• 3d printing, additive manufacturing, materialise, peter lay, tasha keeney

    Additive Manufacturing at the Forefront of Innovation, with Peter Leys

    by | Podcast

    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 […]

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    ARK Disrupt Issue 128: Supercomputers, Cryptoassets, Batteries, & 3D Printing

    by | News
    Mentioned Companies: AUDVF, IBM, NVDA, SSYS, TSLA

    Please enjoy ARK Disrupt Issue 128. This blog series is based on ARK Brainstorming, a weekly discussion between our CEO, Director of Research, thematic analysts, ARK’s theme developers, thought leaders, and investors. It is designed to present you with the most recent innovation takeaways and to keep you engaged in an ongoing discussion on investing in […]

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    ARK Disrupt Issue 124: 3D Printing, Tesla, Google Duplex, Fintech, & CRISPR

    by | News
    Mentioned Companies: AAPL, ADSK, GM, GOOG, GS, TWTR

    Please enjoy ARK Disrupt Issue 124. This blog series is based on ARK Brainstorming, a weekly discussion between our CEO, Director of Research, thematic analysts, ARK’s theme developers, thought leaders, and investors. It is designed to present you with the most recent innovation takeaways and to keep you engaged in an ongoing discussion on investing in […]

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    March mARKet Update Webinar

    by | Market Insights Webinar

    March mARKet update Spotlight: Market Review, 3D Printing Market, Artificial Intelligence (AI)   ‘mARKet update’ | What We Discovered This Month We invite you to join our 30-minute monthly webinar series presented by ARK’s Chief Investment Officer, Catherine D. Wood, and her teams of thematic analysts. The webinar offers a Q&A-based discussion on recent market […]

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    ARK Disrupt Issue 114: The Server Market, Batteries, and On-Demand Manufacturing

    by | News

    Please enjoy ARK Disrupt Issue 114. This blog series is based on ARK Brainstorming, a weekly discussion between our CEO, Director of Research, thematic analysts, ARK’s theme developers, thought leaders, and investors. It is designed to present you with the most recent innovation takeaways and to keep you engaged in an ongoing discussion on investing in […]

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    Big Ideas 2018

    by | Market Insights

    Since our founding in 2014, ARK Invest has had one focus: Disruptive Innovation. We define disruptive innovation as the introduction of a technologically enabled new product or service that is going to change the way the world works and make it a better place. Seeking to educate investors and innovation enthusiasts, ARK decided to publish […]

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    Industrial Robot Cost Decline

    by | Industrial

    According to ARK’s research, industrial robot1 costs will drop by roughly 65%, to levels much lower than most analysts now anticipate, by 2025. Combined with advances in machine learning and computer vision, this drop in costs should cause an inflection point in the demand for robots as they infiltrate new industries with more provocative use […]

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    Big Ideas 2017

    by | News

    Rooted in almost 40 years of experience, ARK Invest aims to identify large-scale investment opportunities resulting from technological change. We believe innovation is key to growth. From a broad spectrum of disruptive innovations, Big Ideas represents our annual breakout of technologies that we believe will accelerate significantly in the months ahead. Each section provides you with a brief introduction before illustrating […]

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    ARK Disrupt Issue 65: Bitcoin ETF, Deep Learning, 3D Printing, CRISPR

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    Please enjoy ARK Disrupt Issue 65. This blog series is based on ARK Brainstorming, a weekly discussion between our CEO, Director of Research, thematic analysts, ARK’s theme developers, thought leaders, and investors. It is designed to present you with the most recent innovation takeaways and to keep you engaged in an ongoing discussion on investing in […]

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    Why ARK Created A 3D Printing Index

    by | Industrial

    We created the Total 3D Printing Index to track the performance of the 3D printing market as a whole. Watch our 3mins explanation video to better understand the 3D printing opportunity:   3D Printing, or more broadly, additive manufacturing, is the process of building objects layer-by-layer instead of using a mold or removing material from a larger block. This allows […]

