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CAIS Wins 2021 Industry Award for Alternative Investment Platform

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• by CAIS

New York, NY, September 21st, 2021 - CAIS, the leading alternative investment platform, today announced it has won the 2021 Industry Award for Alternative Investment Platform. The award was issued as part of the 2021 Industry Awards (the “Wealthies”).

The Wealthies honor individuals, organizations, and companies providing significant support to financial advisors. This year’s program attracted more than 900 entries from 346 companies. CAIS was recognized for their outstanding achievement as the leading alternative investment platform by providing financial advisors access to an evolving menu of funds and products, as advisors seek to increase their allocation to alternative investments. CAIS also provides CAIS IQ, a personalized learning platform that leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to help financial advisors learn faster and remember longer.

“ and CAIS share a commitment to empowering financial advisors with the tools and knowledge they need to allocate to alternative investments,” said Matt Brown, Founder & CEO of CAIS. “We are honored to have been recognized as the leading alternative investment platform by the industry and remain committed to supporting the wealth management community by democratizing access to alternative investments.”

This award comes during a year of record growth as CAIS deploys the capital from the Eldridge $50M equity investment. Year-to-date, CAIS has doubled its team with a core focus on technology to accelerate its position as a fintech leader. More than 100 alternative investment funds and products are listed on the platform and since inception, CAIS has facilitated over $13 billion in transaction volume from the RIA and broker-dealer channels. This industry award recognition demonstrates the transformative impact of CAIS’ customizable end-to-end alternative investment solution.

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About CAIS

CAISis the pioneer in democratizing access to and education about alternative investments and structured notes for independent advisors, asset managers, and bank issuers, empowering them to engage and transact on a massive scale. We believe that the combination of industry-leading technology and human interaction throughout the pre-trade, trade, and post-trade experience delivers superior operational efficiency and a world-class client experience. 

 CAIS provides advisors with access to a broad selection of alternative investment strategies, including hedge funds, private equity, private debt, real estate, infrastructure, and structured notes, allowing them to capitalize on opportunities and withstand ever-changing markets.  

CAIS streamlines the end-to-end transaction process through digital subscriptions and powers integrated reporting through leading US custodians and reporting providers, making investing in alternatives simpler.  CAIS also enables advisors to centralize all their alts and notes on one platform, whether they were purchased on or off the CAIS platform, through CAIS Solutions, and helps advisors create custom fund vehicles around ideas they source. 

Founded in 2009, CAIS, a fintech leader, supports over 34,000 advisors who oversee more than $4.5 trillion in network assets. Since its inception, CAIS has facilitated over $30 billion in transaction volume. CAIS has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Austin, and London. For more information about CAIS, please visit    

 Securities offered through CAIS Capital LLC, member FINRA, SIPC.   



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