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The FYI - For Your Innovation Podcast offers an intellectual discussion on recent developments across disruptive innovation—driven by research, news, controversies, companies, and technological breakthroughs. Hosted by ARK Invest, ARK and guests provide a unique perspective on how to best understand disruptive innovation.

Episodes

Date Title Description  
1/26/23 The Case For An Allocation to Disruptive Innovation in 2023 Transcribed
1/19/23 The Evolution of AI Models with Naveen Rao of MosaicML Transcribed
1/12/23 The Streaming Wars Transcribed
1/5/23 Year End Q&A with Cathie Wood Transcribed
12/30/22 Best of 2022 – FYI Podcast Compilation Transcribed
12/28/22 ARK Crypto Brainstorm #01: The Aftermath of FTX Transcribed
12/22/22 Innovation Is the Ultimate Leveler with Steve Case Transcribed
12/15/22 Contextualizing Today’s Economy with Jeremy Siegel Transcribed
12/8/22 Designing The Future Of Software Engineering with Amjad Masad from Rep...
12/1/22 Disrupting Stock Market Education with Emmet Savage from MyWallSt
11/23/22 Military Defense and Intelligence with Chip Walter from Marlinspike
11/17/22 Has Innovation Bottomed? with Steven Vannelli
11/10/22 The World of DaaS with Auren Hoffman
11/3/22 A New Era in Cancer Immunotherapy with Tom Whitehead and Dr. Alex Mars...
10/27/22 Breaking Down Biotech Innovations with Dr. Bob Langer
10/20/22 Talking The Tezos Network with Arthur and Kathleen Breitman
10/13/22 The Future of AI with Manu Sharma
10/11/22 Gilt Trip with Cathie Wood
10/7/22 Inventing Base Editing with Doctors Nicole Gaudelli and Alexis Komor
9/29/22 Personalizing Private Wealth with Titan CEOs Joe Percoco and Clay Gard...
9/22/22 Exploring Big Green DAO with Kimbal Musk
9/16/22 Discussing The Current State Of The Investment Industry with Eric Balc...
9/9/22 Exploring the Custodia Bank Project with Caitlin Long and Angie Dalton
9/1/22 Making AI Accessible with Scale AI CEO Alex Wang
8/25/22 The Future of Web3 Games and Digital Ownership
8/18/22 The Dust is Settling in the Cryptocurrency Market
8/11/22 Resisting Recession with Cathie Wood
8/4/22 Enabling the Metaverse Revolution with Improbable CEO Herman Narula
7/28/22 E-Commerce in Indonesia with Bukalapak President Teddy Oetomo
7/21/22 Discussing Our Roku Valuation with Nick Grous and Andrew Kim
7/13/22 Exploring Space Laser Communication with Mynaric CEO Bulent Altan
7/7/22 Finding Growth with Cathie Wood
6/30/22 Discussing our Zoom Valuation with Will Summerlin and Andrew Kim
6/23/22 The Future of Blockchain and Healthcare with Dr. Alex Cahana
6/15/22 End to End 3D Printing with Velo3D CEO Benny Buller
6/9/22 Transforming the Moving World with Cyrus Sigari
6/2/22 Stemloop, Biotech, and Rapid Tests with Khalid Alam
5/26/22 The Future of Robotics as a Service with Saman Farid of Formic
5/19/22 Technologies Are Converging
5/12/22 Transforming Medicine with Dr. Agnieszka Czechowicz
5/5/22 Geopolitics, Innovation, and Deglobalization With Peter Zeihan
4/29/22 Discussing Our Tesla Valuation
4/21/22 Enhancing Human Connection in the Metaverse with Philip Rosedale and A...
4/14/22 Space, Business, and the Business of Space with Jared Isaacman from Sh...
