CogniCor has launched three new digital assistant modules

Cognicor

The fintech firm CogniCor has launched three new digital assistant modules that use artificial intelligence to help financial advisors and wealth management firms accelerate their productivity. The modules provide scalable solutions to the “most labor-intensive and time-consuming operational issues” that advisors and other employees at financial firms face and “raise the efficiency and productivity of firms’ internal support functions,” CogniCor said on Thursday.

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Signal Advisors Raises $16M for Advisor Platform

Signal Advisors

Signal Advisors, a Detroit-based fintech startup that distributes annuities and life insurance, has raised $16 million that it plans to use to build an end-to-end platform for independent advisors, it said. Series A funding of $10 million was led by General Catalyst, which closed in December. It followed a $6 million seed financing round in July, with participation from Detroit Venture Partners, Ludlow Ventures, General Catalyst, Mercury Fund, Annox Capital, SV Angel and others, Signal Advisors said.

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