3D Printing

3D printing has been around since the 1980s, but it is only in the past decade that the technology has really…

5G

Although some people may simply think of 5G as a replacement for WiFi, the overall potential of the technology…

Adtech

Adtech is a relatively new industry that has become part of the fabric of the modern world, and it’s only just…

Alternative Assets

For investors interested in the nontraditional, there are options available and those options have perks. And…

Aquaculture

According to the United Nations, about 47 percent of the world's total fish supply comes from aquaculture. This…

Artificial Intelligence

From the advent of self-driving cars to spam filtering to smart voice assistants to detecting water leaks,…

Asia

The truth is, this is not just a China story anymore— it’s a story of a new Asia bursting with emerging…

Automation

If automation makes you think about robots, you aren’t alone. But, while smart robotics is a major part of the…

Automotive

In the U.S., the automotive industry employs tens of thousands of skilled workers in all 50 states, which is in…

Baby Boomers

Born between 1946 and 1964, today there are more than 71 million Baby Boomers in the U.S all between the ages…

Big Data

We create an astonishing amount of data every day. Finding patterns and trends may seem impossible, but…

Biotech

If you are the sort of person who enjoys a cold beer after a long day, it may surprise you to learn that the…

Bitcoin

Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency. It is not backed a government or issued by a central bank, and its…

Blockchain

Blockchain is most simply defined as a reliable, difficult-to-hack record of transactions – and of who owns…

Cancer Treatment

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. It’s awful for the hundreds of thousands of patients…

Cannabis

Voters legalized cannabis sales in Colorado and Washington in 2012, and now other states across the country are…

Children

Baby-tech, parent-tech, fam-tech… call it what you will. The fact of the matter is, most millennials are having…

China

China, the first country to deal with COVID-19, has also been the first to see some recovery, with economic…

Climate Change

Climate change is a problem that is so large and complex that it simply cannot be tackled by one group acting…

Cloud Computing (SaaS)

Software-as-a-Service is now standard, from mobile phones and laptops to business solutions for the largest of…

Commodities

Commodities are “raw materials or agricultural products that can be bought and sold.” They generally fall into…

Cryptocurrency

More and more, cryptocurrencies are becoming a medium of exchange. But they’re not your average dollar.…

Cybersecurity

The global cybersecurity market was worth about $161 billion in 2019 and is projected to grow to about $363…

Data Infrastructure

The power of big data is a frontier of sorts. And, beyond the companies looking to improve their own businesses…

Direct Listing

Once uncharted territory, pursuing a direct listing is becoming less and less an anomaly. “An IPO is no longer…

Diversity

There’s a saying that “teamwork makes the dream work.” In the modern world, a diverse team can be the…

Driverless Cars

It still might sound like science fiction, but driverless cars are already on the road around the world.

Ecommerce

Here is the short story of how the ecommerce we know on our screens today came to be in a relatively short…

Electric Vehicles

What was once (not too long ago) a niche sideshow in the automotive market is poised to take over the whole…

Emerging Markets

With growing, increasingly affluent populations and innovative technologies, emerging markets offer opportunity…

eSports

The last 12 months have been challenging for the sports industry. Canceled seasons, empty stadiums and…

Fintech

Financial technology is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the market today. Here's some advise on how to…

Forestry

Forestry involves meeting the economic needs of the present while laying the groundwork for ecological health…

Geothermal

Geothermal energy is nothing new. It goes back as far as the first century A.D. in Pompei, where baths were…

Gold

As kids, we buried “secret treasure” in the backyard. We didn’t know then, let alone care, about the state of…

Green Initiatives (ESG)

Where climate change was once a theory that people accepted or not in the same way that they preferred cream or…

Healthcare

Worldwide, the healthcare industry is worth $8.45 trillion and accounts for about 10% of most GDPs. This is on…

Human Rights

From climate change to women’s rights to anti-discrimination, human rights issues are more pervasive corporate…

Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy isn’t entirely new, but it’s quickly becoming a major player in the world of cancer care and…

Impact Investing

Lots of things didn’t play out so well in 2020, but impact investing— including environmental, social, and…

Infrastructure

As the economy rides out the new reality of the Coronavirus, spending on infrastructure could be an answer to…

Insurance Technology

Insurance, however competitive, is an industry that seems entrenched in archaic processes. This might not be…

