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ABC News

The rise of trading apps from brokers big and small has made it quick and easy to dive in. Perhaps a bit too easy.

Share investments are often held by custodians. But is this safe?

Australian Financial Review

63 per cent of ETF money is flowing into newer products, which could be a function of investors succumbing to marketing campaigns.

Best and worst ETFs of 2020 revealed

Australian women make up half of the national population, but only 18 per cent of active investors.

A world where women control 50% of investments: What does that look like?

Business Insider Australia

The increasingly popular investment product broke $100 billion for the first time, up from less than $57 billion last year.

Australian ETFs have cracked $100 billion for the first time

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In our volatile times, should you be investing in property or the share market?

Money News with Brooke Corte

Markets never move in a straight line and nearly every year there's a 10% fall (or more) at some point.

What to do when the sharemarket falls...and when it rises

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The financial world is becoming more complex to handle on your own, and we all want to break free from money worries and get ahead financially.

Accountant vs financial planner: which expert do you need?

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Whether you're a risk taker, or risk avoidant, there's an investment strategy for you.

How can I minimise my risk when investing?


Australians are refusing to pay $3000 for financial advice, and are turning to low-cost, tech-driven platforms.

Financial advice: our robo future

This year, it's been unusual to see retail investors jump in at such an early stage of a share market rally.

First-time share investors take a punt on coronavirus recovery

Stockspot CEO and Founder, Chris Brycki was just 10 years old when his father introduced him to the concept of shares.

I bought shares as a 10-year-old: Here's my advice

The strategy was to create a sustainable long-term strategy, and to build a business and a product that clients love.

Amid the virus, have robo-advisers found their moment?

Your next crypto roller-coaster ride it’s not, but rest assured you’ll never need to HODL with Stockspot.

The 5 Best Finance Apps For Your Phone


More people are now going green, switching to funds that support positive environmental, social and governance initiatives.

Going Green: there's a new trend in Investing


Investors can expect the launch of investment funds to try to capitalise on hype, but they should stay focussed on company fundamentals, rather than pin their hopes on themes that may not pay off.

Sectors most likely to shine in post-COVID-19 world

Popular managed funds owned by SMSFs have underperformed Morningstar benchmarks for the past five years.

Managed funds a 'lucky dip' for SMSFs

Many "human" wealth managers have been using this software for the better part of nearly two decades. Now that same technology is accessible to the general public.

How Do I Start Investing With A Robo-Advisor?


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The easiest way to invest is with ETF (exchange traded funds)... You can use a robo advising investment platform, like Stockspot, who will do it for you as well as diversifying you even further into gold, cash and bonds.

What to do if you’ve been made redundant »

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By investing your spare savings into ETFs, you can improve your future lifestyle without too many sacrifices.

How to invest without impacting your lifestyle »

Business Insider Australia

Australian millennials are dominating when it comes to using robo-advice to get ahead with their money, according to the latest Robo-advice Report from Investment Trends. Robo-advice funds such as Stockspot tend to have lower fees than traditional managed funds because the investment advice given to clients is automated.

Australian millennials have taken to robo financial advice »

Australian Financial Review

Super savers would be better off in an index fund. Two-thirds of "growth" investment options offered by industry funds delivered returns below the equivalent Vanguard index fund, says Stockspot chief executive Chris Brycki.

Super savers would be better off in an index fund »

Sydney Morning Herald

Robo advisers are straying further onto the traditional turf of banks, with Stockspot set to offer clients a "savings" product in the form of an exchange traded fund that invests in cash.

Robo adviser Stockspot eyes banks' savings turf »

Following the Hayne banking royal commission many Australians are understandably concerned about where they can find good quality investment advice. Experts expect there will be a shift to online advice platforms or so-called robo advisers like Stockspot.

It’s the rise of the robot financial advisers »

ABC News

Most Australians have long held the belief that putting your hard earned cash towards owning a quarter-acre block is the best way to secure your finances. But a major accounting firm wants to debunk that idea. It claims that in many cases, you'd be better off renting and investing

Homeownership not the only fail-safe path to wealth »

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Talking about finances shouldn’t be taboo. The more we arm ourselves with basic financial literacy skills (which our education system has failed to provide for too long) the better placed we are to make good financial decisions

Women 100% have what it takes to invest »

They charge much less than active investment managers, but Chris Brycki, the chief executive of the investment advisory Stockspot, said fees were still a key consideration.

