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 Feb 19, 2021
Great pod to understand tech and investing.


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.

Episode Date
Personalizing Private Wealth with Titan CEOs Joe Percoco and Clay Gardner
Sep 29, 2022
Exploring Big Green DAO with Kimbal Musk
Sep 22, 2022
Discussing The Current State Of The Investment Industry with Eric Balchunas
Sep 16, 2022
Exploring the Custodia Bank Project with Caitlin Long and Angie Dalton
Sep 09, 2022
Making AI Accessible with Scale AI CEO Alex Wang
Sep 01, 2022
The Future of Web3 Games and Digital Ownership
Aug 25, 2022
The Dust is Settling in the Cryptocurrency Market
Aug 18, 2022
Resisting Recession with Cathie Wood
Aug 11, 2022
Enabling the Metaverse Revolution with Improbable CEO Herman Narula
Aug 04, 2022
E-Commerce in Indonesia with Bukalapak President Teddy Oetomo
Jul 28, 2022
Discussing Our Roku Valuation with Nick Grous and Andrew Kim
Jul 21, 2022
Exploring Space Laser Communication with Mynaric CEO Bulent Altan
Jul 13, 2022
Finding Growth with Cathie Wood
Jul 07, 2022
Discussing our Zoom Valuation with Will Summerlin and Andrew Kim
Jun 30, 2022
The Future of Blockchain and Healthcare with Dr. Alex Cahana
Jun 23, 2022
End to End 3D Printing with Velo3D CEO Benny Buller
Jun 15, 2022
Transforming the Moving World with Cyrus Sigari
Jun 09, 2022
Stemloop, Biotech, and Rapid Tests with Khalid Alam
Jun 02, 2022
The Future of Robotics as a Service with Saman Farid of Formic
May 26, 2022
Technologies Are Converging
May 19, 2022
Transforming Medicine with Dr. Agnieszka Czechowicz
May 12, 2022
Geopolitics, Innovation, and Deglobalization With Peter Zeihan
May 05, 2022
Discussing Our Tesla Valuation
Apr 29, 2022
Enhancing Human Connection in the Metaverse with Philip Rosedale and Angela Dalton
Apr 21, 2022
Space, Business, and the Business of Space with Jared Isaacman from Shift4 Payments
Apr 14, 2022
The Past, Present, and Future of Genetic Counseling with Emily Fassi
Apr 07, 2022
Renewing Home Energy with Kathy Hannun from Dandelion Energy
Mar 31, 2022
Financing Space with Chris Quilty and Caleb Henry
Mar 24, 2022
Big Ideas 2022 with Cathie Wood and Chris Hayes
Mar 18, 2022
Base Editing with Beam Therapeutics CEO John Evans
Mar 13, 2022
Ultra-Long-Range Genomic Information with Ivan Liachko
Mar 10, 2022
Going to Outer Space with Dr. Christyl Johnson
Mar 03, 2022
Optogenetics, RNA Editing and CRISPR with Dr. Feng Zhang
Feb 25, 2022
On-Chain Data: A Framework to Evaluate Bitcoin
Feb 18, 2022
The Gene-Editing Revolution with Verve Therapeutics
Feb 11, 2022
The Strengths of an Innovation-Based Portfolio
Feb 02, 2022
The CRISPR Revolution and the New Era of Genome Editing with Kevin Davies
Jan 26, 2022
An Outlook on Biotechnology with Sam Kulkarni, CEO CRISPR Therapeutics
Jan 17, 2022
Best of 2021 – FYI Podcast Compilation
Dec 21, 2021
Meet the Scientists: Dr. Omar Abudayyeh and Dr. Jonathan Gootenberg
Nov 19, 2021
The Evolving World of RNA Editing with Dr. David Nelles
Nov 08, 2021
The Creator Economy with Sima Gandhi
Oct 27, 2021
The Past, Present, and Future of the COVID 19 Pandemic with Dr. Scott Gottlieb
Oct 15, 2021
Invisible Technologies with Francis Pedraza
Oct 05, 2021
NFTs with Witek Radomski and Caleb Applegate of Enjin
Sep 22, 2021
Therapeutic Human Gene Editing with Dr. David Liu
Sep 13, 2021
Cross-Border Payment Disruption with Ham Serunjogi
Aug 12, 2021
Nifty Gateway and the Significance of NFTs with Griffin Cock Foster
Aug 02, 2021
The ₿ Word — featuring Cathie Wood, Jack Dorsey, and Elon Musk
Jul 27, 2021
Online Sports Betting with Will Hershey
Jul 13, 2021
The State of Robotaxis in China with Prof. X
Jul 07, 2021
Competitive Mobile Gaming with Andrew Paradise, CEO and Founder of Skillz
Jun 14, 2021
The Future of Genome Editing with Professor David Liu
Jun 07, 2021
The Terra Blockchain with Do Kwon
Jun 03, 2021
Deep Dive into SPACs with Harry Sloan and Eli Baker
May 10, 2021
