How investors can use 'disruptor thinking'

Katrina Lloyd
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Investment Week editor Katrina Lloyd
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Investment Week editor Katrina Lloyd

The theme of disruption is one which excites considerable interest among investors, perhaps because many want to capitalise on 'the next big thing' and avoid disrupted companies and sectors.

In recent times, the rise of the big tech disruptors such as the FAANGs and Chinese contenders such as Tencent and Alibaba has captured many of the headlines. Meanwhile, other hugely disruptive elements for the investment industry involve new technologies including blockchain - whose potential to radically change our sector is still in the early stages of being understood - and the use of artificial intelligence and Big Data as part of the decision-making process.    BNP Paribas launches disruptive tech fund As recently reported in the Financial Times, investment groups have more t...

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