Exchange traded funds. How low can you go on investment fees »

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Chris Brycki says Australian investors using ETFs saved more than $300 million in fees over the year compared with investing in a traditional active fund manager.

How savvy investors made 7.2% more last year by following a simple investing strategy »

The Australian

Views on gold as an investment are generally more a matter of philosophy rather than fact. Gold is a difficult asset to value and market commentators love to speculate what is causing the daily moves.

Three reasons to hold gold as a part of a diversified portfolio. »

The Age

Analysis by Chris Brycki, the founder of online investment adviser Stockspot, shows that for the five years to June 30 this year, the big three LICs produced an average annual compound return of between 4.5 and 5.3 per cent.

Blue chip investing vehicles struggle to beat market returns »


ABC News

An ideological war is threatening to erupt over how to reform Australia's $2.6 trillion superannuation system. It follows the release of a draft report from the Productivity Commission which said poor returns and fees across multiple accounts had made the system an "unlucky lottery" for many millions of savers.

Superannuation overhaul unnecessary, but scrutiny invited, Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees say »

Sydney Morning Herald

AMP's disastrous foray in front of the banking Royal Commission - including admissions it had misled customers and the regulator - is likely to have lasting effects for the battling wealth manager. Chris Brycki, the founder of online investment platform Stockspot, said it is "pretty clear"the business models of AMP and the big banks is not really always about advice.

AMP in strife following Royal Commission admissions »

Sharp share price falls among many of the nation’s biggest and most popular retail companies have left investors wondering whether to stay, sell or seek other opportunities. Stockspot founder Chris Brycki said many of our big retailers had been caught out “like kangaroos in the headlights”.

Why shares in Australia’s biggest retailers are a dangerous discount »


The findings of ASIC’s review into vertical integration demonstrate the need for “clear delineation” between manufacturers of financial products and those that recommend them, according to robo-advice firm Stockspot. A report released by ASIC found 68 per cent of client funds across the licensees owned by AMP, ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, NAB, and Westpac were invested in in-house products.

Vertical integration makes clients the ‘ultimate loser’ »

9 News

As Bitcoin's price stabilises after a horrific mid-week collapse saw the cryptocurrency lose up to 50 percent of its peak value, many investors are wondering whether digital currencies make for a legitimate investment. To debate the issue, cryptocurrency investor and advisor Ian Balina and CEO of online investment platform Stockspot Chris Brycki appeared on the Weekend TODAY show to battle it out.

Cryptocurrencies: a legitimate investment, or a risky gamble? »

ABC News

There is evidence that millennials relying on the stock market to build wealth, rather than buying a home, are getting nervous about a market correction. But share investing is still a better way to build a deposit for a home, or alternative way to create wealth, even when markets fall. For most people it's a fantastic opportunity if markets fall because it will give them the ability to buy more at lower prices.

Millennials using the stock market to build their wealth are nervous about a crash »

Daily Telegraph

Australian financial services company IOOF is in the process of taking control of ANZ’s $47 billion worth of pensions and investments, including products widely regarded as the biggest duds on the market. Stockspot, which publishes the Fat Cat Funds Report, recently named ANZ as the fattest fund manager in the nation — for the fourth year running. Stockspot founder Chris Brycki is particularly critical of ANZ’s OnePath range.

IOOF vows to improve results for ANZ OnePath customers whose funds have performed poorly »


Business Insider Australia

Some of the millennial generation – now hitting their mid 30s – will soon take over senior roles, or even the CEO or CFO’s seat, at major companies. This generation will make a stand when it comes to issues such as climate change, poverty and social justice.

Millennials are about to take charge of the world’s biggest companies - here’s what to expect »

Investing isn’t exactly a riveting topic of conversation and it can be confusing, but it does has the potential to change your life financially. Of course, the first thing that usually comes to mind with investment is property, and we all know the challenges at the moment, so let’s talk about some alternatives that aren’t insanely complicated.

