Disruptive innovation is the introduction of a technologically enabled new product or service that permanently changes an industry landscape by creating simplicity and accessibility while driving down costs.

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Today, technology is changing our world at an accelerated rate, creating multiple platforms of innovation that impact every sector of the economy, enable industry growth, and drive long-term investment opportunities.

For that reason, ARK focuses on promising areas of disruptive innovation, including industrial innovation, web based transformation, and genetic breakthroughs, all of which are converging to disrupt our status quo.

Innovation allows investors to seek superior long-term capital appreciation in the future today. More importantly, disruptive innovation impacts and concerns all of our lives, from communication and transportation, to education and health care. 

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Industrial Innovation

Advancements in robotics and automation, modern infrastructure, 3D printing, and energy storage technology are transforming manufacturing and production in the U.S. and across the globe.

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We are experiencing game-changing advancements in transportation. ARK’s research projects autonomous taxis could cost as little as $0.35 per mile and tap a $630 billion market opportunity.

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Web x.0

The Internet is transforming every sector of the economy and immersing us in a digital world; changing the way we manage data, purchase goods, and communicate across the globe.

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As the cable industry unbundles, programmatic ad buying platforms are positioned to capture not only the bulk of the digital advertising market but perhaps the traditional advertising market as well.

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Genomic Revolution

Genomic sequencing is revolutionizing the way biological information is collected, processed, and applied; restructuring health care, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, and enhancing our quality of life.

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DNA sequencers can now decode 235,000 human genomes in a single year. DNA sequencing is unlocking some of the secrets of life, making treatments more powerful, precise and profitable.

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