Deep learning – a form of artificial intelligence inspired by the human brain – is sweeping across every industry. It has set new performance records in a wide range of global sectors and could be the single most important software breakthrough since the invention of the internet, and now, exchange traded fund investors can also access the potential growth of this rising tech segment.
On the upcoming webcast, Understanding the Investment Opportunity of Deep Learning, Catherine Wood, Chief Investment Officer and CEO ARK Invest, James Wang, Next Generation Internet Analyst at ARK Invest, will explore the origins of deep learning, size the market opportunity for investors and discuss strategies to diversify a traditional portfolio.
For instance, the ARK Web x.0 ETF (NYSEArca: ARKW) is an actively managed ETF that focuses on disruptive companies that help transform the market, including companies expanding into the fields of artificial intelligence and Deep Learning.
ARKW tracks a number of companies that benefit from increase use of shared technology, infrastructure and services in cloud computing, big data, social media, internet, devices and gateways, e-commerce, media ecosystems, health care, sharing economy, point of sale, telecom and cryptocurrencies.
“Companies within ARKW are focused on and expected to benefit from shifting the bases of technology infrastructure to the cloud, enabling mobile, new and local services, such as companies that rely on or benefit from the increased use of shared technology, infrastructure and services, internet-based products and services, new payment methods, big data, the internet of things, and social distribution and media,” according to AKR Invest.
ARKW will provide exposure to Cloud Computing & Cyber Security (26%), Big Data & Machine Learning (22%), E-Commerce (17%), Digital Media (8%), Internet of Things (8%), Mobile (7%), Social Platforms (6%)
and Blockchain & P2P (5%).
Top holdings include Amazon 7.6%, AthenaHealth 6.2%, Bitcion Investment Trust 6.0%, 2U Inc. 4.4 and Nvidia Corp 4.3%.
Financial advisors who are interested in learning more about the Deep Learning opportunity can register for the Tuesday, June 20 webcast here.