We are committed to the preservation and perseverance of the Independent Broker Dealer model and independence for Entrepreneurial Advisors. At Innovation Equity Partners (IEP), we look to save and secure the future of the Independent Broker Dealer and welcome the opportunity to partner with firms who believe in shared gains through shared resources and shared services.

"Innovation Equity Partners is proud to be a Founding sponsor of the Institute for Innovation Development; as senior executives within the Financial Services industry we recognize the need for Innovation for a mature industry that faces a cross road to either grow or die - Innovation is the only means to achieve substantial and sustainable growth"

Ultimus provides comprehensive mutual fund services to new and existing, open and closed-end fund groups. Our team of Passionate Professionals provides services including fund organization, fund administration and distribution, fund accounting and pricing, transfer agent and shareholder services.

At Ultimus, our senior management team of seasoned veterans, with 20 years average mutual fund industry experience, combined with industry leading technology and operational best practices delivers customized and innovative Smart Solutions to produce high quality Remarkable Results for investment managers and their funds.

www.ultimusfundsolutions.com

“At Ultimus, we believe in being actively involved in innovation and are pleased to be a founding sponsor of the Institute for Innovation Development. Through active innovation we want to inspire our clients, prospective clients, and business partners to achieve higher goals. With the development of the Institute, investment advisers can easily connect with informational resources to grow their business.”

You are an advisor with a vision. You are determined to grow, to recruit the industry’s best talent, and to build a firm that meets the highest standards of professionalism. You want to serve the most discerning high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth clients—and help them solve their most complex financial challenges.

At Pershing Advisor Solutions LLC, our mission is to help advisory firms efficiently manage their businesses and excel at serving their sophisticated, high-net-worth clients. As the New Model CustodianSM, we have rebuilt our business from the ground up and introduced a new blueprint for how advisors are served. We help investment managers, wealth managers and family offices thrive in today’s dramatically changed industry environment.

By working with Pershing Advisor Solutions LLC, you can also benefit from the unique strength and global resources of Pershing LLC and BNY Mellon. Together, we offer a single-service integrated bank and brokerage custody experience. Through Pershing Advisor Solutions, you can also access credit solutions from BNY Mellon N.A., allowing you to provide a comprehensive approach to managing your clients' wealth. We are a pure business-to-business provider and offer a highly customized approach, a deep understanding of your business, and a comprehensive range of institutional-quality global solutions to help meet your need.

http://www.pershing.com/ria.html

"Pershing and BNY Mellon are committed to innovation on a global scale with a concerted effort that touches every part of our company. As part of that effort, Pershing is working with the Institute for Innovation Development to share ideas and best practices and to help promote new thinking in our industry. It’s important in every industry to take a fresh look at the way we do business and to see if there are new and better ways to tackle challenges and uncover opportunities. We know that innovation isn’t just for startups, and we’re glad to help the institute to promote this message in the financial advisory space.”

Charter Financial Publishing Network (CFPN) is an employee-owned company led by one of the most experienced and respected publishing teams assembled, including editorial director Evan Simonoff (former editor-in-chief of Financial Planning), group publisher David Smith (former publisher of Dow Jones Investment Advisor) and Charlie Stroller (former president of Dow Jones Financial Publishing Corp.). Other partners include Bob Paradise (former publisher of Barron's) and Keith Allaire (founding editor of Investment Advisor).

CFPN publishes FA magazine, Private Wealth, FA News (electronic newsletter), and The Journal of Indexes and Exchange-Traded Funds Report. CFPN produces the Innovative Alternative Strategies Conference, the Asset Manager Summits, and co-produces The Inside ETFs Conference, among others.

Financial Advisor: delivers essential market information and strategies that advisors need to succeed in their increasingly complex environment. FA focuses on sophisticated planning and investment strategies to help advisors better serve their affluent clients, as well as practice management ideas to help advisors build their firms. FA goes in-depth to challenge traditional planning wisdom by introducing readers to new approaches to help them better counsel clients. To achieve these goals, FA continuously seeks to bring together the best team of editors and contributing writers to provide the most compelling publication for the top decision-makers in the financial advisory field.

www.fa-mag.com

Private Wealth: designed for the financial professionals focused exclusively on meeting the financial, legal and lifestyle demands of ultra-high-net-worth clients by providing cutting-edge news and research on the target market, the competition, the latest financial and legal strategies, and key lifestyle issues. Additionally, the magazine will address the insights, processes and techniques that translate into a successful practice focused on the super-wealthy.  Unique content will be drawn from the extensive academic and practical experience of its contributors - advanced planning specialists, tax attorneys, concierges, family office directors, estate planners, executive coaches, business managers, accountants, private security specialists, investment professionals and researchers, among them.

www.fa-mag.com/private-wealth

Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services

Fidelity Institutional Wealth Services offers a powerful set of capabilities for registered investment advisors, trust institutions and third-party administrators. We provide sophisticated wealth management investment strategies and services, extensive practice management resources, and a flexible, open technology environment all backed by one of the strongest wealth management platforms in the business and specifically designed to help enable your firm to thrive. Tapping into the power of Fidelity can help your firm stay ahead of the competition, deliver greater value to your clients, potentially grow your practice more profitably, and manage business more efficiently.

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“The idea for building an educational and business innovation catalyst for growth-oriented financial advisors aligns with Fidelity’s focus on helping our clients to grow. Fidelity decided to become a founding sponsor to help get this concept started.”

Voya Financial, Inc. (NYSE: VOYA), is composed of premier retirement, investment and insurance companies serving the financial needs of approximately 13 million individual and institutional customers in the United States. The company’s vision is to be America’s Retirement Company™ and its guiding principle is centered on solving the most daunting financial challenge facing Americans today — retirement readiness.

Working directly with clients and through a broad group of financial intermediaries, independent producers, affiliated advisors and dedicated sales specialists, Voya provides a comprehensive portfolio of asset accumulation, asset protection and asset distribution products and services. With a dedicated workforce of approximately 6,500 employees, Voya is grounded in a clear mission to make a secure financial future possible — one person, one family, one institution at a time.

www.voya.com

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