Arthur Weissman is an experienced FinTech entrepreneur with a passion for innovation and a record of building successful businesses as both an entrepreneur as well as a Global 500 executive. He has been a leader creating a bridge between the worlds of finance and technology to create solutions for the 21st century. Arthur became an entrepreneur with a single focus on making outdated and inefficient business models simpler, faster and cheaper. He has a passion for creating and building the next wave of technology enabled companies helping to transform outdated industries.
Arthur is a Founder of IndustryFT which is an innovative, digital back office replacement platform with data analytics for private companies and Funds. With IndustryFT, growing companies are able to become lean and efficient allowing them to focus on growing their businesses and adding clients while outsourcing their back-office functions to the IndustryFT platform of Tech, Process, People and Analytics. Small and mid-sized firms can now benefit from lowering costs and improving efficiencies typically only available to much larger companies. And, they can also access advanced analytics, reporting and interactive dashboards.
Before starting IndustryFT, Arthur was a principal at WealthForge helping to launch the first technology enabled broker-dealer specifically approved to support crowdfunding and direct alternative investments. The WealthForge technology platform quickly became an industry leader helping to make the process of raising private capital faster, cheaper and easier.
Prior to WealthForge, Arthur was the Co-Founder of Market76, an early data aggregation, analytics and reporting platform designed for independent financial advisors. The Market76 platform provides independent financial advisors with a simple to use data analytics platform attracting more than $200B in assets in its first few years.
He is also an investor and advisor to other disruptive companies in both technology and financial industries.
Prior to Arthur’s experience as an entrepreneur, he spent considerable time at Citigroup and Telstra, both Global 500 firms, in senior and strategic roles. At Citigroup, he held the role of Advisor, Citi Family Office providing innovative investment solutions and advice targeting the firm’s largest and most successful clients. Before his work at Citigroup, Arthur was VP, Business Development and Strategy for Telstra, a leading global technology company with headquarters in Melbourne, Australia. At Telstra, Arthur helped to lead the company’s expansion beyond Australia providing technology and digital network solutions to many of the world’s largest organizations such as GE and Apple as well as global government agencies.
In his spare time, Arthur enjoys traveling, thought leadership and spending time with his family.