Robert Cantwell is Founder of Upholdings, the first hedge fund in the U.S. to convert into an ETF. In this episode, Robert and Daniel discuss the evolution of ETFs, why operators make the best investors, and the investment process behind Upholdings’ Compound Kings (KNGS) ETF.
“I think the best investors are operators and the best operators are investors.” – Robert Cantwell
In this episode of Outliers, I’m talking with Robert Cantwell about the world of modern ETFs, how great investors tend to think like founders, and why blockchain is his latest investment interest.
Robert Cantwell is the Founder of Upholdings, the first hedge fund in the U.S. to convert into an ETF with the launch of Compound Kings (KNGS). Robert started his career as an Analyst at Elevation Partners, which was co-founded by U2’s lead singer Bono. He then worked at the long/short hedge fund Meru Capital before serving as Everlane’s CFO for 5 years. Robert founded Upholdings in 2019 and launched Compound Kings (KNGS) in 2020. To date, Compound Kings has dramatically outperformed the S&P 500.
Show notes with links, quotes, and a transcript of the episode: https://www.danielscrivner.com/notes/robert-cantwell-outliers-show-notes
Chapters in this interview:
Sign up here for Outliers Weekly, our Sunday newsletter that highlights the latest episode, expands on important business and investing concepts, and contains the best of what we read each week.
Follow Outliers on Twitter: https://twitter.com/heyoutliers.
If you loved this episode, please share a quick review on Apple Podcasts.
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices