Smartkarma is a FinTech company servicing the global asset management industry.

Smartkarma owns and operates a digital marketplace that provides investment insight into Asian markets. It connects independent investment research analysts to institutional asset managers, such as sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds, pension funds, boutiques and family offices.

Smartkarma was founded in 2014 by Singapore-based financiers, Raghav Kapoor, Jon Foster and Lee Mitchell. The company is based in Singapore. Since it's inception their presence has quickly grown from its Singapore Global Headquarters to Hong Kong, Frankfurt, New York and its newly opened European Headquarters in London.

Smartkarma’s cloud-based platform leverages the latest in technology to provide a network for independent research analysts to curate and share research in an innovative and new way.

Smartkarma is Asia’s largest independent marketplace for investment research. To date the company has over 400 independent analysts covering more than 2,400 companies across 15 Asian markets now active on its platform.


Smartkarma is backed by leading investors including Sequoia Capital, Wavemaker Partners, Jungle Ventures and Spring Seed.


Smartkarma won the Best New Technology Product 2016 for Trading and Execution by Futures and Options World on September 22, 2016.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $21M in 3 funding rounds (Last funding type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: $15M-$25M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Undisclosed
  • City/Town: Singapore
  • State: Central Region
  • Country: Singapore
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