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The Download 06: 14 New Datasets, 3 New Jobs, 21 Data Success Stories

Monday, September 11, 2017

DATA PROVIDER DATABASE
Updates:
Added:
  • PROME – customized web scraping services.
  • Datavore – data analytics and visualization platform.
  • Dataiku – data science platform, recently raised $28mm. (PRNewswire)
  • ExtractAlpha – licenses quant models from social, web, and market sources.
  • SensorTower – app usage and ad performance.
  • Inferess – converts news feed into event-driven analytics.
  • JWN Energy – oil and gas data repository.
  • Seer Aerospace – aircraft usage patterns and reliability datasets.
  • Epsilon  large panel of consumer data and insights.
  • RVIA – recreational vehicle data and trends.
  • WallStreetHorizon – corporate event related datasets. 
NEW JOBS
NEWS & INSIGHTS
  • Eagle Alpha, a data aggregator, published 20 case studies of successful quant and discretionary alternative data applications for multiple data sources. The 80-page paper provides a thorough evaluation of the alternative data space for both quant and discretionary investors. (Eagle Alphapdf)
  • Sentiment provider, Prattle, correctly predicted various Fed and international central bank decisions. Quinlan & Associates published a 50-page report on the use of alternative data for alpha generation, including a case study on Prattle. (Quinlan & Associatespdf)
  • Anonymity concerns in geolocation data continue. (Financial News)
  • Nasdaq accelerates expansion into data analytics, acquiring asset manager research platform eVestment for $705mm. (NasdaqReuters)
UPCOMING EVENTS
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