3 Easy Ways To Invest Your Cash That Have Nothing To Do With Property »

The Australian

Union-backed industry super funds, which have run major promotional campaigns on the back of superior performance and lower fees, will be severely tested under new disclosure rules, an industry survey suggests. The research, from roboadviser Stockspot, suggests new fee disclosure rules will effectively rerate many funds.

Industry super faces challenge over ad claims »


Millennials could be losing more than a quarter of their super balance to fees if they haven’t chosen their super fund correctly, revealed the 2017 Stockspot Fat Cat Funds report. The report reviews over 4,000 super funds’ performance, and uncovered an “undeniable link between high-fees and poor long-term performance.”

Not so Super: Millennials could be losing 27% of retirement savings to fees »

9 News

A new report warns many superannuation funds are failing to deliver enough returns for investors. Stockspot CEO Chris Brycki explains the findings to The Today Show.

Super Shock: Naming and shaming the worst offending superannuation funds »

Sydney Morning Herald

The latest annual report on 'fat cat' superannuation and managed funds by online investment platform, Stockspot, shows an 18 per cent fall in the number of poor-value funds from last year. However, funds owned by the big banks and AMP continue to dominate the ranks of the fat cats with high fees and poor performance; though NAB has fallen out of the top-five owners of the worst-value funds this year.

Fewer poor performing super funds – but banks still worst offenders »


For many cultures, having children stay at home is the norm. But many parents do want their children to leave home, despite fears they can’t, or won’t. A recent Galaxy survey done for Stockspot found 74 per cent of parents with children aged under 17 feared they would never leave home and 85 per cent were worried their children wouldn’t be able to afford their own home.

How to ease your children out of the nest in today’s tough property climate »

Self Managed Super

There are significant prospects for SMSF accountants that choose to embrace robo-advice for their clients as well as financial technology, or fintech, more broadly.

Key robo opportunities for accountants »

Australian Financial Review

The striking of 'product manager' off the skilled visa list by this year's Government crackdown has hurt many promising young businesses, the The Australian Financial Review Innovation Summit 2017 has been told.

Expert360, Stockspot, Tribe share their start-up challenges »

Business Insider Australia

Rajeev Gupta knows about startups and what’s needed to attract funding for them. Now he’s a partner at Alium Capital, a technology-focused crossover investment fund looking after sophisticated investors wanting to get in on smaller, high potential projects overlooked by the big players.

Leading startup investment insiders told us what they're looking for in the perfect fintech »

Sydney Morning Herald

It seems counter-intuitive but unlike most endeavours in life the less work someone actually puts into investing, the better they do. At least that's the conclusion drawn by Chris Brycki, the chief executive of Stockspot, an online investment adviser.

Why lazy investors can come out ahead »

Business Insider Australia

A former captain of the Australian rugby union team has joined robo-advisor fintech Stockspot. Stirling Mortlock, who played 80 test matches for the Wallabies, will lead Stockspot’s partnership program that targets accountants and human advisors.

Former Wallabies captain Stirling Mortlock has left NAB for robo-advisor startup Stockspot » Money Podcast #30 - The team chats to Chris Brycki from Stockspot about the process of investing in ETFs and shares.

Money Podcast #30: Chris Brycki from Stockspot teaches us about investing in ETFs »

ABC News

The fourth industrial revolution is underway and it's threatening to wipe out nearly half the jobs in Australia. But what industries are most under threat?

Rise of the machines: How artificial intelligence will reshape our lives »

Money Magazine

Stockspot’s annual review of exchange traded funds looked at over 150 funds with $27 billion invested, revealing which ones stand out from the crowd.

Stockspot names their top 14 exchange traded funds »

The Huffington Post

As owning their own home is increasingly a pipe dream for many young Australians, savvy millennials are turning to the share market in record numbers.

Facing A Housing Crisis, Young Aussies Are Turning To Shares In Record Numbers »

Sydney Morning Herald

Investors who put their money in small exchange traded funds that lack sufficient market liquidity could receive less than market value when they want to sell, according to Chris Brycki, the CEO of roboadviser Stockspot.

Stockspot survey highlights the hidden dangers of some passive funds »

Courier Mail

THE “bank of Mum and Dad” is at risk of going broke as cash-strapped parents struggle to help their kids get a foot on the property ladder. The survey by Galaxy Research for digital investment adviser, Stockspot, reveals Queensland families are under more financial pressure than other states, with over a quarter of the state’s parents admitting they could not afford to lend their children a cent to buy their first home.

