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According to the company's own analysis of Securities and Exchange Commission filings, Wealthfront now has more in assets under management than Betterment, Personal Capital,MarketRiders, SigFig, and Motif Investing (which is registered as a broker, not as an investment advisor).
While Wealthfront may now have more in assets under management than Personal Capital, venture capital investors are padding Personal Capital's coffers. This week the company announced a $25 million round of financing led by Crosslink Capital, BlackRock and Institutional Venture Partners. Personal Capital has nearly $200 million in assets under management. The company has raised $52 million in venture funding.
SpaceX IPO: As Far Off In Future as Landing on Mars
Elon Musk's electric car company Tesla has been one of the stock market's brightest stories, defying all the skeptics—as well as a huge short interest in its shares—up nearly 200 percent this year. Another company where he is chairman, solar installer SolarCity, isn't doing so shabby either since its IPO, up 209 percent since its December 2012 offering.
With all that trading success one might think that Musk would be rocketing SpaceX to the investor market. Don't expect Musk's space transport company to try Tesla or SolarCity's luck in the stock market any time soon, though.
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Musk took to Twitter this week to say he had no near term plans for a SpaceX IPO. "Only possible in very long term when Mars Colonial Transporter is flying regularly," Musk tweeted.