Internet of Things (IoT)

The purpose of IoT is for physical objects to sense and report information in real-time so that a process can…

Land

For an open-minded investor, the idea of investing in land might bring to mind a range of dreams: a “sold” sign…

LGBTQ

Socially conscious investing is on the rise. According to a report by the US SIF Foundation, 1 in 4 assets of…

Logistics

The rise of e-commerce over the past 20 years has radically altered consumer expectations, and one of the most…

Medical Devices

Medical devices are any instrument, apparatus, implement, machine, appliance, implant, or reagent intended for…

Military & Defense

Military spending exceeded $622 billion last year. Here's how to profit off the industry that makes up 3.1% of…

Millennials

When it comes to buying, millennials care about more than the price— they care about a company’s core values.…

Mobile Payments

The rise of mobile payments has transformed that way we pay for everyday items and simplified how we share…

MRI

An MRI is a “non-invasive imaging technology that produces three dimensional detailed anatomical images.” The…

Municipal Bonds

When you see the latest hospital, school, highway, or airport alongside the road, you might not immediately…

Nanotechnology

Advances in nanotechnology are improving bulletproof vests, making plastic beer bottles possible, and coating…

Nuclear Power

Nuclear power has long found opposition from environmentalists specifically because of the challenges…

Organic Agriculture

Organic agriculture represents a unique opportunity to serve an undersupplied but growing market with products…

Pets

We call them our fur babies, we treat them like humans, and we don’t hesitate to spend money on them. The…

Precious Metals

Geopolitical and macroeconomic uncertainty seem to describe 2020 well enough. So, it’s no surprise that these…

Precision Agriculture

The world is facing a food crisis. Not in some distant future, but today, as a growing global population and…

Precision Medicine

In response to the limitations of traditional medicine, there is growing interest in a new approach called…

Psychedelic Medicine

While the term “psychedelic” might conjure up thoughts of tie-dye, flares, and rock music, psychedelics have…

Real Estate

For all of the lost jobs and unknowns about how the economy will recover, the real estate industry is holding…

Retirement Income

From pay cuts to reduced employer retirement savings matching, COVID has no doubt impacted retirement for many…

Robotics

Robotics today is about far more than science-fiction, and the industry is reinventing manufacturing,…

Robotics & Drones

From military and defense applications, to surveying and data collection, drones are everywhere these days.…

Seniors

When considering the economic impact of senior citizens, it all starts with “the longevity economy.” That is:…

Sensors

Sensors are devices that “detect events or changes in the environment and then provide the corresponding…

Smartphones

Smartphones have changed the fabric of our lives. From instant news updates, to social media, to checking our…

Solar Energy

Solar energy has become a serious global energy contender over the past decade as solar technology has become…

Sports

When it comes to investing in sports, opportunity abounds, especially for those who think beyond the playing…

Streaming

With the steady increase in internet access and speed over the past 10+ years, we gained the remarkable ability…

Sustainable Energy (Alternative)

Renewable energy has a presence on both the American and the global stages with lots of room for growth.…

Toys

While as adults we might have a strong sense of nostalgia about walking through a toy store lined with aisles…

Travel

The global travel and tourism sector accounts for 10.3% of global gross domestic product and supports 330…

Urbanization

Urbanization as a megatrend is not lost on investors. With changes happening at hyper speed, a host of…

Utilities

Utility investments offer a unique way to diversify a portfolio— providing stability and returns almost as…

Vegan

While vegetarian diets typically eliminate meat and fish, veganism eliminates all items of animal origin,…

Video Games

The video game market offers a unique investment opportunity because the industry is projected to continue its…

Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is a type of technology that “shuts out the physical world,” creating a completely immersive…

Waste Management

While investing in trash might not seem appealing, the predictability of the returns the industry generates…

Water

The world is facing a growing water crisis, but new innovations promise to bring clean, sustainable water to…

Wearables

Smart watches, fitness trackers, high-tech clothing, glasses, and more— wearables have gone from a futuristic…

Wind Energy

Wind is a form of solar energy caused by the sun’s uneven heating of the atmosphere, irregularities in the…

Women’s Leadership

Women’s leadership in the workplace is a work in progress. But for many, it’s not advancing quickly enough.