“Bank of Mum and Dad” at risk of going broke as kids struggle to get a foot on property ladder »


The majority of Australian parents with children aged under 17 said they feared their children would live at home well into their adulthood. The survey, conducted by Galaxy for digital investment adviser Stockspot, showed 9 in 10 parents (94 per cent) were concerned about their children’s future financial independence.

Many Australian parents fear their children will never move out of home »

As property prices in capital cities particularly Sydney and Melbourne continue to soar and returns on cash in the bank remain around two per cent, many savers have had to look at alternative ways to grow their money.

Australians are turning to alternative types of investments »

Startup Smart

Pioneering robo advice investment platform Stockspot is hoping to strengthen its position in the market after securing $3 million in a funding round led by ETF Securities founder Graham Tuckwell and Alium Capital.

Robo-advice pioneer Stockspot secures $3 million to become the “leader” of online investment advice in the next decade »

Australian Financial Review

Exchange traded funds pioneer and Rich Lister Graham Tuckwell has led a $3 million capital raising for Stockspot. Mr Tuckwell, who runs ETF Securities, led the Series B raising with growth investor Alium Capital, with participation from fellow Rich Lister and trading entrepreneur Danny Bhandari and existing shareholders H2 Ventures.

Graham Tuckwell leads $3 million investment into robo-adviser Stockspot »

Business Insider Australia

The potential of fintech to create competition, innovation and jobs for a 21st century Australian economy is huge and worth being involved in. Here's the top three ingredients to drive Australian fintech forward in 2017.

These 3 ingredients will drive Australian fintech forward in 2017 »

Business Insider Australia

Our Founder and CEO, Chris Brycki, shares his most valuable lessons from two decades of investing.

CHRIS BRYCKI: 10 things I've learnt since starting out as a 19-year-old hedge fund manager »

ABC News

Owning property may be out of reach for many young Australians, but now there's new evidence that millennials are taking matters into their own hands, choosing share ownership over home ownership.

Why millennials are choosing shares over home ownership »


The Age

How to entertain yourself smarter and what to watch, listen to and read to get you started on being a better investor.

Six ways to become a better investor through entertainment »

Business Insider Australia

The big four banks and AMP charging customers for advice they didn’t receive isn’t just a case of a few bad apples.

Fintech founder Chris Brycki says banks charging 200,000 people for advice they weren't given is just the start »

Sydney Morning Herald

Michael Pascoe explains why despite all those hours questioning the big four banks, the politicans still missed plenty.

The great funds management failure »

Business Insider Australia

Business Insider’s Tech 100 is a comprehensive list of Australia’s leading technology figures. This year's list of top 100 startup CEOs, entrepreneurs, industry leaders and venture capitalists includes Stockspot CEO Chris Brycki.

The coolest 100 people in Australian tech »

The Huffington Post

Why the banking review is a 'get out of gaol free' card for the banks and a Royal Commission is needed.

Questions The Big Four Banks Don't Want To Answer »

9 News

Stockspot CEO Chris Brycki on The Today Show discussing the findings of the 2016 Fat Cat Funds Report.

Fat cat funds - The Today Show »

The New Daily

The big four banks have been accused in a new report of ripping off retirees with exorbitant superannuation fees, with funds offered by the big banks named among the six worst performers.

Bank fees have ‘devastating impact’ on retirement: report »

Sydney Morning Herald

The annual study by online investment platform Stockspot suggests super funds and managed funds owned by the big four banks and AMP have seriously underperformed their peers over one, three and five years.

Big banks and AMP dominate 'fat cat' super funds »

The Age

Interest rates are at record lows and economic growth may be constrained, but there are still some investments that pay above the odds without taking silly risks.

Seven investment ideas for high returns in a low-growth world »


Robo-adviser Stockspot has announced it will launch a Partners Programme, which will allow financial professionals to use its services for their clients.

Stockspot launches adviser partnership opportunities »

Money Magazine

Robo or real-life financial advice – which adviser is better for your money? We take the debate to two experts to weigh up the pros and cons of each.

