NEW YORK — iCapital1, the global fintech platform driving access to alternative investments for the wealth management industry, announced it has been named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Startup Employers 2023, marking the firm’s third consecutive year on the distinguished list. iCapital ranked 163 out of 500 companies.
To compile the list, Forbes partnered with Statista, a market research company, to identify top employers. The research included in-depth analysis of over 7 million data points collected in Q4 2022 from 2,600 qualified companies.
Each organization considered was evaluated based on the following criteria:
- Employer reputation: Company specific algorithm-based text analysis extracted from social media channels, such as news sites, blogs, and social networks.
- Employee satisfaction: Measured through employee’s retention and reviews on the employer brands.
- Company growth: Comprehensive evaluations on website traffic, headcount growth rate, and job openings.
“The iCapital team is delighted to be included in Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers list for the third consecutive year,” said Lawrence Calcano, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of iCapital. “Our driving principle as a company is to help our clients achieve their goals and objectives, and every single person at iCapital has an important role to play in making that happen. The innovation and passion our people bring is a termendous catalyst for our growth and continued success in building a global marketplace for alternative investments.”
Forbes Best Startup Employers 2023: Methodology
The Best Startup Employers list examines the best-performing startups as an employer through defined KPIs to guide potential candidates in finding innovative and stable startups to work for. Only companies headquartered in the U.S., founded between the years 2013 and 2020, employing at least 50 employees, and exhibiting a startup structure were considered for the evaluation.
America’s Best Startup Employers 2023 were identified by analyzing more than 7 million data points through a social listening campaign and extensive research. All data was gathered in Q4 of 2022. The detailed evaluation of 2,500 employers was based on three different criteria: a) Reputation as an employer (measured via the KPIs of the social listening campaign in blogs, news, social media) b) Employee satisfaction (measured via the KPIs average relative tenure and employee reviews) c) Growth (measured via the KPIs headcount, traffic, and job openings). The 500 companies receiving the highest total score were awarded the Best Startup Employers 2023.
Founded in 2013, iCapital is the leading global fintech company powering the world’s alternative investment marketplace. iCapital has transformed how the wealth management, banking, and asset management industries facilitate access to private markets investments for their high-net-worth clients by providing intuitive, end-to-end technology and service solutions; education tools and resources; and robust diligence, compliance, and portfolio analytics capabilities. iCapital’s solutions enable organizations to streamline and scale their operational infrastructure for alternative investments and to provide access to direct investments and feeder funds at lower minimums through simplified digital workflows.
iCapital-managed platforms offer wealth advisors and their high-net-worth clients access to an extensive menu of private investments, including equity, credit, real estate, infrastructure, hedge funds, structured investments, annuities, and risk-managed solutions. iCapital has been recognized on the Forbes Fintech 50 list each year from 2018 to 2022, the Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers in 2021, 2022, and 2023, and MMI/Barron’s Industry Awards as Solutions Provider of the Year in 2020, 2021, and 2022.
As of January 31, 2023, iCapital services over $150 billion in global client assets, of which $30 billion are from international investors (non-US Domestic) across more than 1,200 funds. Employing more than 1,060 people globally, iCapital is headquartered in NYC and has offices worldwide, including in Zurich, London, Lisbon, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Toronto.
For more information, visit www.icapital.com | Twitter: @icapitalnetwork | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/icapital-network-inc
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