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Disruptive technologies: A step closer to the future

Disruptive technologies are new technologies that overtake an existing way of doing things with a new innovation. For example, Netflix is considered a disruptive technology because it has changed the way people watch films. According to ArkInvest, which was created by Catherine Wood, ArkInvest is a fund that focuses solely on disruptive innovation and offers investment solutions to investors seeking long-term growth in the public markets. Ark investors see new technologies as profitable. Here are a few companies focused on developing disruptive technologies.


About: Tesla is an American car company that has been dominating the self-driving and clean energy car industry. It was created in 2003 and has been headed by Elon Musk since 2008 till date. They have produced the Model S, Model 3, Model X, Model Y, etc. They are successful because they have progressed a lot with their electric cars and their self-driving cars.

Disrupting transportation with clean energy and AI Self-Driving features.


About: Organovo is in the biotech industry. It is a medical laboratory that is still in its early stages that creates a three-dimensional representation of the human body for medical research and evaluation. It was founded in 2007, and its headquarters are in California.

They are disrupting medical research with revolutionary technology in the medical field. Their tech can be used to teach medical students.


About: eyeHand is a company that developed a device that uses a bracelet to turn your hand into a smart screen.

eyeHand disrupts mobile phone technology of today. It can be a revolutionary device that can displace our traditional touchscreen phones. eyeHand will be an amazing device because it is user-friendly and has the ability to share information and connect with other devices around it. The fact that it is worn as a bracelet would make it hard to lose unlike smart phones of today.


About: BioBots is another biotech company. They combine 3-D printing and biology. Their 3-D bioprinter can print living tissues using biochinks.

BioBots disrupts the medical research industry. It can change the medical industry by providing tissue that can be needed for surgery and other medical areas. Bioprinters are already in use in some universities in the US.


About: Neuralink is another one of Elon Musk’s disruptive technologies. They specialize in making chips that can be inserted into the human brain and can control technological devices. So far they have had a lot of progress and have even gone as far as to implant the chip in a pig named Gertrude. The chip is inserted in the brain by a robot making the process even more precise and safe.

Neuralink is a disruptive technology that links biology with technology- the chip can help merge the gap between technology and humans.

Arinze Okigbo is a 15 years old tech-enthusiast. He writes about tech and how it affects the world around us.

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