Robo advice vs. real life advice »

Business Insider Australia

Australian big banks are hypocrites to demand Apple give them access to cardless payments when the banks won’t do the same for fintechs in Australia, says Chris Brycki, founder and CEO of Stockspot.

The founder of Stockspot says it's ironic Australian banks are complaining about Apple Pay »

Your superannuation fund manager probably already uses computers to chart share price movements or compute formulas to produce “buy” or “sell” signals on their current investment portfolio. So it was only a matter of time that computer investing would be extended to individual investors and not just big fund managers.

Finance goes sci-fi: Kochie’s guide to robo investing »

The Australian

Local automated investment adviser and fund manager Stockspot has announced a move into artificial intelligence and machine learning, launching what it says is Australia’s first digital financial assistant.

Stockspot launches AI for financial advice »

Sydney Morning Herald

Kate Donnelly has tens of thousands of dollars saved. The problem is the money is held in an online saver and a bank account earning next to nothing. It's a dilemma faced by many - how to earn higher returns without taking risks.

You've saved your money, now what? Understanding 'asset allocation' »


The two major parties in Australian politics have been left scratching their heads over what it is the people want. If the result shows anything, it’s that the people want their government to listen and stop putting the interests of big corporations before the benefit of the general population.

Urgent need for a royal commission into banking misconduct »

Financial Observer

Reducing management and advice fees would not only encourage more Australians to invest, but also help beginner investors grow their money faster. Speaking about the fintech’s decision to lower its client fees, Stockspot founder and chief executive Chris Brycki said fairer price structures, whereby clients could share the benefits of the provider’s success, would help attract more investors.

Lower fees help remove advice hurdles »


Robo-adviser Stockspot is calling on ASIC to apply the same rules to both face-to-face and automated advice, saying it has come across several "rogue" providers in the industry. In a submission to ASIC's consultation paper on regulating robo-advice, Stockspot chief executive Chris Brycki said it is important that several of the existing guidelines for human advisers also apply to digital providers.

Stockspot warns ASIC of ‘rogue’ robo-advisers »

We’ve all heard of the phrase playing the stock market, but unless you’re a broker you’re better off to leave it to those who know best. According to Founder and CEO of Stockspot Chris Brycki many frustrated savers trying to crack into the property market look to index funds as a way of growing their wealth.

How to invest when you don’t have enough for a house deposit »

9 News

Would you trust a robot with your money? That's the latest way to invest without paying high fees to a financial planner. It's called Robo-Advice and experts say it's the way of the future.

Robot investors - 9 News Perth »

Money Management

In its latest Australian ETF report, Stockspot has found that the fasted growing exchange traded fund (ETF) market was the fixed income and cash sector which overtook Australian shares strategies.

Fixed income and cash the winners in ETFs »

Marketing Magazine

A new breed of investment service provider is tapping into a younger client base often neglected by more traditional financial services companies focused on the lucrative baby boomer market. Stockspot’s chief marketing officer, Larry Lee, says financial services companies are lagging behind other industries when it comes to servicing the under-50s.

How savvy financial firms are repositioning for the under-50 market »

Australian Financial Review

A dearth of ideas and entrepreneurs, rather than capital, is the main barrier to innovation in Australia. Chris Brycki​, chief executive of online investment adviser Stockspot​, said high salaries and the low number of job losses in the financial services sector after the global financial crisis meant that few people were prepared to leave their employers and take the risk of starting a business.

Fintech sector held back by fear factor, not a lack of capital »

Australian Financial Review

SMSF members are increasingly turning to robo advice to help them select the right assets for their fund. Chris Brycki, founder and chief executive of one of the first Australian robo advisers, Stockspot, says the next generation of robo advice will allow for even greater personalisation, while still being convenient and cost-effective.

Robo advice might not suit every SMSF but has its place »

Sydney Morning Herald

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) unveiled a draft regulatory guide for a growing number of companies providing robo advice based on algorithms and technology. The leading robo adviser in the Australian market is Stockspot, founded in 2013 by former UBS portfolio manager Chris Brycki.

ASIC eyes robo advice regulation »

Financial Observer

Stockspot has launched the world’s first automated service that allows investors to calibrate and personalise their portfolios. The service has developed complex algorithms that analyse client investment goals and risk tolerance to determine how much of the portfolio can be allocated to their chosen investment themes.