The Future of Oncology with Dr. Mark Lewis
Apr 30, 2021
Augmented Reality with Paul Travers
Apr 16, 2021
Big Ideas 2021
Apr 05, 2021
How Online Education Prepares Us For the Future of Work with Mitch Daniels
Mar 29, 2021
When Mobile Payments Become Infrastructural with Hong Shen
Mar 11, 2021
Life Science Product Development and Personalized Medicine with SC Moatti
Mar 01, 2021
Autonomous Vehicles Powered By End-To-End Deep Learning with Alex Kendall,
Feb 16, 2021
Understanding mRNA. Conversations with Moderna and Arcturus Therapeutics
Feb 01, 2021
Best of 2020 — FYI Podcast Compilation
Dec 28, 2020
ByteDance, TikTok, and China’s Growing Influence in Global Tech with Matthew Brennan
Dec 10, 2020
The History of Big Data and the Future of Analytics with Muji
Dec 03, 2020
The First AI Chip Startup with Naveen Rao, Nervana Systems
Nov 20, 2020
Using Gene Editing to Cure HIV with Daniel Dornbusch
Nov 13, 2020
The Digital Economy with Gary Vaynerchuk
Nov 01, 2020
Bitcoin As An Investment with Nate Maddrey
Oct 26, 2020
Learn Anything. From Anyone. AI talk with Mckay Wrigley
Oct 06, 2020
The State of Genetic Testing in The US with Rob Metcalf
Sep 25, 2020
Emerging Themes in Fintech with Dan Kimerling
Sep 04, 2020
The Different Sides of Precision Medicine with Jo Bhakdi, CEO and Co-Founder of Quantgene
Aug 20, 2020
Venture Capital Changes and Business Education with Steve Blank
Aug 13, 2020
Esports: Gathering and Growing Communities with Austin Smith
Aug 05, 2020
A Case for Earlier Cancer Detection Strategies with Dr. Bert Vogelstein
Jul 30, 2020
Automation and Robots in The Manufacturing Sector with Tyler and Colby Stilson
Jul 21, 2020
Battery Supply Chain for Electric Vehicles with Simon Moores and Vivas Kumar
Jul 09, 2020
Mobile Payments with Alberto Damasso, Founder and CEO of Satispay
Jun 29, 2020
The Coming Dawn of Self-Driven Cars with Oliver Cameron
Jun 22, 2020
Podcast Monetization Through Subscriptions with Jason Sew Hoy, CEO of Supercast
Jun 12, 2020
Innovation Isn’t Voluntary with Jim McKelvey, Cofounder of Square
Jun 03, 2020
What Nvidia’s New A100 GPU Means For the Data Center and AI
May 26, 2020
Supersonic Travel with Blake Scholl, CEO of Boom Supersonic
May 20, 2020
Be Creative. Together. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Jared Geller Talk About HitRecord
May 17, 2020
The Modern SaaS Industry with Austin Petersmith
May 14, 2020
The Blockchain Mindset with Dr. Alex Cahana
In this virtual, remote, distant world we need to make sure that the technologies 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 […]
Apr 24, 2020
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 […]
Apr 21, 2020
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 […]
Apr 09, 2020
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 […]
Mar 31, 2020
How Innovations in Genomics and Biotech Can Help Us With The COVID-19 Crisis
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 […]
Mar 26, 2020
Business As Usual During Coronavirus – How Innovation Enables Work Remote
Here at ARK we are always talking about disruption and now we are faced 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 […]
Mar 24, 2020
A History of Bitcoin’s Predecessors, Dollarization, and Stablecoins with Nic Carter
Our guest for this week’s episode is Nic Carter, Partner at Castle Island Ventures and Cofounder of 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 […]
Mar 19, 2020
Exploring the Infinite Prospects of Computer Vision AI with Matt Zeiler
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 […]
Mar 11, 2020
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 […]
Mar 02, 2020
How Lululemon Broke the Mold, with Chip Wilson
This week’s guest is Chip Wilson, entrepreneur, philanthropist and most 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. […]
Feb 26, 2020
Bitcoin’s Security Model with Hasu
Eleven years since the creation of Bitcoin, its security model is still 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 […]