4/7/22 The Past, Present, and Future of Genetic Counseling with Emily Fassi
3/31/22 Renewing Home Energy with Kathy Hannun from Dandelion Energy
3/24/22 Financing Space with Chris Quilty and Caleb Henry
3/18/22 Big Ideas 2022 with Cathie Wood and Chris Hayes
3/13/22 Base Editing with Beam Therapeutics CEO John Evans
3/10/22 Ultra-Long-Range Genomic Information with Ivan Liachko
3/3/22 Going to Outer Space with Dr. Christyl Johnson
2/25/22 Optogenetics, RNA Editing and CRISPR with Dr. Feng Zhang
2/18/22 On-Chain Data: A Framework to Evaluate Bitcoin
2/11/22 The Gene-Editing Revolution with Verve Therapeutics
2/2/22 The Strengths of an Innovation-Based Portfolio
1/26/22 The CRISPR Revolution and the New Era of Genome Editing with Kevin Dav...
1/17/22 An Outlook on Biotechnology with Sam Kulkarni, CEO CRISPR Therapeutics
12/21/21 Best of 2021 – FYI Podcast Compilation
11/19/21 Meet the Scientists: Dr. Omar Abudayyeh and Dr. Jonathan Gootenberg
11/8/21 The Evolving World of RNA Editing with Dr. David Nelles
10/27/21 The Creator Economy with Sima Gandhi
10/15/21 The Past, Present, and Future of the COVID 19 Pandemic with Dr. Scott ...
10/5/21 Invisible Technologies with Francis Pedraza
9/22/21 NFTs with Witek Radomski and Caleb Applegate of Enjin
9/13/21 Therapeutic Human Gene Editing with Dr. David Liu
8/12/21 Cross-Border Payment Disruption with Ham Serunjogi
8/2/21 Nifty Gateway and the Significance of NFTs with Griffin Cock Foster
7/27/21 The ₿ Word — featuring Cathie Wood, Jack Dorsey, and Elon Musk
7/13/21 Online Sports Betting with Will Hershey
7/7/21 The State of Robotaxis in China with Prof. X
6/14/21 Competitive Mobile Gaming with Andrew Paradise, CEO and Founder of Ski...
6/7/21 The Future of Genome Editing with Professor David Liu
6/3/21 The Terra Blockchain with Do Kwon
5/10/21 Deep Dive into SPACs with Harry Sloan and Eli Baker
4/30/21 The Future of Oncology with Dr. Mark Lewis
4/16/21 Augmented Reality with Paul Travers
4/5/21 Big Ideas 2021
3/29/21 How Online Education Prepares Us For the Future of Work with Mitch Dan...
3/11/21 When Mobile Payments Become Infrastructural with Hong Shen
3/1/21 Life Science Product Development and Personalized Medicine with SC Moa...
2/16/21 Autonomous Vehicles Powered By End-To-End Deep Learning with Alex Kend...
2/1/21 Understanding mRNA. Conversations with Moderna and Arcturus Therapeuti...
12/28/20 Best of 2020 — FYI Podcast Compilation
12/10/20 ByteDance, TikTok, and China’s Growing Influence in Global Tech with...
12/3/20 The History of Big Data and the Future of Analytics with Muji
11/20/20 The First AI Chip Startup with Naveen Rao, Nervana Systems
11/13/20 Using Gene Editing to Cure HIV with Daniel Dornbusch
11/1/20 The Digital Economy with Gary Vaynerchuk
10/26/20 Bitcoin As An Investment with Nate Maddrey
10/6/20 Learn Anything. From Anyone. AI talk with Mckay Wrigley
9/25/20 The State of Genetic Testing in The US with Rob Metcalf
9/4/20 Emerging Themes in Fintech with Dan Kimerling
8/20/20 The Different Sides of Precision Medicine with Jo Bhakdi, CEO and Co-F...
8/13/20 Venture Capital Changes and Business Education with Steve Blank
8/5/20 Esports: Gathering and Growing Communities with Austin Smith
7/30/20 A Case for Earlier Cancer Detection Strategies with Dr. Bert Vogelstei...
7/21/20 Automation and Robots in The Manufacturing Sector with Tyler and Colby...
