Written By: Ehsan Jahandarpour

Wealthfront is an automated investment service firm based in Palo Alto, California, founded by Andy Rachleff and Dan Carroll in 2008. Rachleff is the executive chairman of Wealthfront and Adam Nash is its chief executive officer. The company has received funding from Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures, Index Ventures, The Social + Capital Partnership and individuals, including Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz and Jeff Jordan. As of December 2014, Wealthfront had more than $1.7 billion of assets under management.