How to invest in the fourth industrial revolution

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Matthew Norris, Adviser to the VT Gravis Digital Infrastructure Income Fund

Matthew Norris, Adviser to the VT Gravis Digital Infrastructure Income Fund

The digital age is firmly here. In just one minute on the internet, likely the length of time it will take you to read these first few lines, there will have been 4.1 million Google searches conducted and 400,000 apps downloaded.

There is little doubt that the ‘fourth industrial revolution' in which digital technologies pervade every area of life is well underway.  Technology today is of a speed and sophistication that would have once fallen well beyond the reach of many of our imaginations, and as this advanced tech becomes accessible to an increasing number of people, so too does the demand for the data that powers and enables it. Data is being generated all day, every day, and is increasingly consumed via more mobile means for a vast number of activities. It has created a ‘virtuous circle' of connectivit...

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