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    Disruptive Innovation Updates – Best of Last Week’s Brainstorming

    by | News
    Mentioned Companies: DDD, FB, TSLA, TWTR

    This is a blog series based on ARK Brainstorming, a weekly discussion between our CEO, Director of Research, thematic analysts, ARK’s theme developers, thought leaders and investors. It is designed to keep you engaged in an ongoing discussion on investing in innovation. 1. The Gigafactory Tour This past Wednesday Tesla invited media to tour the […]

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    Competition Within The 3D Printing Industry is Heating Up: Validating Its Market Potential

    by | Industrial
    Mentioned Companies: DDD, SSYS

    Over the past year, the 3D printing industry has undergone a dramatic transformation. ARK’s research shows that, while printer manufacturer earnings were hard hit in 2015, the companies have begun to restructure, shifting priorities to industrial applications. More competition has emerged from both traditional inkjet veterans and startups, and the consumer printer market has become […]

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    3D Printing: Innovation Case Studies

    by | Industrial
    Mentioned Companies: ADS, AIR, FMC, GE, NKE

    3D printing is still a young industry. Today, the technology is mainly used to make prototypes but has penetrated only a slice of the end-use parts market, which ARK estimates could be an additional $500 billion opportunity.1 Manufacturers who choose not to adopt additive manufacturing and use 3D printed parts may very well be left in the […]

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    3D Printing Market: Analysts Are Underestimating the Future

    by | Industrial
    Mentioned Companies: ADSK, DDD, GE, LMT, SSYS, XONE

    UPDATE: This article has been updated as of April 20, 2016 with the most recent 3D printing market data available. The size of the 3D printing market could grow by orders of magnitude in the next decade. Wall Street estimates a three to six fold increase from present reports, and Wohler’s doubled their forecast from 2013 […]

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    Stocks Pare Gains After Strong Jobs Report

    by | News
    Mentioned Companies: DDD, MTLS, SSYS, XONE

    ARK Invest CEO/CIO, Cathie Wood sits down with Yahoo Finance‘s Jen Rogers to discuss why the blowout February jobs report was actually good news. She also analyzes the market’s response to a potential Trump nomination. In addition, Cathie explains why good news is actually becoming good news, despite the recent period of uncertainty and volatility. “Anyone […]

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    Stratasys: A Value Stock in a Growth Industry

    by | Industrial
    Mentioned Companies: DDD, HPQ, SSYS, XONE

    UPDATE: This Stratasys article has been updated following the results of the July 30th, 2015 Q2 earnings call. Down 75% from its peak and trading at 60% of book, Stratasys has become a value stock in a growth industry. Clearly, fears of share loss, platform obsolescence, and/or commoditization have discouraged investors. To justify this valuation, however, […]

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    3D Printing: The Path to Cheaper, Faster Drug Approval

    by | Industrial
    Mentioned Companies: ADSK, JNJ, ONVO, PFE, RHHBY

    3D Bioprinted tissue may offer a better way of screening drugs before human trials. Pharmaceutical companies could use the tissue for preclinical testing and drug discovery research, enabling faster and lower cost clinical trials. The current preclinical phase of drug development is markedly inefficient. A staggering 94%1 of drugs that pass animal tests fail during human […]

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    Could Hewlett-Packard be a Serious 3D Printing Competitor Next Year?

    by | Industrial
    Mentioned Companies: DDD, HPQ, INTC, SSYS, XONE

    At Consumer Electronics Show 2015, Intel exhibited the new Hewlett-Packard Sprout desktop, the first component of HP’s 3D printing ecosystem. During the next two years, it will introduce a 3D printer and a new printing technology called Multi Jet Fusion.1 Should players like Stratasys and 3D Systems  be worried about HP’s new solution entering the 3D printing […]

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    Materialise Knee Guide Saves Time, Money, & Surprises

    by | Health
    Mentioned Companies: AET, CI, DDD, HNT, ISRG, MTLS, SSYS, UNH, WLP, XONE

    This September, Holy Family General Hospital in Reet, Belgium performed the first total knee replacement surgery using Materialise’s X-ray knee guide solution. The software converts 2D X-ray images into 3D images and printable surgical models for planning surgeries. The knee guide from Materialise eliminates the need for an MRI or CT scan to create a […]