Research Reinvented

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

The Smartkarma

Research Network


An unbundled research solution for Hedge Funds to Pension Funds looking for unconflicted research.

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Let's create an unconflicted & efficient industry based on independent investment research.

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Enabling companies to streamline their communications & data reporting to the buy-side & analysts.

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The Press Pass enables qualified journalists with pre-approved access to the Smartkarma platform.

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Unlocking the Value
of Independent Insight

Smartkarma combines intelligence from the world’s premier analysts, academics, data scientists and strategists in one cohesive ecosystem. Together we serve a global client base comprising some of the world’s largest asset managers with high-quality, timely, and actionable Insights.

Feature Rich Research Platform

Smartkarma is more than an ecosystem of over 400 independent research providers, it's a collaborative and interactive discussions and messaging platform for real-time insight.


Powerful search engine & filtering for any ticker, term, entity, theme, Insight or individual.


Receive personalised notifications & real-time browser alerts on what matters most.


Participate in real-time discussions with the research providers who peer-review each others work.


Instant messaging with analysts for private Q&A and further insight understanding.

Meeting Regulatory Needs at No Incremental Cost

MiFID II Ready

Smartkarma meets new regulatory requirements around research. Platform independence ensures no inducement or cross-subsidisation.

Consumption Reporting

Detailed metrics on usage are available to meet regulatory and internal reporting requirements.

Strict Compliance

Comprehensive onboarding, quality-control and auditing policies in place. Users can onboard internal compliance officers for full oversight.

Transparent Pricing

Smartkarma subscriptions are priced per-user and provide access to everything on the platform.

What People Say About Us

“Societe Generale will use Singapore-based fintech company Smartkarma to provide third-party Asian equity research to its institutional clients, in a deal that reflects major changes in the global investment research landscape.”

Societe GeneraleReuters, Dec 1, 2016

“The one platform really making a difference for me is Smartkarma. The platform is excellent and the information for research providers is fantastic. You can see from the metrics that fund managers are engaged and taking it seriously. It's a great step forward for independent researchers.”

Dr Jim Walker Asianomics

“Smartkarma is a game-changing research platform, one that adds real value to clients; its cloud-based research system is highly flexible and user-friendly.”

Douglas KimIndependent Research Provider

“Smartkarma is an excellent match for Tabbush Report. It allows us to focus on idea generation, research and writing. And ultimately, this is what every passionate analyst loves most.”

Daniel TabbushThe Tabbush Report

“Being on the Smartkarma platform will give our existing clients a new way to search and find our research while also helping us gain exposure to new clients utilizing the platform.”

Scott BurnsMorningstar

News & Events

Dr Jim Walker Workshop 2:48

Reinventing Singapore’s Growth Engines – Over 180 delegates attended the joint Singapore Exchange (SGX) and Smartkarma event hosting Dr Jim Walker, CEO & Chief Economist of Asianomics, as keynote speaker.

Smartkarma Launch London 2:57

Coinciding with new European regulations, MiFID II, Smartkarma established the London office in 2017 to lead the UK and European operations and officiate the expansion of Insight Providers for European content.

Sequoia Invest in Smartkarma 3:57

Co-founder & Chairman of Smartkarma, Jon Foster, discusses Smartkarma’s plans following the Series B investment round, led by Sequoia Capital, taking the total equity investment to USD 21 million.

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