7/9/20 Battery Supply Chain for Electric Vehicles with Simon Moores and Vivas...
6/29/20 Mobile Payments with Alberto Damasso, Founder and CEO of Satispay
6/22/20 The Coming Dawn of Self-Driven Cars with Oliver Cameron
6/12/20 Podcast Monetization Through Subscriptions with Jason Sew Hoy, CEO of ...
6/3/20 Innovation Isn’t Voluntary with Jim McKelvey, Cofounder of Square
5/26/20 What Nvidia’s New A100 GPU Means For the Data Center and AI
5/20/20 Supersonic Travel with Blake Scholl, CEO of Boom Supersonic
5/17/20 Be Creative. Together. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Jared Geller Talk Abou...
5/14/20 The Modern SaaS Industry with Austin Petersmith
4/24/20 The Blockchain Mindset with Dr. Alex Cahana In this virtual, remote, distant world we need to make sure that the t...echnologies that support us can transfer information that is accurate, safe and trusted. For today’s episode, we had Dr. Alex Cahana join us to speak about the role Distributed Ledger Technologies will play in shaping business, health systems, and definitions of community […] more
4/21/20 Embrace The Move To Automation From manufacturing to universities, companies and institutions are in ...turmoil across the board. During the time of COVID-19, businesses are being forced to look for better, faster, or cheaper solutions to the problems that they’re facing. Increasingly new technologies can provide help. We take a look at how businesses, brands, organizations, public services, and institutions […] more
4/9/20 A World of Contactless Payments The current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has saturated media across... the globe. The information available to us is vast, expansive, and can be all-consuming. But a lot of this information is, understandably, geared heavily toward medical and social topics. In this episode, we explore the impact of covid-19 on fintech companies. We ask the question, what […] more
3/31/20 Powering Online Education with Chip Paucek This week we are joined by Chip Paucek, 2U’s Co-Founder and CEO. 2U ...is one of the leading online education software platforms. At ARK we often say disruptive innovation gains traction in tumultuous times. There’s perhaps no better example than in the education space. For six years 2U noted that one of the biggest challenges […] more
3/26/20 How Innovations in Genomics and Biotech Can Help Us With The COVID-19 ... As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to strengthen its grip across ...the globe, it’s natural to feel a sense of dread and despair. However, we believe that tumultuous times can be the best catalysts for innovation, and this pandemic is no exception. In this episode, Simon Barnett and Ali Urman, ARK’s genomics analysts, are here to […] more
3/24/20 Business As Usual During Coronavirus – How Innovation Enables Work R... Here at ARK we are always talking about disruption and now we are face...d with huge disruption. The coronavirus outbreak has massive implications on many levels for the whole world, not least of which is the need for many people to work remote where possible. This episode is a discussion about what that looks like […] more
3/19/20 A History of Bitcoin’s Predecessors, Dollarization, and Stablecoins ... Our guest for this week’s episode is Nic Carter, Partner at Castle I...sland Ventures and Cofounder of Coinmetrics.io. In this episode, we dive deep into some of Nic’s current cryptocurrency obsessions. We start off covering the history of Bitcoin’s predecessors, leading to an interesting realization that the crypto industry today may be forgetting the lessons […] more
3/11/20 Exploring the Infinite Prospects of Computer Vision AI with Matt Zeile... Today’s guest is Matt Zeiler, Founder, and CEO of Clarifai. Clarifai... is one of the first startups to apply modern deep learning for image recognition. Their tools are currently used by clients like Staples, OpenTable, and the US Department of Defense (DoD). In this episode, Matt sheds light on the company’s founding story and how […] more
3/2/20 Coronavirus and the Future of Immunotherapy with Prof. Isaiah Arkin The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is dominating most headlines of every news ...channel in the world. To learn more about this virus and its implications we talked to Professor Isaiah Arkin. He is the Arthur Lejwa Prof. of Structural Biochemistry at Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the former Vice-President for Research and Development at the University. He […] more
