The Download 41: 5 New Datasets, 3 Requests for Data, Asset Managers to Increase Alt. Data Spend by 240%
PROVIDERS ADDED TO THE DATABASE Sales and market share data for cannabis retailers: Headset (recently partnered with Kyber Data Science, the alternative data arm of Cowen [Barron’s]) Satellite data covering Chinese agriculture market: TerraQuanta (Integrity...
- Sales and market share data for cannabis retailers: Headset (recently partnered with Kyber Data Science, the alternative data arm of Cowen [Barron's])
- Satellite data covering Chinese agriculture market: TerraQuanta (Integrity Research, subscription required)
- Data tracking campaigns, airings, spend ranking and impression ranking of TV ads for thousands of brands. Email data@
alternativedata.org for information.
- Data on businesses in and around Opportunity Zones (federal zones where funds can invest profits in small businesses and real estate to defer capital gains taxes): SMB Intelligence
- Sentiment data on earnings calls: VidaMinds
- Tool for mapping listed products on a retail website to the source company and associated ticker: IPqwery Company Mapping
- Ravenpack sentiment data added to CloudQuant, a quant investment platform. (businesswire)
- Alpha Hat, a visualization platform focused on geo-location data, launched TSLA delivery coverage. (Alpha Hat)
- Advan, a geo-location provider, launched weather dataset to supplement retail foot traffic data.
- The Journey of an Alternative Data Signal - Lucena Research (December 6 - Webinar)
- Discovery Day Miami - BattleFin (January 29 - Miami)
- Quandl Data Conference - Quandl (February 28 - New York)
- See full calendar of upcoming events.
- Data on iRobot (IRBT) market share and sales on Amazon.
- Consumer transaction data (email receipt, clickstream, app usage, credit card, etc.) for India.
- Breakdown of US household spending by segment (food, clothing, mortgage, etc.).
- If you have this data or know who may, email firstname.lastname@example.org. See Requests for Data page to see all open requests or to make a new request.
- Senior Data Scientist - Data Science Core - BlackRock (New York)
- Analyst/Associate - Data Science Specialist (Active Equity) - BlackRock (San Francisco)
- Sector Data Analyst - Healthcare - Balyasny Asset Management (New York)
- See other openings for Investment Research, Data Analyst, Data Engineer, and Data Scientist
- "The State of Advanced Analytics and Alternative Data Use in the Asset Management Industry" - Report from advisory firm Element22 and UBS Asset Management. (Element22)
- "Legendary Investor Steve Cohen with Glenn Fuhrman: On Investing, Philanthropy and Art." (Youtube)
- "The Convergence of Investment Research and Alternative Data." (Integrity Research, subscription required)
- "Parking Lots Don't Tell the Whole Story: The Trouble With Alternative Data." (Bloomberg)