Headquartered in New York City, ARK Investment Management LLC (“ARK”) is a registered investment adviser and privately held investment firm, specializing in thematic investing in disruptive innovation.
With over 40 years of experience identifying and investing in innovation, Cathie Wood founded ARK in 2014 to focus solely on disruptive innovation while adding new dimensions to research. Through an open approach that cuts across sectors, market capitalizations, and geographies, ARK seeks to identify large-scale investment opportunities in the public markets resulting from technological innovations.
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