2/26/20 How Lululemon Broke the Mold, with Chip Wilson This week’s guest is Chip Wilson, entrepreneur, philanthropist and m...ost notably, the founder of apparel company Lululemon. Long before Apple and Tesla opened their owned stores, Lululemon pioneered the concept of vertical retail in North America. Unlike other sports apparel companies that sold to retailers, Lululemon designed products were sold exclusively in its own stores. […] more
2/19/20 Bitcoin’s Security Model with Hasu Eleven years since the creation of Bitcoin, its security model is stil...l not agreed upon. Our guest today goes by the Twitter pseudonym Hasu (@hasufl), an independent cryptocurrency researcher who publishes work on the subject of non-sovereign money and has taken a recent interest in Bitcoin’s security model. We kick off our conversation with a […] more
2/12/20 A Proactive Approach for a Pathogen-Free Blood Supply with Dr. Larry C... Blood is a crucial supportive therapy within healthcare. Approximately... 18 million blood components including red cells, platelets, plasma, cryoprecipitate, and a small amount of whole blood are collected each year in the United States, meaning it is of critical importance that blood remains pathogen-free. Today’s guest is Dr. Larry Corash, the co-founder and chief scientific […] more
2/3/20 Esports and Gaming Trends with Will Hershey of Roundhill Investments On the podcast this week, we have Will Hershey, cofounder and CEO of R...oundhill Investments, to help us breakdown Esports and the Gaming Industry. Will is responsible for the company’s indexing, research, and product development efforts, in addition to firm-level partnerships and operations. Before founding Roundhill in 2018, Will served as the Head Trader with […] more
1/14/20 Introduction to ARK’s Big Ideas 2020 Join James Wang as he interviews Cathie Wood (CEO and CIO at ARK Inves...t) on our recently published Big Ideas 2020 report. On this podcast Cathie will share her perspective on some of the biggest breakthroughs ARK believes should not be missed in the coming year. more
12/22/19 Best of 2019: FYI Podcast with Elon Musk, George Church, and more As we wrap up 2019, we would like to thank everyone who listened to th...e FYI — For Your Innovation podcast. We received incredibly positive feedback for our podcast show and had some truly amazing guests in the past year, ranging from world class geneticists to founders and CEOs. In this final episode of 2019, […] more
12/16/19 The Beginning of Every Deep Learning Exercise With Manu Sharma and Bri... In today’s episode, we welcome Manu Sharma and Brian Rieger from Lab...elbox, a private company which we believe is leading training data solution for machine learning. We have had many conversations on this show about artificial intelligence from a hardware and algorithm perspective, but data is just as important. All production AI systems are based […] more
12/4/19 The Power of Deep Learning with Bryan Catanzaro from NVIDIA We are joined by Bryan Catanzaro, Vice President of Applied Deep Learn...ing Research at NVIDIA. In his early career he built some of the original deep learning libraries and worked at Baidu in the specific field of deep speech. In 2016 he returned to NVIDIA and has been there since, exploring the ever-evolving field of […] more
11/25/19 Streaming Wars with Nick Grous Isn’t everyone talking about streaming wars? This may seem like a ne...w phenomenon, but it all started in 2007 when Netflix introduced streaming for the first time. With Disney Plus and Apple TV gaining traction, we are exploring what the future of streaming might look like and how it could shape the media landscape. On […] more
11/19/19 HD Maps for an Autonomous Future with Ro Gupta We are joined by Ro Gupta, the CEO of Carmera to discuss his contribut...ion to an autonomous future. Carmera is a private company that makes real time HD maps for autonomous driving. We talk about his own history and early interest in transportation before diving into the development of digital maps and the apps that […] more
11/10/19 A Different Type of VC Firm with Eric Vishria from Benchmark On this episode of FYI we welcome Eric Vishria, General Partner at Ben...chmark. Benchmark is a one-of-a-kind venture capital firm based in San Francisco, opting to operate with a small team of just 5 to 7 general partners and no junior partners or other team members. They have helped to bring to market iconic companies […] more
