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.

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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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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 across Asian markets.

Independent Research Provider Network
Independent Research Provider Network
Independent Research Provider Network

Key Features

Real-time Discussions

Participate in public discussions and private Q&A with analysts in real-time

Powerful Search

Smartkarma Features

Search within documents, use tickers and keywords

Personalised Notifications

Receive alerts on what matters most.
Unclog your inbox

Smartkarma Key Features
Smartkarma Features

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.

Premium Services

The Next Level of Insight - Calls, Meetings, Financial Models, Corporate Access & Bespoke Projects

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Buy-Side Clients

Portfolio managers and analysts currently subscribed to Smartkarma now have the ability to interact deeper with Insight Providers above and beyond their written insight.

Insight Providers

Smartkarma Insight Providers can enable Premium Services to monetise their research services and increase the breadth of service provided to buy-side clients.

What People
Say About Us

What People Say About Us

Societe General Partners with Smartkarma

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.

Reuters, Dec 1, 2016

Independent Research Analyst The Tabbush Report

Daniel Tabbush

Founder, The Tabbush Report

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. With a greater level of distribution, and presence, our bespoke and advisory services can also benefit.

Independent Research Analyst Douglas Kim, South Korea

Douglas Kim

Independent Analyst

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. In addition, it has a transparent payment system for content providers which encourages independent analysts like myself to contribute to this world-class research platform.

Independent Research Analysts At Morningstar on Smartkarma

Scott Burns

Global Head of Asset Management Solutions, Morningstar (New York)

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.


Senior Portfolio Manager

Events Team, Global Long Only (Singapore)

The event driven and ECM analysis on Smartkarma is absolutely unmatched — banks don’t even touch this stuff. Anyone looking at special situations in Asia should be using Smartkarma.

Smartkarma New York Office

Portfolio Manager

Endowment Fund

Smartkarma has highly credible and unbiased research on the platform from seasoned industry analysts. I find the creativity and unconflicted views I see here quite refreshing.

Smartkarma New York Office

Head of Research

Asian Absolute Return Fund
(New York)

I am allocating more time to Smartkarma. I quite enjoy the content especially on stocks that are under the radar of the sell side.

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.


The Press Pass provides qualified journalists with access to Smartkarma's insight & the ability to connect directly with Insight Providers.

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