Open Advice eyes venture capital backing and secures £150,000  

An extra £100,000 has also been raised from the founders

Hope William-Smith
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Hybrid advice platform Open Advice has secured a £150,000 investment from London-based technology venture capital fund manager Symvan Capital.

Open Advice was founded by First Wealth directors Anthony Villis and Robert Caplan along with Charlton Santana and Elliott Santana in November last year. Alongside the monies it has secured from Symvan, the business has also raised £100,000 from its founders. The firm, which aims to automating onboarding, financial planning and investing, will use the investment to support its plan to build an ‘ecosystem' to enable clients to complete tasks in one place. Open Advice said the offering could range from accessing financial plans, to managing investments, opening ISAs and generating co...

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