In the News

Recent media and interviews

Media Highlights

April 24, 2024

Democracy as a Factor in International Investing

Hosted by Bob Huebscher, Vettafi Advisor Perspectives

Gaining Perspective Podcast

Julie Cane and Chris Browne discuss the cost of corruption, geopolitical risk, and whether investors should ride the US stock momentum or transition to sectors that may represent greater value and potential higher forward expected returns.

November 08, 2023

Latest Insights with Leaders in ETFs

With Jenny Johnson, President and CEO

Franklin Templeton

CEO and Advisory Board Member Jenny Johnson joins Julie Cane, Patricia Lizarraga, and Amrita Nandakumar for an engaging discussion on the history and trends in ETFs, Franklin Templeton’s product strategies, and the inspirations behind launching new strategies in the growing marketplace.

September 30, 2023

Investing in Freedom

With Rusty Vanneman, CMT, CFA, CIO of Orion

The Weighing Machine Podcast

Julie talks to Rusty and Robyn about how global democracies impact the markets and shares perspective on international investing, shedding light on the benefits of transparency, stability, and a commitment to freedom.

July 18, 2023

Investing in Democracy & Making an Impact

With Jonathan DeYoe, SVP and Partner EP Wealth Advisors

Mindful Money Podcast

Jonathan and Julie discuss personal histories, index strategies, what inspired the focus on democracy as a criteria for investment and what the future may hold for Democracy Investments.

May 02, 2023

Making Markets – A Personal Conversation

With Reggie Browne, Principal


Lead Market Maker Reggie Browne and CEO Julie Cane discuss current events, their military family heritage, and how individual investors can benefit from a strategy that rewards freedom of choice and fair competition. Reggie reminisces on his trip to Lithuania in the 1980s during the collapse of the Soviet Union.

March 17, 2023

ETF Pioneers and Author of “Undiversified” Celebrate Women’s History Month

Cathy Curtis moderates Nancy David, Katie Stockton and Julie Cane on a panel of ETF Pioneers to discuss their careers in financial services and the inspiration behind their unique ETF strategies. Katrina Dudley shares research and recommendations from her book on diversity in asset management.

December 14, 2022

Investing in Authoritarian States and the Rising “Coalition of the Sanctioned”

With Keith Black, Managing Director

RIA Channel

Julie Cane, CEO, and Rick Rikoski, Chief Economist, discuss the investment environment in authoritarian states compared to democracies, the BRICS "coalition of the sanctioned," and our passion for our mission at Democracy Investments.

December 12, 2022

Central Planning Increases Economic Inefficiency, Black Markets and Corruption

With host Jeff Gitterman, ETF Rundown

NYSE & Fintech TV

Julie Cane, CEO, and Rick Rikoski, Chief Economist, are interviewed by Jeff Gitterman to provide an update on Democracy Investments and discuss the latest developments in China, Russia, and Ukraine.

October 11, 2022

An Investment Strategy Born from a Heritage and Lifelong Fight for Democracy

With Aoifinn Devitt, CIO, Moneta Group

The Fiftyfaces Podcase

Aoifinn Devitt, Chief Investment Officer of the Moneta Group, interviews CEO Julie Cane about Democracy Investment’s strategy as well as her military history and career learnings.

August 11, 2022

Advancing Democracy Worldwide with Your Investment Dollars

With Cathy Curtis, CFP, Financial Finesse

Financial Finesse Podcast

Cathy Curtis, CFP of Financial Finesse, interviews the Democracy Investments team to learn more about their mission, strategy, current events, and how DMCY may add value to your portfolio.

March 27, 2022

The Crisis in Ukraine and the Importance of Taking Action Now to Support Democracy

With host Vince Molinari, ETF Rundown

NYSE & Fintech TV

Julie Cane, CEO, and Rick Rikoski, Chief Economist, are interviewed by Vince Molinari, host of the new ETF Rundown series. The discussion includes the Ukraine crisis and how investors can take action now.

April 28, 2021

Launching a New Mission to Shift Capital Flows to Promote Democracy

With host Judy Shaw

NYSE Floor Talk

Democracy Investments CEO Julie Cane tells us about the asset manager’s mission to shift capital flows to promote democracy and the launch of its first ETF, the Democracy International Fund (DMCY) on NYSE Floor Talk.

April 27, 2021

Ringing the Bell for Democracy at the New York Stock Exchange

NYSE Closing Bell

The New York Stock Exchange welcomes Democracy Investments today, as Julie Cane, CEO and Christopher Browne, CIO, virtually ring The Closing Bell® in celebration of the launch of the Democracy International Fund ETF (NYSE Arca: DMCY).

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The Ten to Watch in 2024

By By Patrick Donachie, Informa,

December 18, 2023 interviews Julie Cane on her thesis that democracies will perform better over the long run and recognizes Democracy Investments as an innovator set to change the industry in 2024.


Julie Cane honored with "Top 100 Innovation CEO" Award

By World Biz Magazine

August 15, 2021

Julie Cane, CEO of Democracy Investments has been selected by the judges of World Biz Magazine’s annual awards to be a recipient of the Top 100 CEOs in Innovation Award 2021.


Defending Democracy One Dollar at a Time

By Greg Bartalos, RIA Intel

June 02, 2021

RIA Intel interviews CEO Julie Cane about the company's new category and strategy for adding democracy as a factor to the ESG movement.


Democracy Investments Launches New International ETF, "DMCY"

By Aaron Neuwirth, ETF Trends

April 05, 2021

On Tuesday, Democracy Investment Management, a mission-driven company focused on promoting democracy by influencing capital flows in financial markets, launched the Democracy International Fund (DMCY).

Press Releases


Democracy Investments Doubles AUM with Support from ETF Expert Ed Rosenberg

January 24, 2023

Democracy Investments International Fund ETF assets under management doubled to $10.5 million on Jan 23, 2023, thanks to new minority firm owner Ed Rosenberg


Democracy Investments Announces Jenny Johnson and Michael Levas to Join Advisory Board

December 16, 2021

Democracy Investments, advisor to the Democracy International Fund ETF (ticker DMCY), today announced that Jenny Johnson and Michael Levas will become members of its new advisory board to support the firm’s focus on advancing democracy with innovative financial products.


Democracy Investments Launches First Product, the Democracy International Fund (DMCY) ETF

April 05, 2021

Democracy Investments, a new company focused on promoting democracy by influencing capital flows in financial markets, announced the launch of their first product, the Democracy International Fund (DMCY) ETF.


Democracy Investments Acquires Exclusive Global License for The Economist's Democracy Index

March 15, 2021

Democracy Investments, a new company focused on promoting democracy by influencing capital flows in financial markets, has entered an exclusive global license agreement with the publisher of The Economist, The Economist Group, LTD, for the use of their Democracy Index

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