Research as Open Source -- How Giving It Away Helps ARK
Recognizing the value of creating positive feedback loops, Cathie Wood, founder and CEO of ARK Investment Management LLC, and Kiril Sokoloff, founder and CEO of 13D Research & Strategy, talk about why she makes ARK’s research available to the public. Wood highlights the advantages that openly sharing has in fortifying ARK’s research and how that leads to building a strong foundation for their investment ideas. Sokoloff and Wood also dig into the metrics used to measure innovation and how those metrics factor into ARK’s buy and sell decisions. Finally, they consider the macro implications of the exponential rise of technological advances and touch on China’s recent policy decisions around data usage and the battle for data ownership. Filmed on July 13, 2021.