Feb 19, 2020
A Proactive Approach for a Pathogen-Free Blood Supply with Dr. Larry Corash
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 […]
Feb 12, 2020
Esports and Gaming Trends with Will Hershey of Roundhill Investments
On the podcast this week, we have Will Hershey, cofounder and CEO of Roundhill 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 […]
Feb 03, 2020
Introduction to ARK’s Big Ideas 2020
Join James Wang as he interviews Cathie Wood (CEO and CIO at ARK Invest) 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.
Jan 14, 2020
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 the 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, […]
Dec 22, 2019
The Beginning of Every Deep Learning Exercise With Manu Sharma and Brian Rieger
In today’s episode, we welcome Manu Sharma and Brian Rieger from Labelbox, 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 […]
Dec 16, 2019
The Power of Deep Learning with Bryan Catanzaro from NVIDIA
We are joined by Bryan Catanzaro, Vice President of Applied Deep Learning 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 […]
Dec 04, 2019
Streaming Wars with Nick Grous
Isn’t everyone talking about streaming wars? This may seem like a new 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 […]
Nov 25, 2019
HD Maps for an Autonomous Future with Ro Gupta
We are joined by Ro Gupta, the CEO of Carmera to discuss his contribution 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 […]
Nov 19, 2019
A Different Type of VC Firm with Eric Vishria from Benchmark
On this episode of FYI we welcome Eric Vishria, General Partner at Benchmark. 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 […]
Nov 10, 2019
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 […]
Nov 05, 2019
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 […]
Oct 28, 2019
A Commitment to Bitcoin with Ric Edelman
Today on the podcast we are joined by Ric Edelman, the founder and chairman 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 […]
Oct 18, 2019
Steve Forbes on the Market, Policy, and the Evolution of Media
On the podcast today, we are joined by Steve Forbes, Chairman and Editor 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 […]
Oct 06, 2019
Tissue Dynamics with Professor Yaakov Nahmias
In this episode of the FYI—For Your Innovation podcast, we welcome Professor 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 […]
Oct 03, 2019
What are Disruptive Innovation Platforms?
For today’s show we welcome Brett Winton, ARK’s Director of Research, 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 […]
Sep 25, 2019
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 […]
Sep 16, 2019
The Vibrant Online Education Space with Aaron Nace
Sep 09, 2019
Building Sustainable Global Trade with Matt Heider, CEO NautilusLabs
On this week’s episode, we are joined by Matt Heider, CEO of Nautilus 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 […]
Aug 28, 2019
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. […]
Aug 22, 2019
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 […]
Aug 14, 2019
The Capital Market Space within FinTech
This week on For Your Innovation, we are talking to Morgan Dunbar, partner 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 […]
Aug 05, 2019
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 […]
Jul 30, 2019
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 […]
Jul 15, 2019
Reimagining the Future of Smart Speakers
On this week’s episode of For Your Innovation, we’re talking to ARK 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 […]
Jul 08, 2019
The Future of AI Hardware with James Wang
On today’s episode we welcome back our very own James Wang to talk about 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 […]
Jun 28, 2019
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 company 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 […]
Jun 18, 2019
The Genomic Revolution with George Church, Ph.D.
