How investors can use 'disruptor thinking'

Katrina Lloyd
Investment Week editor Katrina Lloyd

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...

To continue reading this article...

Join Investment Week

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the investment industry, including the Sustainable Hub covering fund news from the ESG space
  • Get ahead of regulatory and technological changes affecting fund management
  • Important and breaking news stories selected by the editors delivered straight to your inbox each day
  • Weekly members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from leading industry experts
  • Be the first to hear about our extensive events schedule and awards programmes

Join now


Already an Investment Week


More on Specialist

Amazon shares are down 40% from its peak

Growth stock pickers feel like 'a kid in a candy shop'

'It is time to go shopping'

clock 22 June 2022 • 4 min read
Hari Ramanan, CIO of global research strategies at Neuberger Berman

Neuberger Berman: Staying on theme

Diverse exposure

Hari Ramanan
clock 26 May 2022 • 4 min read
Ritu Vohora of T. Rowe Price

From beverage manufacturers to luxury goods: How pricing power trumps inflation

Valuations matter more than before

Ritu Vohora
clock 12 May 2022 • 4 min read