HNWs targeted with personalised robo offering »

GQ Australia

The stock market is a bit like the ocean – to outsiders, it’s mysterious, unpredictable and hella deep, but it can be navigated. If you’re looking for a helping hand, a good place to start is Stockspot, as they’ll diversify your investment in a fund that matches your desired outcome.

A Guide For First Time Stock Market Investors »

Daily Telegraph

The market share held by digital financial sector insurgents is modest but growing rapidly, with fintech start-up firms dramatically reshaping a financial industry that has long been beset by complacency and high costs.

Robot races: Can big banks hold off the fintech start-ups? »

Sydney Morning Herald

Small investor activity in exchange traded funds (ETFs) indicates they are committing one of investing's cardinal sins, with Stockspot CEO Chris Brycki urging small investors not to make rash decisions based on past performance.

Small investors in ETFs are chasing past returns »


9 News

The impact of high super fees for the average 30 year old and the importance of hunting around for the best deal.

High superannuation fees breaking the bank »

Sydney Morning Herald

How Stockspot is using technology to help clients like Julian build their wealth.

Would you take financial advice from a robot? »

Choice Magazine

Australia's leading consumer advocacy group CHOICE looks at the findings from the 2015 Stockspot Fat Cat Funds Report and how fees are taking the fitness out of fund performance.

Fees take the fitness out of performance »

The Huffington Post

Australians are being apathetic when it comes to their superannuation, even though we’re forking out $30 billion in fees each year according to the 2015 Stockspot Fat Cat Funds Report.

The Fat Cat Report Of Poorly Performing Super Funds »

ABC News Radio

Stockspot CEO Chris Brycki speaks with ABC NewsRadio's Cathy Bell on the findings of the 2015 Fat Cat Funds Report and how Australians could be losing up to a quarter of their retirement savings in fees.

Superannuation Fat Cats eating into your returns »

The Age

Stockspot's annual Fat Cat Funds Report has found that the average 30 year old can expect to lose one quarter of his or her retirement savings in fees if he or she has the misfortune to be invested in a high-fee super fund.

Funds are fattening up on superannuation fees »

Sydney Morning Herald

Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) chairman believes robo-advice services like Stockspot can help slash investment costs and eliminate conflicts of interest.

ASIC's Greg Medcraft says 'robo advice' can reduce fees and conflicts »

7 News

Financial technology companies like Stockspot are taking on the big banks to give consumers a better deal, from EFTPOS to your superannuation.

7 News - 25th October 2015 »

Australian Financial Review

Robo-advice is becoming mainstream in Australia, with Stockspot working with people who have as little as $2000 to invest.

Robo-advice's push into financial planning »

Financial Observer

The recent boom in fintech innovation has the potential to attract both good and bad operators coming into the market, and there is a need for the industry and media to scrutinise new robo-advice and automated investment services to protect consumers.

Stockspot issues robo rogue alert »

The Huffington Post

Fintech is beginning to disrupt the financial world as we know it, with Australia more focused than ever on technological innovation.

Why Fintech is the most important industry right now »

Deal Street Asia

Stockspot CEO, Chris Brycki, speaks with DealStreetAsia on financial technology and automated investing during the 2015 World Capital Markets Symposium in Malaysia.

Stockspot looks to Asia for growth »

Australian Financial Review

Ten of Australia's most promising fintech companies including Stockspot will be flown to London next month by the British government, which is trying to lure start-ups to the UK as the global war for innovation talent heats up.

London wants to pinch best Aussie fintech start-ups »

The public’s plummeting trust for the big banks is paving the way for Australia's top financial technology businesses to redesign financial services.

The companies set to take billions off the banks »

ABC News

Our CEO, Chris Brycki, speaks with ABC's Andrew Robertson on whether property is still a good investment in the current environment.

The Finance Quarter - August 2015 »

Financial Observer

Innovation in the wealth management sector should resemble simplified products and processes in order to satisfy the client of the future.

Simple innovation the future of products »

Sydney Morning Herald

While DIY investors can see the advantages of ETFs, it can be difficult to see how to construct a portfolio from them. A new type of service like Stockspot helps recommend a portfolio of ETFs to match the investor's profile.

