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Founded Year

2003

Stage

Acquired | Acquired

Total Raised

$10.85M

About SeeWhy

SeeWhy delivers website conversion technology by providing marketers with real time, automated website analytics and remarketing tools necessary to reach out to website visitors at the moment online purchases or forms are abandoned.

Headquarters Location

10 Milk Street Suite 306

Boston, Massachusetts, 02108,

United States

617-502-2077

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SeeWhy Patents

SeeWhy has filed 1 patent.

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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

12/5/2003

12/31/2013

Information technology management, Process management, Business intelligence, Production and manufacturing, Motivation

Grant

Application Date

12/5/2003

Grant Date

12/31/2013

Title

Related Topics

Information technology management, Process management, Business intelligence, Production and manufacturing, Motivation

Status

Grant

Latest SeeWhy News

Should you try alternative investments? Here’s what experts say, how much to put in, and what to watch for.

Oct 22, 2022

October 23, 2022 - Advertisement - The first rule of investing wisely is diversification. Financial advisors say to keep a portfolio of stocks and bonds, because if stocks go down, your bonds will come to the rescue and vice versa. Well, not this year. - Advertisement - +2.37% The index (a basket of the 500 largest US stocks) is down more than 20%. and 10 years treasury TMUBMUSD10Y, 4.228% (the benchmark for intermediate-term bonds) has lost more than 15% of value due to rising interest rates; When interest rates go up, bond prices go down. ‘The year we’ve been scared of’ “This is the year we’ve been scared of, and now we’re doing it,” Anastasia Amoroso, chief investment strategist at global financial firm iCapital, recently told Morningstar MORN. +2.40% - Advertisement - The dog days for the stock and bond markets are prompting some investors to invest in money known as alternative investments, hoping that they Will give good returns. At least 15 new alternative-investment products will be available over the next nine months, Stephen Paul, founder of the Moonfair investment platform, recently told the Financial Times. And a NASDAQ Study It is predicted that the alternative investment market could reach $17.2 trillion by 2025. Should you take a dip? relatedWhy Alternative Investments Are Included in 401(k) Plans What are alternative investments? “There’s a whole big category of these other investments that wear the ‘options’ label,” Pam Kruger, founder of financial advisory vetting service Wealthramp, said on the latest episode. friends talk money Podcast. (Full disclosure: I co-host the podcast with personal finance syndicated columnist and author Terry Savage.) Alternative investments include cryptocurrencies, gold and other commodities, income-producing real estate, private debt securities and private-equity funds. Some can only be purchased by “accredited investors,” according to the Securities and Exchange Commission. defines As people with a net worth of at least $200,000 (300,000 for married couples) or more than $1 million, excluding their homes, in the past two years. And some “alts” require a minimum investment of $75,000 or more, although there has recently been an emphasis on lowering the minimum and opening up more alternative investments to the general public. Stocks and bonds aren’t your only investment options. There is a whole universe of alternative investments including natural resources, precious metals, private equity, hedge funds and managed futures. Here’s what you need to know. looking for returns “Stocks and bonds have been trending downwards for some time now, people have been asking: ‘Can I add something to my portfolio that Not there Fall? What will I be able to see and actually put a smile on my face when I see the actual results? '” Eric Olson, a financial advisor at Arrett Wealth Management in Chicago, said recently. In a recent survey of financial advisors conducted by CAIS, an investment firm, more than three-quarters of respondents said they felt that a traditional portfolio of 60% in stocks and 40% in bonds was “ineffective or ineffective” in today’s economic climate. less effective”. The trouble is that many alternative investments have had poor returns in 2022 as well. From January to early September, the price of gold fell by about 7%. “Gold is going to offset inflation, but gold has done nothing,” Savage said. Real estate investment trusts (REITs) that buy apartments and commercial buildings have lost about 15% of their value. and the price of bitcoin — the biggest cryptocurrency By market capitalization – has declined by about 60%. “Crypto Is An Option That’s Going Down Totally [stock] market,” Savage said. SeeWhy the 60/40 Portfolio