11/5/19 Asking Different Questions Than Everyone Else, with Sean George On this FYI episode, we are joined by Sean George, CEO and co-founder ...of Invitae one of the innovative frontrunners in the medical genetic testing space. (This episode was recorded: Sep. 10, 2019) Invitae is driven by the provision of affordable genetic testing, clinical-grade accuracy, and transparent reporting practices. In asking different questions than anyone else […] more
10/28/19 The Future of Cultured Meat Production with Yaakov Nahmias Today’s episode is part two of the discussion with Professor Yaakov ...Nahmias, the Israeli biomedical engineer and innovator. We discuss his startup, Future Meat Technologies, a company funded by Tyson Foods, which is poised to develop the next generation of cultured meat. Initially when someone proposed the idea of cultured meat to him, Yaakov thought […] more
10/18/19 A Commitment to Bitcoin with Ric Edelman Today on the podcast we are joined by Ric Edelman, the founder and cha...irman of Edelman Financial Engines and author of The Truth About Your Future. We also have our very own Cathie Wood join us for the conversation as we look at the current state of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, a decade after they emerged […] more
10/6/19 Steve Forbes on the Market, Policy, and the Evolution of Media On the podcast today, we are joined by Steve Forbes, Chairman and Edit...or in Chief of Forbes Media Group. Together with ARK CEO and CIO Cathie Wood and ARK analyst James Wang, we have a fascinating chat with Steve on the market, the modern media landscape, and the trustworthiness of cryptocurrencies. The podcast starts off […] more
10/3/19 Tissue Dynamics with Professor Yaakov Nahmias In this episode of the FYI—For Your Innovation podcast, we welcome P...rofessor Yaakov Nahmias from the Hebrew University. Yaakov is an Israeli bioengineer and an award-winning, industry-leading expert in his fields, who has worked in 3D printing and cellular research for the majority of his career. This two-part conversation will cover his work at Tissue […] more
9/25/19 What are Disruptive Innovation Platforms? For today’s show we welcome Brett Winton, ARK’s Director of Resear...ch, to discuss his recent white paper titled Disruptive Innovation – Why Now? The main idea of the paper explores innovation today and how the convergence of five major innovation platforms compares to other innovation periods in our history. Brett details the five technologies that […] more
9/16/19 Cerebras’ Wafer Scale Engine AI Chip with CEO Andrew Feldman Andrew Feldman, co-founder and CEO of Cerebras, joins us this week to ...discuss the Wafer Scale Engine, or WSE, an AI chip that is 50 times larger than the largest chips produced by Nvidia and Intel. This radical design has raised a lot of eyebrows and it is already being heralded as the biggest breakthrough […] more
9/9/19 The Vibrant Online Education Space with Aaron Nace
8/28/19 Building Sustainable Global Trade with Matt Heider, CEO NautilusLabs On this week’s episode, we are joined by Matt Heider, CEO of Nautilu...s Labs, to continue the series on looking at startups as a lens to learn about innovation. Nautilus Labs is a maritime tech company that aims to advance the efficiency of ocean commerce. Nautilus is building software solutions for global shipping companies in […] more
8/22/19 Analyzing the Data Center Business with Akram’s Razor (Part 2) Last week was Part 1 of our conversation with Akram’s Razor where he... gave his account of how the crypto crash of 2018 impacted Nvidia and AMD. This week, Akram and James go through Nvidia’s data center business in depth and assess the growing competitive landscape for AI accelerators, from cloud and startup companies alike. […] more
8/14/19 Nvidia and the Crypto Implosion of 2018 with Akram’s Razor (Part 1) On the show today we are joined by Seeking Alpha contributor, Akram’...s Razor, to bring to you a Nvidia podcast in two parts, focused on the company, semiconductors, and beyond. Akram has published numerous articles on semiconductors, software, and macro. He notably forecasted the global crypto crash of 2018 and its impact on Nvidia, an […] more
