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Software Description:

Smartkarma is Asia’s largest provider of independent research, with over hundreds of analysts writing on thousands of companies across Asian and European markets. Its cloud-based platform connects independent investment research providers to institutional asset managers, such as sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds, pension funds, boutiques and family offices.

Many of the world’s leading institutional investors subscribe to Smartkarma’s innovative network for its quality up-to-the-minute reports and real-time discussions. The network continues to grow as Smartkarma bolsters its offering - i.e. Premium Services allows asset managers to more deeply engage with independent research providers and C-Suite will soon help corporates monitor shareholder interest, promote research coverage, and streamline investor relations workflow.

Smartkarma’s success has led to a quick expansion from the Singapore Global Headquarters to Hong Kong, Frankfurt, London and New York. Sequoia Capital, a world-leading technology venture capital firm, recently joined Wavemaker Partners, Jungle Ventures, and Spring Seed in ensuring Smartkarma’s further growth by providing Series B funding, bringing the total equity investment in Smartkarma to USD 21 million.

Software Description:

Cognito is an enterprise-ready chatbot platform that enables on-demand, contextual banking experiences. It brings personalized banking services to the digital native customers who prefer round-the-clock access to their financial information on Facebook Messenger, Viber or Telegram over searching through bank websites and clunky applications.

Cognito is built to help banks innovate digitally so they can delight customers, reduce friction, and drive growth. The banking chatbots built on Cognito platform are able to address a range of common customer needs, including checking of account balances and transactions, providing credit card expenses summary, and answering FAQs.

Cognito empowers banks to:

  • Provide on-demand access to banking services on messaging apps like Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Viber, and Slack.
  • Improve cross-sell/up-sell through highly targeted offers.
  • Provide 24/7 instant support for quick problem resolution.
  • Deliver frictionless Customer Experience.

As a white label chatbot platform, Cognito can be customized according to a bank’s specific needs. The platform enables rapid deployment of branded chatbots for banking and easy integration with the systems of record (ERP, CRM), enabling banks to get to market in weeks, not months.

Software Description:

Crunch delivers a unique combination of accounting software and real accountants for the freelance, contractor and start-up business.

Our software is developed in-house, unique to us, and tailored specifically to the needs of those audiences. Our limited company accountants help you stay on top of your finances, giving you more time to focus on running your business.

Unlimited accountancy support
Our accountants are always on hand to provide support tailored to your limited company, from answering queries on allowable business expenses to proactive advice on managing your accounts.

Manage your accounts online
Our online accounting software helps you keep on top of your limited company accounts and bookkeeping. Send invoices, record expenses and get a real-time view of your accounts and how much tax you owe - anytime, anywhere.

VAT returns
If your limited company is VAT registered, our software makes submitting VAT returns to HMRC simple. We'll also let you know when your VAT deadlines are approaching, helping you avoid any nasty fines.

Year end accounts
When your year end comes, your client manager will work with you to ensure we've everything we need to file your accounts direct with HMRC. We'll also take care of your Company Tax return and will let you know exactly how much Corporation Tax is due.

Accountancy review
Our accountancy reviews make sure your limited company accounts are in good shape. With a full check-up from one of our accountants, you'll get advice on how to claim for complex expenses, be made aware of tax schemes available to you, and much more.

IR35 review
Not sure if you're affected by IR35? We'll help you navigate the sometimes complicated rules. Our IR35 review service will assess your contracts and working practices to find out if you're at risk from an HMRC investigation and advise on the best course of action.

Our Accreditations
You can feel safe in the knowledge that we are experts in our field. Our accountants have a range of qualifications from the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). We are also IPSE accredited (which recognises our particular expertise in dealing with tax issues for the self-employed), and an AAT Accredited Employer.

Features:

  • Batch Permissions & Access
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Notifications
  • Multi-User
  • API

Features:

  • API
  • Notifications
  • Customer Management

Features:

  • Notifications
  • Balance Sheet
  • Forecasting
  • General Account Ledger
  • Data Export
  • Accounts Receivable
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Budgeting
  • Expense Tracking
  • Dashboard
  • Payroll
  • Multi-User
  • Data Import
  • API
  • Data Visualization
  • Tax Management
  • P&L
  • Accounts Payable

Summary:

  • Smartkarma’s unique platform has been built to unite the fragmented research industry, empowering investors & research analysts to collectively achieve their full potential..

  • Our innovative cloud-based platform enables independent investment research providers and institutional asset managers.

  • Discuss up-to-the-minute reports in real time.

  • Research reinvented.

Summary:

  • Intelligent Chatbots for Better Banking Experiences

  • Unlocking the Power of Conversational Banking

  • Lightweight Banking Solution for Digital Native Customers

Summary:

  • Online accounting software

  • Dedicated client manager

  • Access to team of accountants

  • Unlimited phone and email support

  • Mileage app

  • Receipt scanning app

  • Registration for company taxes

  • VAT returns completed and submitted

  • Annual accounts

  • Company Tax return filing

Per User Plan

$625.00
1 user(s) / month

Basic

$96.29
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Online accounting software
  • Dedicated client manager
  • Access to team of accountants
  • Unlimited phone and email support
  • Mileage app
  • Receipt scanning app
  • Registration for company taxes
  • VAT returns completed and submitted
  • Annual accounts
  • Company Tax return filing
  • End of year PAYE
  • Payroll for directors (up to the NI threshold)
  • Dividend payment functionality
  • Registered Office
  • Mortgage service

Plus

$151.71
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • As basic plus:
  • Self Assessment filing (up to two directors)
  • In-app chat for quicker responses
  • Service office address and forward
  • References (two per year)
  • IR35 review (one standard IR35 review)
  • Business Protect Insurance worth £59.50 plus IPT (must be activated)
  • Payroll for up to 10 employees
  • Accountancy healthcheck (one per year)
  • Mortgage service (£150 cashback)

Premium

$272.24
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • As Plus, plus:
  • Self Assessment filing (up to four directors)
  • IR35 review (two standard IR35 reviews or one enhanced IR35 review)
  • Payroll for up to 10 employees
  • Accountancy healthcheck (two per year)
  • Mortgage service (£250 cashback)
  • Bookkeeping
  • Pension auto-enrolment (set up costs additional £270+VAT)

FAQs:

    Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, there are premium options for large clients looking to integrate Smartkarma via an API.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Symphony.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Smartkarma's research network includes institutional investors and independent research analysts.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Smartkarma Insights are integrated into Symphony and Bloomberg.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Smartkarma's platform serves global asset managers in their need for investment research insights and ideas.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, clients are onboarded with extensive customer support.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes, there are per user plans and teamwide plans to accommodate firms of all sizes.

FAQs:

    Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Cognito integrates with a bank's internal systems of record such as ERP and CRM.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Banks use Cognito to provide the following services to their customers via banking chatbots:

    • Loan Service Automation
    • Product Recommendation
    • Personal Finance Planner
    • 24/7 Customer Service
    • On-demand Banking
    • Fraud Detection

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Freelancers, contractors, self employed and start-up businesses.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Yes, unlimited support via phone, email, and in-app chat. Plus, a series of help centre articles, videos and business guides.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Managing business finances.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Web app, iOS app, and Android App.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes.

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Who uses Smartkarma
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses Cognito
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

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Who uses Crunch
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
UK only
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