The Athene Group unites the product and consulting services teams under the Skience brand name, underscoring a shared commitment to helping financial businesses boost productivity and provide exceptional experiences to their clients.
New York-based private equity firms Sagewind Capital LLC and Berenson Holdings LLC lead the acquisition of The Athene Group, with additional investment by Insight Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. Co-founders Sanjeev Kumar and Kripa Shetty continue in their leadership roles.
Salesforce introduces Financial Services Cloud and reaches out to The Athene Group to develop a version of the platform that integrates with FSC, resulting in Skience Financial Solutions for Salesforce® Financial Services Cloud.
Responding to the needs of a changing industry, The Athene Group launches the Skience wealth management platform, an end-to-end workflow solution offering out-of-the-box integration with leading custodians and financial planning tools—without the costs of custom development.
A natural extension of our cloud expertise, The Athene Group becomes a flagship Salesforce partner, helping clients capitalize on their CRM investment to build seamless, end-to-end workflow solutions.
A customized integration project for a broker-dealer inspires the launch of the first version of what will evolve to become a standalone wealth management platform.
Driven by a passionate belief in the power of technology to solve business problems, CEO Sanjeev Kumar and COO Kripa Shetty launch The Athene Group in 2001. Their consulting work helps clients leverage the cloud to become more nimble, mobile, and social.