Rose Park Advisors, LLC (RPA), based in Boston, MA, is a specialized
investment firm focused on identifying investment opportunities by
applying the framework of disruptive innovation. On the long side, we
apply the disruptive innovation framework to identify companies whose
strategy is well suited to take advantage of change. On the short side,
we identify incumbent companies whose future vitality is threatened by
A key finding of founder Clayton Christensen's research is that many of
the companies that grow from start-ups to become industry giants are
built around innovations that create new markets or reshape existing
ones. Just as established companies systematically underestimate how
large entrant competitors will become, tools of financial analysis
systematically under-estimate their growth potential. Because these
entrant companies tend to be misunderstood, the market misjudges their
impact, presenting an investment opportunity.
Rose Park Advisors LLC was founded in 2007 by Harvard Business School's
Clayton Christensen, the NY Times bestselling author of The Innovator's
Dilemma, and architect of the framework of disruptive innovation.
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general public, and the funds it manages are not open for investment by
members of the general public. Under no circumstances should any
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