8/5/19 The Capital Market Space within FinTech This week on For Your Innovation, we are talking to Morgan Dunbar, par...tner at Bendigo Partners, a firm that specializes in the global financial technology industry as both a principal investor and operational advisor. In addition to that, Morgan is managing partner at AIR Summit, a network and conference targeted at the capital market industry […] more
7/30/19 Innovative Insights into Semiconductors, with Dylan On today’s episode, we are joined by our first ever anonymous guest,... who goes by the name of Dylan. James came across him on Twitter and was inspired by his fresh and innovative insights on semiconductors. Dylan works in data science for a large company, but is interested in semiconductors and AI as a personal […] more
7/15/19 A Closer Look at Facebook’s Libra and Calibra Joining us on this episode are ARK analysts Yassine Elmandjra and Max ...Friedrich. Today we talk about the headlines that Facebook has made in recent months, particularly in relation to their plan to launch their own cryptocurrency in 2020. We discuss what Libra is and how it will be governed, what the role of the […] more
7/8/19 Reimagining the Future of Smart Speakers On this week’s episode of For Your Innovation, we’re talking to AR...K analyst Nick Grous about the booming market for smart speakers. In just over four years, devices like Amazon Echo and Google Assistant have gone from niche toys to a mainstream device that’s found in many people’s homes across the world. We have a […] more
6/28/19 The Future of AI Hardware with James Wang On today’s episode we welcome back our very own James Wang to talk a...bout the future of AI hardware and his recent talk at the CogX event. With a definite move back towards fabrication and production of chips in Silicon Valley, the future of technology in both America and abroad is in just as much […] more
6/18/19 A New Way for Investors to Be Heard, with Zach Hascoe from Say On the show today we are joined by Zach Hascoe, co-founder of Say, a c...ompany dedicated to giving a voice to all shareholders. Say is an innovative investor communications platform that appears to be transforming the way that companies and shareholders communicate and interact. They are doing this through a verification and democratization process, in […] more
6/10/19 The Genomic Revolution with George Church, Ph.D. Today on FYI – For Your Innovation we are joined by George Church, P...h.D. for a high-level discussion with ARK’s genomics analysts, Simon Barnett, on the current and future status of the field of genetics. Professor Church is a pioneer of synthetic biology and an influencer in the field of genomics. He is a Professor […] more
6/6/19 Additive Manufacturing at the Forefront of Innovation, with Peter Leys On today’s episode your host and ARK analyst, Tasha Keeney, sits dow...n with the chairman of Materialise, Peter Leys. Materialise NV (“Materialise”) is a leading 3D printing firm that specializes in software and solutions for 3D printing for the medical and manufacturing space. You might know the company for their Materialise Build Processor, one of […] more
5/29/19 Immunotherapy Part 2, with Dr. Daniel Chen MD PhD On today’s show we welcome Dr. Daniel Chen MD PhD, formerly Vice Pre...sident, Global Head of Cancer Immunotherapy at Genentech/Roche and now Chief Medical Officer at IGM Biosciences to continue our current exploration of immunotherapy in the fight against cancer. In April we spoke to Charles Graeber, author of The Breakthrough, and today we are […] more
5/21/19 Artificial Intelligence in China with Jeffrey Ding Today on the show we are joined by Jeffrey Ding, creator of the ChinAI... newsletter. He is here to tell us all about his work in the AI field and his focus on translating the developments from China to a more western audience. We start off by talking about the reasons why he started his […] more
5/16/19 Analyzing India’s Digital Wallet Adoption After Demonetization, with... Today Nicolas Crouzet and Filippo Mezzanotti, join us to talk about th...eir research paper (joint with Ph.D. student Apoorv Gupta), which explores the digital wallet adoption in India, after the country voided the two largest denominations of its fiat currency in circulation in 2016. Both Nicolas and Filippo are professors of finance at Northwestern University’s […] more
4/29/19 Immunotherapy and the race to cure cancer with Charles Graeber Today’s guest is Charles Graeber (@charlesgraeber), author of the bo...ok The Breakthrough: Immunotherapy and the Race to Cure Cancer. Charles tells us about the amazing strides that have been made recently in finding a cure for cancer. The progress is so notable that Charles was comfortably able to use the word ‘cure’ in the book’s […] more
