Tag: Disruptive Tech

Unprecedented Times Yield Extraordinary Innovations

Think back to the “space race” in the latter half of the 20th century. A plethora of new technologies were necessary in order to achieve the ultimate goal of putting a man in space. In the end, the world achieved this historic milestone, but the byproducts yielded from this monumental objective would have a lasting… Read more »

2020 Cyber Security Recap

HACK: +40.83%* in 2020 Although cyber security headlines were probably not top of mind for all given 2020’s news cycle, this did not slow down bad actors who use cyber security, or lack thereof, to effect and infect the world around them. Highly visible Twitter accounts were targeted to push a Bitcoin agenda, Marriott was hacked… Read more »

Your Monthly Thematic Roundup: 2/2/21

Your Monthly Thematic Roundup: Vol. 01 | 2/2/21 Top 2020 performers and a “Cinderella Story” to start off the new year. #3: Israeli Tech ITEQ: +59.93%* in 2020 Clean Energy and Internet Software stocks were the two biggest drivers of ITEQ®‘s index. Mix in a new outlook on politics with “The Abraham Accords” in the… Read more »

ETFMG Adds Biotech to their Thematic ETF Lineup with GERM

SUMMIT, N.J.–(June 18, 2020) — ETFMG, a leading thematic ETF issuer, announced today the launch of its latest innovative exchange traded fund, the ETFMG Treatments, Testing and Advancements ETF (NYSE Arca: GERM). GERM seeks to answer investor demand for direct exposure to the biotech companies directly engaged in the testing and treatments of infectious diseases…. Read more »

ETFMG Extends Sponsorship of UFC Heavyweight Alexey Oleynik

ETFMG Extends Sponsorship of UFC Veteran Heavyweight Alexey Oleynik SUMMIT, N.J., May 7, 2020 — ETF Managers Group (ETFMG), an industry leader in bringing innovative thematic ETFs to market, has announced the extension of its headline-making partnership with powerhouse UFC heavyweight, Alexey Oleynik. The extension of this unique sponsorship comes ahead of Oleynik’s upcoming fight in… Read more »

HACK Commentary Q2 2019

Executive Summary On May 7th, the city of Baltimore realized it was the target of a ransomware attack in which critical files were encrypted remotely and held hostage for ransom. The city notified the FBI and took many systems offline to keep the attack from spreading. The attack took down voice mail, email, a parking… Read more »

IPAY Commentary Q1 2019

ETFMG Prime Mobile Payments ETF IPAY 2019 Q1 Commentary

Executive Summary Two of the largest mergers in mobile payments history were announced in the first quarter. In January, Fiserv announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire First Data in an all-stock deal with a value of approximately $22 billion. In March, Fidelity National Information Services agreed to buy Worldpay for about $35… Read more »

HACK Commentary Q1 2019

ETFMG Prime Cyber Security ETF HACK 2019 Q1 Commentary

Executive Summary In January, what has been called the largest leak of personal information ever was found by a security researcher. Called “Collection #1,” the database contained over 773 million unique email addresses and 21 million unique passwords. A review determined the database had email addresses and passwords from over 2000 previous breaches and an… Read more »