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More Than Bitcoin: Motif Launches Blockchain Thematic Portfolio


Motif introduces thematic portfolio that gives exposure to companies leading the charge in blockchain technology

Motif, a technology-driven thematic investing company, today introduced a new thematic portfolio that makes it easy for investors to benefit from the evolving blockchain ecosystem. The portfolio, created in response to client interest, is designed to track companies utilizing blockchain technology. The Blockchain motif is available now at www.motif.com/blockchain.

Although blockchain has been linked with the cryptocurrency buzz, Bitcoin is only one application of blockchain technology. Blockchain is a “distributed ledger” that uses a decentralized network to record transactions between two parties permanently, securely, and efficiently. The market is estimated to grow to $7.6 billion by 2022 with North America holding the largest market share1.

The Blockchain motif includes 20 companies at the forefront of blockchain deployment with emphasis on digital currency networks, financial institutions, and companies that use blockchain as a service.

Blockchain is the newest thematic portfolio to join the company’s award-winning trading platform2 centered around investing in motifs—intelligently weighted baskets of stocks built around themes, investing styles or multi-asset models. There are more than 150 professionally built motifs, and more than 300,000 community-created motifs.

To learn more about the Blockchain motif and its methodology, visit www.motif.com/blockchain.

About Motif

Motif Investing, Inc., (“Motif”) is a technology-driven thematic investing company that uncovers the drivers of long-term, thematic trends to create breakthrough financial products for individual investors, financial institutions and investment advisors. Motif is a registered broker-dealer and a member of SIPC.

The company’s investors include Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and Renren Inc. Board members include former Securities Exchange Commission Chairman Arthur Levitt and former Boston Consulting Group Chairman Carl Stern.

Investing in securities involves risks you should be aware of prior to making an investment decision, including the possible loss of principal. An investment in individual stocks, or a collection of stocks focused on a particular theme or idea, such as a motif, may be subject to increased risk of price fluctuation over more diversified holdings due to adverse developments which can affect a particular industry or sector. Investments in motifs, in particular motifs with a narrow or targeted investment strategy and can be subject to similar sector risks than more broadly diversified investments. Motif makes no representation regarding the suitability of a particular investment or investment strategy. You are responsible for all investment decisions you make including understanding the risks involved with your investment strategy.

1 https://www.marketsandmarkets.com/PressReleases/blockchain-technology.asp

2 https://www.motifinvesting.com/about/press/press_release/motif-three-peats-fintech-company-rank-cnbcs-disruptor-50-list-past-three-years

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