4/22/19 What’s New In Cloud Computing, with James Wang On today’s episode, James Wang, web analyst at ARK Invest, joins us ...again to provide his always valuable insights—this time about IT and the cloud. While these topics may not seem as exciting as more talked about tech topics, interestingly enough we believe enterprise computing is valued at an estimated four trillion dollars. James talks […] more
4/14/19 Innovation Pipeline with Prof. Steve Masiclat On the show today we welcome Professor Steve Masiclat (Newhouse School..., Syracuse University) to explain his ideas around the innovation pipeline and the issues he sees arising when it comes to reaching the next level of disruptive innovations. Buckle up for this episode, as we are diving deep into AI and big data. In our […] more
4/8/19 Israel Innovation with Yishai Fraenkel On today’s episode, Yishai Fraenkel, Director General and Vice Presi...dent at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem joins us to give insight into the interesting topic of Israeli innovation. He has nearly 20 years of experience with Intel, where he worked in new technology, with a focus on artificial intelligence and computer vision and has now […] more
4/1/19 Adapting to Fintech, with Nicolas Grous and Max Friedrich On this episode we share highlights from a recent event hosted by ARK ...Invest called “Adapting to Fintech”. Nicolas Grous, ARK’s Trading and Research Associate and Max Friedrich, ARK’s Fintech Analyst, are presenting clips from the event’s panel discussion and delve further into the topics explored. Adapting to Fintech offered an in-depth analysis into how […] more
3/26/19 An Exponential View of the Future, With Azeem Azhar On the show today we welcome none other than Azeem Azhar, early stage ...investor and founder of the Exponential View newsletter and podcast. Azeem is here to talk to us about his own work in covering the latest and most innovative developments in technology as well as comment on the current startup and tech landscape, […] more
3/19/19 The Future of Food Delivery with James Wang Food delivery platforms like GrubHub, Uber Eats, and Meituan are takin...g over the world. In this episode, ARK Internet Analyst James Wang shares his insights on the food delivery business and why he thinks this industry is about to take off now. He talks about the changing nature of our food consumption patterns and admits […] more
3/12/19 Evolving Narratives in the Crypto Space with Andreas M. Antonopoulos On the show today we welcome Andreas M. Antonopoulos (@aantonop) to ch...at with us about his perspectives on the current crypto space, the contrasting developments of Bitcoin and Ethereum, and the massive role that design choices play in the future of these two currencies. We also welcome cryptocurrency analyst Arjun Balaji (@arjunblj) as a co-host […] more
3/4/19 How Siraj Raval Built One of the Most Popular AI Channels on YouTube In this episode of FYI, we chat with Siraj Raval, Director of the Scho...ol of AI, data scientist, entrepreneur, and much more. Siraj is a leading YouTube educator on the topic of AI and has helped half a million subscribers stay abreast of AI and the latest developments in the field. Today we discuss what […] more
2/25/19 The Evolution of The Rocket Industry with Eric Berger In this episode we are joined by special guest Eric Berger, the senior... space editor for Ars Technica, as well as our very own automation, energy, and space analyst at ARK Invest, Sam Korus. Together we deep dive into the space industry, particularly the rocket industry, and discuss a new area of space exploration. We […] more
2/19/19 On the Road to Full Autonomy With Elon Musk Today we are thrilled to be in Fremont, CA with Tesla CEO Elon Musk. I...n this episode Tasha Keeney, Analyst at ARK Invest and Cathie Wood, Founder, CEO, and CIO at ARK Invest chat with Elon about the future of Tesla and autonomous driving. The podcast conversation kicks off by sizing the upcoming boom in […] more
2/11/19 The Effects of Automation and Robots in the Food Industry with Sam Kor... We are joined by our very own automation, energy, and space analyst, S...am Korus. Our topic of conversation is automation in the food industry and how robotics “in front and back of house” might change the industry. A simple reaction to more automated jobs is that it decreases the demand for human roles. However, Sam […] more