is a Worthy Strategy, Despite the Stock and Bond Weakness looking long But it’s important to view investing as a long-term proposition, money professionals often say. That’s why a growing number of them now recommend keeping a small portion of your investment holdings in options. “It makes a lot more sense to say: ‘I’m going to bet small on a number of things. Maybe one or maybe 2% of your investment portfolio is probably a good number,'” Olson said. That way, if investments sour. If that happens, you’ll only lose 1% or 2% of your portfolio. “It’s probably not going to derail your overall financial future,” he said. Olsson said he has heard some investors say that they are putting their entire life savings into alternative investments. “It’s a formula for disaster,” he said. FAQs before investing Savage is generally not a fan of alternative investments. “You have to ask yourself: ‘Who is selling this to me? What are the actual costs? And how do you get out when you want to sell? '” he said. She calls them the “roach motels of investing”—easy to get into and nearly impossible to exit. This is because there is no publicly traded market for many of them. On the other hand, managers of privately traded alternative investments have more freedom to focus on long-term results because they do not need to focus on daily and quarterly results as in publicly traded stocks. is the CEO. Knowing the risks and drawbacks However, alternative investments are not as risky as compared to traditional stocks, bonds, mutual funds and exchange-traded funds. “They are not subject to the same level of regulatory scrutiny and oversight that publicly traded investments are,” Krueger said. Therefore, it can be difficult to know who is behind them, how they operate and how well (or poorly) they have performed. “Just because you can do Access options don’t mean you should,” Kruger said. Her advice: If you’re looking to dive into alternative investments, first discuss the idea with a financial advisor who represents your best interests and won’t charge commissions from the companies whose products she recommends. Also beware of heavy expenses. a writer on motley flower The investment site said that 90% of private REITs, for example, charge “unreasonable commissions and fees” that go up to 12%. Too Wealthy millennials say this is the best long-term investment fraud factor Caution is warranted when it comes to alternative investments. The SEC accused a real estate and alternative investment company of fraudulently raising $13.5 million from more than 100 investors. in ponzi fashion They are usually promised a return of 10% annually. Cryptocurrency scams caused total losses of $700 million in the first half of 2022 and there has been an 84% increase in precious metal fraud cases since 2019. North American Securities Administrators Association (NASA). The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s arbitration panel received more than 400 investor complaints against REITs last year, according to The Wall Street Journal. informed of , Most complaints involve non-traded REITs – a popular alternative investment that is not bought and sold on public exchanges, so it is not required to comply with exchange rules about disclosing financial information. NASAA has said it plans to crack down on nonessential REITS. It is considering restricting people from putting more than 10% of their liquid net worth in a non-trading REIT. option options There may be alternative investment options worth considering. Savage thinks people who are now looking for a safe haven for their money with reasonable returns take advantage of short-debt Treasury bills and notes. They’re paying 4% or so. Rising rates have prompted some banks to offer 3% to 3.5% on 1- to 5-year certificates of deposit. In addition, there are income-producing stocks that are currently yielding around 5%. Richard Eisenberg is the former senior web editor for Next Avenue’s Money and Security and Work and Purpose channels, and the site’s former managing editor. He is the author of “How to Avoid a Mid-Life Financial Crisis” and has been the personal finance editor at Money, Yahoo, Good Housekeeping and CBS Moneywatch. This article is reprinted with permission NextAvenue.org © 2022 Twin Cities Public Television, Inc. All rights reserved. More from Next Avenue:

SeeWhy Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was SeeWhy founded?

    SeeWhy was founded in 2003.

  • Where is SeeWhy's headquarters?

    SeeWhy's headquarters is located at 10 Milk Street, Boston.

  • What is SeeWhy's latest funding round?

    SeeWhy's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did SeeWhy raise?

    SeeWhy raised a total of $10.85M.

  • Who are the investors of SeeWhy?

    Investors of SeeWhy include SAP, Delta Partners, Pentech, Scottish Enterprise and Logispring.

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