Robo knows how to spot a good ETF »


Stockspot, a robo-adviser seeking to disrupt wealth managers by offering a low-cost, automated financial advice process, has completed a capital raising and welcomed onto its register the Berlin-based start-up investor Rocket Internet, and H2 Ventures.

Robo-adviser Stockspot raises capital from H2, Rocket Internet »


Stockspot, Australia’s first automated investment adviser and fund manager, today announces that it has raised an additional $1.25 million as it continues to expand its business.

Stockspot secures new funding to further accelerate growth »


Saving outside superannuation has never sounded so easy, but Sydney-based Stockspot was first to offer model ETF portfolios direct to consumers in this market a year ago.

Online portfolios the next frontier for ETFs »


​People with less than $500,000 to invest find it difficult to find a financial planner, so there’s a big opportunity for start-ups like Stockspot to automate parts of the advice supply chain and make it affordable for middle-class Australians.

Robots replace financial planners: automatic opportunities for start-ups »


​Australian investment advice start-up Stockspot is now offering its services free for the first 12 months to smaller balance clients.​

Stockspot slashes fees to zero »


Following the release of the ­landmark financial system inquiry report in early December, a new breed of players in Australia like Stockspot will be encouraged by government and regulators to help enhance competition.

Fintech heats up competition with the youngest and fittest »



Stockspot named in the world’s best 50 fintech innovators, which has been prepared in conjunction with the FSC and KPMG. It ranks global ­disruptors based on quantitative and qualitative filers.

Australian fintechs make list »

Sydney Morning Herald

Drenched as we are in sleek advertising and investment tips from media and myriad money managers, it is not too often that we see frank and fearless research about our savings and super. We depart from all that gumph today to bring you some useful stuff about the superannuation gravy train, information that might save you a lot of money. It hails from the inaugural Fat Cat Funds Report...

Fat Cats rake in super-sized fees »

Sydney Morning Herald

Financial advice has a 58 per cent chance of being replaced by artificial intelligence, according to Oxford University. Artificially intelligent ‘‘robo-advisers’’ seem to offer a good alternative to dodgy humans by taking away the burden of thinking about what to invest in. #roboadvice

Is this the future face of financial advice »


A growing numbers of financial technology start-ups are targeting the big banks where they are weak: customer experience.

Tech start-up targets financial advisers »

Innovation Bay

An expert panel comprised of Westpac’s Head of Digital Strategy Angelo Demasi, MOGO+ CEO Andrew Clouston, Chris Brycki, Founder and CEO from, and Society One CEO Matt Symons, discuss banking disruption.

Innovation Bay's Banking Disruption Breakfast »


Financial advice can be a complex beast for even the most seasoned wolf of wall street, and one Aussie startup, described as Australia's first cloud based investment adviser, is here to help.

Stockspot is spot on with cloud-based financial advice »


Stockspot makes the Top 25 Hottest Fintech Startups from around the globe.

Infomilo Top 25 Hottest Fintech Startups »

Sydney Morning Herald

When it comes to investing you're often your own worst enemy. Research shows people have a tendency to act irrationally when investing, behaviour that can lead to disastrous results. And it's critical to understand the causes of these biases if you want to avoid being burned.

Hot hands and arrogance could cost you dear »


Stockspot has today announced the launch of a new online widget which allows investors to compare Australia’s booming $12.4 billion exchange-traded fund (ETF) market.

Stockspot launches free pinwheel widget to compare ETFs »


Unlike many advisers that are incentivised to sell their company’s investment products, Stockspot does not earn money from product providers, believing it is a big conflict of interest.

Stockspot seeks to shake up Australia's Wealth Management Industry »

Australian Financial Review

Boring ETFs typically contain lower risk, lower fees and are more likely to generate stronger returns over the long term.

Unusual ETFs give investors options »

Professional Planner

While platform fees are decreasing slightly due to competitive pressure and regulatory changes, they are still unjustifiably high.

Financial planners interest in platform alternatives like Stockspot continues to grow »

Business Insider

Stockspot takes out second place at Sydstart.

Stockspot Runner Up at Sydstart »

Your superannuation statement is due in the mail imminently but if you’re like most people, chances are you barely give it a second thought. That decision could cost you hundreds of thousands of dollars on retirement.