2/4/19 Economics, Trade Relations, And Innovation — Recognizing Investment ... Welcome back to FYI, the For Your Innovation Podcast from ARK Invest. ...Today on the show we are joined by two special guests. First we have, Catherine Wood CEO and CIO of ARK Invest, as well as a her mentor, former professor, and advisor to ARK Investment Management LLC, Dr. Art Laffer. You might know […] more
1/28/19 The Bitcoin Centralization Narrative with Yassine Elmandjra In this episode we are joined by our very own crypto-analyst, Yassine ...Elmandjra, to talk about the idea that Bitcoin is becoming increasing centralized. This narrative has been growing over the last while with bigger entities supposedly controlling larger portions of the blockchain. Yassine shares his perspectives, ultimately showing that this argument has some serious […] more
1/23/19 Wright’s Law — Understanding Technology Cost Curves with Brett Win... Our guest today is ARK’s very own Director of Research, Brett Winton.... He is here on the podcast today to talk about the recent article he published titled Moore’s Law Isn’t Dead, It’s Wrong. Long Live Wright’s Law. In his piece and during this conversation, Brett unpacks the concepts in question and what sparked his […] more
1/14/19 Cryptoassets – A review with Chris Burniske of Placeholder On the show today we welcome Chris Burniske of Placeholder, a venture ...capital firm that invests in cryptoassets. Chris is a friend and former colleague of ours at ARK Invest and he will be discussing all the latest developments in the crypto space as well filling us in on Placeholder’s projects and founding ideas. Yassine Elmandjra […] more
1/7/19 Building a Sustainable Future of Electric Powered Vehicles Welcome back to another episode of the For Your Innovation Podcast. To...day on the show we are joined by Sam Korus, ARK’s Thematic Analyst covering robotics, energy storage, and space exploration. In this episode we are going to talk about the fundamental materials you need to build a future powered by electric vehicles and digging […] more
12/17/18 CRISPR Controversy – A conversation with Stanford Prof. Henry Greely On the show today we welcome Professor Henry Greely from Stanford to t...alk a about the recent developments in the genetic field and particularly the latest controversy around CRISPR technology. Professor Greely is the Director at the Center for Law and Biosciences at Stanford, he’s a Professor of Genetics at the Stanford School of Medicine, […] more
12/10/18 Amazon AWS – The Everything Store for Enterprise Computing? Welcome back to a new episode of FYI, For Your Innovation Podcast, a p...odcast exclusively focused on disruptive innovation. Today on the show Yassine Elmandjra will be co-hosting the podcast with James Wang. We will be diving into the recent announcements at the AWS re:Invent Conference and what it means for the cloud computing space […] more
12/2/18 Micromobility and the Future of Transportation with Horace Dediu In this episode of the For Your Innovation Podcast, we chat with Horac...e Dediu of Asymco about his ideas on micromobility. With the unpredictable and burgeoning market that Horace is immersed in and fascinated by, there is so much to unpack and discuss in terms of possibilities and implications. This discussion offers a large array […] more
12/2/18 Understanding the Autonomous Vehicle Landscape and the Opportunity it ... Welcome to FYI, the For Your Innovation Podcast. This show offers an i...ntellectual discussion on technologically enabled disruption, because we believe that investing in innovation starts with understanding it. Today on the show we welcome on Tasha Keeney, Analyst at ARK Investment, who covers autonomous transport and 3D printing. ARK is a leading investment manager […] more
11/21/18 Welcome to FYI – The For Your Innovation Podcast by ARK Invest Welcome to FYI! ARK’s podcast offers an intellectual discussion on r...ecent developments across disruptive innovation—driven by research, news, controversies, companies, and technological breakthroughs. In every episode ARK and guests provide a unique perspective on how to best understand disruptive innovation. We shine light on research, reports, and expert opinions­, with the goal to discuss what […] more
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