Today on FYI – For Your Innovation we are joined by George Church, Ph.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 […]
Jun 10, 2019
Additive Manufacturing at the Forefront of Innovation, with Peter Leys
On today’s episode your host and ARK analyst, Tasha Keeney, sits down 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 […]
Jun 06, 2019
Immunotherapy Part 2, with Dr. Daniel Chen MD PhD
On today’s show we welcome Dr. Daniel Chen MD PhD, formerly Vice President, 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 […]
May 29, 2019
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 […]
May 21, 2019
Analyzing India’s Digital Wallet Adoption After Demonetization, with Nicolas Crouzet and Filippo Mezzanotti
Today Nicolas Crouzet and Filippo Mezzanotti, join us to talk about their 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 […]
May 16, 2019
Immunotherapy and the race to cure cancer with Charles Graeber
Today’s guest is Charles Graeber (@charlesgraeber), author of the book 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 […]
Apr 29, 2019
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 […]
Apr 22, 2019
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 […]
Apr 14, 2019
Israel Innovation with Yishai Fraenkel
On today’s episode, Yishai Fraenkel, Director General and Vice President 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 […]
Apr 08, 2019
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 […]
Apr 01, 2019
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, […]
Mar 26, 2019
The Future of Food Delivery with James Wang
Food delivery platforms like GrubHub, Uber Eats, and Meituan are taking 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 […]
Mar 19, 2019
Evolving Narratives in the Crypto Space with Andreas M. Antonopoulos
On the show today we welcome Andreas M. Antonopoulos (@aantonop) to chat 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 […]
Mar 12, 2019
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 School 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 […]
Mar 04, 2019
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 […]
Feb 25, 2019
On the Road to Full Autonomy With Elon Musk
Today we are thrilled to be in Fremont, CA with Tesla CEO Elon Musk. In 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 […]
Feb 19, 2019
The Effects of Automation and Robots in the Food Industry with Sam Korus
We are joined by our very own automation, energy, and space analyst, Sam 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 […]
Feb 11, 2019
Economics, Trade Relations, And Innovation — Recognizing Investment Potential with Dr. Art Laffer and Cathie Wood
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 […]
Feb 04, 2019
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 […]
Jan 28, 2019
Wright’s Law — Understanding Technology Cost Curves with Brett Winton
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 […]
Jan 23, 2019
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 […]
Jan 14, 2019
Building a Sustainable Future of Electric Powered Vehicles
Welcome back to another episode of the For Your Innovation Podcast. Today 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 […]
Jan 07, 2019
CRISPR Controversy – A conversation with Stanford Prof. Henry Greely
On the show today we welcome Professor Henry Greely from Stanford to talk 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, […]
Dec 17, 2018
Amazon AWS – The Everything Store for Enterprise Computing?
Welcome back to a new episode of FYI, For Your Innovation Podcast, a podcast 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 […]
Dec 10, 2018
Micromobility and the Future of Transportation with Horace Dediu
In this episode of the For Your Innovation Podcast, we chat with Horace 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 […]
Dec 02, 2018
Understanding the Autonomous Vehicle Landscape and the Opportunity it Creates for Investors
Welcome to FYI, the For Your Innovation Podcast. This show offers an intellectual 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 […]
Dec 02, 2018
Welcome to FYI – The For Your Innovation Podcast by ARK Invest
Welcome to FYI! ARK’s podcast offers an intellectual discussion on recent 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 […]
Nov 21, 2018