Five easy tips to save yourself hundreds of thousands of dollars »

Sydney Morning Herald

Forget paying thousands of dollars in fees and trailing commissions, online financial adviser Stockspot wants to disrupt the cosy world of wealth management.

Online financial advice going for a song »


In this webisode, we chat with Chris Brycki, founder of about democratising investing as well as the innovation in financial tech that is disrupting the big banks' dominance.

Disrupting the bank oligopoly in Australia »


In a fast-changing world, human ineptitude could soon take a back seat.

Technology to disrupt banking »


Most fund managers under perform after fees are taken into account. Investors should pay careful attention to just how ‘active’ the fund is and after-tax returns.

Don’t pay extra for beta »


Why Australian investors need access to low fee, diversified portfolios.

Stockspot pitch at Inotribe »


Why tech disruptors are ready to undermine banks.

Australian Financial Review »


Financial services disruption and what it means for financial advice in Australia.

Technology behind business »


Stockspot founder Chris Brycki talks super and savings at the start of the financial year.

Super and savings with Chris Brycki on 2UE »


Fees charged by your super fund are the most important consideration.

Double digit returns for super in 2014 »


Stockspot has been selected as Asia’s most innovative new financial technology start-­up.

Stockspot advances to startup Grand Final in Boston »


Sydney-based financial technology startup Stockspot is hoping to become the second Australian company in two years to be named a finalist at the SWIFT Innotribe Startup Challenge.

Stockspot selected to represent Australia in Singapore »


Asia’s first paperless investment adviser and fund manager Stockspot today announced that it has been selected to represent Australia at the SWIFT Innotribe Startup Challenge in Singapore.

Stockspot selected as top fin-tech innovator »


Online investment adviser and fund manager Stockspot today announced that it has secured AU$250,000 of seed funding from AWI Ventures to support its growth strategy.

Stockspot raises $250,000 to disrupt funds management »

Financial Observer

Online exchange-traded fund (ETF) portfolio manager Stockspot has launched its ETF model portfolios. Stockspot is currently open to those who registered for an early invitation. 

Stockspot ETF portfolios go live »

Money Management

Financial advice will become commoditised and moved online as a result of the demand for low-cost investment and advice provided by technology-driven service providers. 

Advice to be commoditised and moved online »

Money Management

The current financial advice model is 20 years out of date, with the recently announced amendments to the Future of Financial Advice (FOFA) legislation representing a step backwards for consumers of financial advice, according to Chris Brycki, founder of Stockspot,  an online exchange traded funds portfolio manager.

Out-of date financial services model moving backwards »


Sydney Morning Herald

Almost half the investment returns made by Australian savers over the past five years has gone on management fees.

Management fees take 45% of our savings »

Sydney Morning Herald

'Brycki is a prospective rival to be sure, a parvenu on the discount funds scene keen to make the impact of an ''Aussie'' John Symonds.'

Tackling the critics over financial service fees »

Financial Observer

Stockspot is launching five ETF model portfolios in early 2014. The direct ownership structure will improve flexibility for investors and reduce costs.

Stockspot finalises ETF model portfolios »

Financial Observer

Stockspot has launched exchange-traded fund (ETF) performance tables and a proprietary ETF rating system in response to the difficulties advisers and investors have in directly comparing ASX-listed ETFs.

Stockspot unveils ETF comparator »

Money Management

A former UBS portfolio manager has criticised active funds management fees as akin to paying for a meal in a restaurant and then having to pay extra for making a reservation, using the services of a waiter or paying for a third party review in the local newspaper. 

Fund fees double dipping from investor returns »

Financial Observer

New online entrant Stockspot is preparing to release model portfolios based on exchange-traded funds (ETF) for retail investors and self-managed superannuation funds (SMSF) in the coming months. Stockspot founder Chris Brycki said the growth and accessibility of ETFs had opened up an opportunity for the business to step into the sector and provide Australians with a better way to invest. 

New ETF portfolio manager enters market »

Eagle Waves Radio

Chris highlights some of the issues facing Australian investors and Self Managed Super, explains asset allocation and portfolio construction, looks into the performance of active managed funds and discusses the focus of Stockspot. 

Eagle Waves Radio interview »