iTunes, and on newsstands beginning February 23.
About Motif Investing
Motif Investing, Inc., is a next-generation online broker that is pioneering thematic investing for individuals and financial advisors. The company, based in Silicon Valley, allows investors to trade “motifs”-intelligently weighted basket of stocks built around themes, investing styles or multi-asset models- for low fees. Motif Investing, Inc., is a registered broker dealer and a member of SIPC. Motif has been ranked consecutively on Fast Company’s list of Most Innovative Companies in Finance and on the CNBC Disrupter 50 list. The company’s investors include Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, and Renren Inc. Board members include former Securities Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt and former Boston Consulting Group Chairman Carl Stern.
About Fast Company
Fast Company is the world’s leading progressive business media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethical economics, leadership, and design. Headquartered in New York City, Fast Company is published by Mansueto Ventures LLC, one of the U.S.’s leading media companies.