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Luncheon Event:   Capturing the Growth in Emerging Markets: 1 Billion New Consumers With Smartphones

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Over the next ten years, the Emerging Market consumer is expected to grow three times faster than their developed counterparts. With the internet becoming increasingly affordable and accessible, the majority of the world's population is now leapfrogging traditional consumption patterns and beginning to consume online for the first time. EMQQ will delve into the greater influence of this new consumer wave, their preference for online shopping via the smartphone and ways for investors to gain targeted exposure to the rapidly expanding e-commerce segment.
  • How the smartphone is capturing the growth of the Emerging Markets consumer sector
  • Flaws in the largest Emerging Market ETF's
  • Insights and key growth stories on some of the largest companies in the world that you may never have heard of
About EMQQ:
The Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF (NYSE: EMQQ) is an exchange traded fund ("ETF") that tracks an index of leading Internet and Ecommerce companies serving Emerging Markets. It seeks to offer investors exposure to the growth of online consumption in the developing world. EMQQ holdings operate in diverse markets such as India, China, Brazil, Turkey, Nigeria and Indonesia, to name a few. To be included, the companies must derive their profits from Ecommerce or Internet activities and include search engines, online retail, social networking, online video, e-payments, online gaming and online travel.
About the Speaker:
Mr. Carter is the founder of EMQQ the Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce ETF (NYSE: EMQQ) and Chairman of the EMQQ Index Committee. Prior to EMQQ Mr. Carter was the Founder & CEO of AlphaShares, an investment firm offering five Emerging Markets ETFs in partnership with Guggenheim Investments. Previously Mr. Carter was the Founder & CEO of Active Index Advisors acquired by Natixis in 2005 and the Founder & CEO of eInvesting acquired by ETRADE in 2000. Mr. Carter received a degree in Economics from the University of Arizona and began his career in 1992 with Robertson Stephens & Company.

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Equity Investments

Start Time

2/15/2018 11:30 AM

End Time

2/15/2018 1:30 PM


Newport Beach



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​The Pacific Club

4110 MacArthur Blvd.

Newport Beach, CA 92660


Kevin T. Carter, EMQQ

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