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SAF Platform Automates Alternative Investment Processes

SAF Platform Automates Alternative Investment Processes

It's almost that time of year.

The 2017 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards is a competition to showcase the companies with the most impressive technology that are paving the future in financial services and capital markets.

To get you prepared for this year's awards, Benzinga will profile each fintech company that has applied. Want to get involved? Submit your company here. For this installment, we spoke with SAF Platform Head of Marketing Matt Secord.

SAF Platform

What does your company do?

SAF Platform is a fintech firm offering an SaaS platform to automate the manual processes and workflows for institutional investors and asset managers using alternative investments.

We believe that rapid growth and expansion across alternative investments in the coming years will force industry participants — including fund managers, asset allocators, fund administrators and asset custodians — to seek out platform technology solutions that allow their systems, processes and data to inter-operate and reduce current operational friction.

Who are your customers?

SAF Platform is powering alternative investments for institutional investors and asset managers. Investor examples include endowments, foundations and family offices. Manager examples include private equity, real estate and hedge funds.

How long have you been in business?

SAF Platform was established in 2015.

Where are you located?

SAF Platform is located in New York City’s Flatiron district.

Who is your company's leadership? What kind of experience do they have?

The bedrock of our firm culture is the steadfast ideals with which we build our team. We value most integrity, accountability and creativity in our mission to give clients control over alternative investments.

In terms of the team’s experience, it ranges from DNA sequencing, game development, financial payments, UX studies, technology marketing and financial services with work experience spanning a wide array of firms such as Microsoft, Claritas, General Assembly, Aon and Goldman Sachs. The team brings a range of skill sets that allow them to be successful vertically as well as horizontally across the business. The combination of industry knowledge and the teams' forward-looking approach to technology drives our success.

Learn more about SAF Platform here.

For another fintech profile, click here to read about how Private Wealth Systems empowers ultra high-net-worth individuals.

If you’re looking for cool fintech startups and access to top financial institutions, and are sick of attending stuffy corporate conferences, the Benzinga Global Fintech Awards is the event for you. From its first year in 2015, the competition grew to over 250 applicants and over 500 attendees in 2016.

Connect with us on social media — use the hashtag #BZAwards and #Fintech to spread the word!


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