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Established in 2016 by AI practitioners and financial industry experts, Qraft is a pioneer in the use of AI in investment decision making.
Our team, comprised of data scientists and researchers, data engineers, and investment experts, develop investment solutions enabled by AI.
We hold numerous patents related to our AI intellectual property, and our innovative products and services have been adopted by major financial institutions around the world.
Innovation in Investment Management
Artificial intelligence (AI) leverages computers and machines to mimic the problem-solving and decision-making capabilities of the human mind.
While AI is a broad term, at Qraft, AI involves using deep neural networks, which have the ability to learn patterns without human intervention. For us, using AI means having the ability to train with past data yet being able to adapt to new information.
Qraft believes that finding strategies that beat the market is becoming increasingly difficult and as a result, more expensive. AI offers the ability to find new strategies that may take many human analysts to do, while also making the strategies adaptable to the ever-changing market environment. By putting this technology to work through an ETF, Qraft aims to make complex quantitative strategies more accessible and at a lower cost.
Each security selected for inclusion in the portfolio and its weighting in the portfolio is determined by our AI models.
Man and Machine
While humans lead Qraft’s product design and provide supervision to help ensure controls, investment decisions are the result of our AI processes.
Hard work, skill, dedication, and innovation all come to mind when thinking about a craftsman. The name Qraft is an amalgamation of the words ‘Quant’ and ‘Craft’, conveying the purpose of Qraft in crafting quantitative solutions for clients using our proprietary AI technology.
How we Started
Marcus Kim, the founder of Qraft Technologies, was a quant trader frustrated with the amount of work and the short life span of the strategies he was using. That frustration drove him to find a solution - artificial intelligence. Qraft Technologies, founded in Korea in 2016, is the product of Marcus’s dream. Qraft’s AI is the solution that powers four ETFs, QRFT, AMOM, HDIV, and NVQ.
Our intellectual property includes innovations in technology and artificial intelligence spanning our proprietary trading and order execution tools, asset price prediction, and portfolio generation. Today, Qraft has been awarded ten patents, with more pending.
Investors should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. For a prospectus or summary prospectus with this and other information about the Fund, please call 1-855-973-7880 or visit our website at www.qraftaietf.com. Read the prospectus or summary prospectus carefully before investing.
The Funds are distributed by Foreside Fund Services, LLC
Investing involves risk, including loss of principal. The Funds are subject to numerous risks including but not limited to: Equity Risk, Sector Risk, Large Cap Risk, Management Risk, and Trading Risk. The Funds rely heavily on a proprietary artificial intelligence selection model as well as data and information supplied by third parties that are utilized by such model. To the extent the model does not perform as designed or as intended, the Fund’s strategy may not be successfully implemented and the Funds may lose value. Additionally, the funds are non-diversified, which means that they may invest more of their assets in the securities of a single issuer or a smaller number of issuers than if they were a diversified fund. As a result, each Fund may be more exposed to the risks associated with and developments affecting an individual issuer or a smaller number of issuers than a fund that invests more widely. A new or smaller fund's performance may not represent how the fund is expected to or may perform in the long term if and when it becomes larger and has fully implemented its investment strategies. Read the prospectus for additional details regarding risks.
QRAFT AI-Enhanced U.S. Large Cap ETF: Companies in the health care sector are subject to extensive government regulation and their profitability can be significantly affected by restrictions on government reimbursement for medical expenses, rising costs of medical products and services, pricing pressure (including price discounting), limited product lines and an increased emphasis on the delivery of health care through outpatient services.
QRAFT AI-Enhanced U.S. Large Cap Momentum ETF: The Fund is subject to the risk that market or economic factors impacting technology companies and companies that rely heavily on technology advances could have a major effect on the value of the Fund’s investments. The value of stocks of technology companies and companies that rely heavily on technology is particularly vulnerable to rapid changes in technology product cycles, rapid product obsolescence, the loss of patent, copyright and trademark protections, government regulation and competition, both domestically and internationally, including competition from foreign competitors with lower production costs. Technology companies and companies that rely heavily on technology, especially those of smaller, less-seasoned companies, tend to be more volatile than the overall market.
QRAFT AI-Enhanced US High Dividend ETF: Securities that pay dividends, as a group, may be out of favor with the market and underperform the overall equity market or stocks of companies that do not pay dividends. In addition, changes in the dividend policies of the companies held by the Fund or the capital resources available for such company’s dividend payments may adversely affect the Fund. In the event a company reduces or eliminates its dividend, the Fund may not only lose the dividend payout but the stock price of the company may also fall.
QRAFT AI-Enhanced U.S. Next Value ETF: The value approach to investing involves the risk that stocks may remain undervalued, undervaluation may become more severe, or perceived undervaluation may actually represent intrinsic value. Value stocks may underperform the overall equity market while the market concentrates on growth stocks. The small- and mid-capitalization companies in which the Fund invests may be more vulnerable to adverse business or economic evens than larger, more established companies, and may underperform other segments of the market or the equity market as a whole. Securities of small- and mid-capitalization companies generally trade in lower volumes, are often more vulnerable to market volatility, and are subject to greater and more unpredictable price changes than larger capitalization stocks or the stock market as a whole.
Alpha – Alpha is a measure of the active return on an investment, the performance of that investment compared with a suitable market index.
AutoML – Short for Automated Machine Learning, AutoML is the automation of the machine learning process to make machine learning jobs simpler, easier, and faster.
Kirin API - Developed by Qraft’s data scientists, integrates multiple vendors to provide both macroeconomic and company fundamentals with the correct point-in-time data.