Investing Apps: Acorns
Did you know that Contemporary art prices have outpaced the S&P 500 for over 25 years?
In today’s uncertain economic environment, it might be time to explore alternative asset classes.
Masterworks is the first platform making it possible to invest in multimillion-dollar works from artists like Banksy, Kaws, Basquiat, and many more. Investors of all types who seek to improve their portfolio performance use our proprietary data. Contemporary art prices have appreciated by 14.1% annually on average from 1995-2021 1H.
Acorns offers investment accounts and banking services. It is well known for its “Round-Ups” feature where spare change is automatically invested into an ETF.
Masterworks vs. Acorns at a glance
Investment accounts, retirement planning, banking services
Investments in blue-chip contemporary art
Democratizing investments access
*as of Mar 3, 2022
What makes Masterworks
the best Acorns alternative?
Why invest in art?
Based on Masterworks research, contemporary art prices have increased 13.6% on an annualized basis from 1995-2021 1H
Potential Inflation Hedge
During periods from 1985-2020 when inflation was equal to or higher than 3.0%, contemporary art prices had an average real price appreciation of 23.2%.
Citi Private Bank calculated a correlation coefficient of 0.19 between contemporary Art and the S&P 500 from 1985-2020
What people are saying?
“It's a brilliant business model that is tearing down the barriers to entry into the art market.”
"There are more than 9,000 firms that help investors allocate to venture and private equity, but none other than Masterworks that facilitates fractional investment in art."
“Masterworks’ track record has earned it over 350,000 members and over $500 million in assets under management as of March, and it’s just getting started.”