• Public data on oil and gas waste by type, volume, and disposal methods. Can be used to understand company practices and potential environmental liabilities: Waste Analytics
  • Public, web, and various other datasets focused on estimating company expenses in the transportation and trucking sector: Datastoxx
  • Public and web data focused on ESG factors including employee engagement, CEO perception, workplace quality, and more: Spring Pond Partners

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  • Amenity Analytics, a data provider that analyzes text from financial documents (e.g. corporate filings, earnings transcripts, etc.), raised an $18mm Series B round. (Bloomberg)


  • Data on IMEI numbers for tracking mobile phone production.

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  • CNBC covers alternative data in two articles, discussing:
    • Where data is sourced from a typical consumer path. (CNBC)
    • A general outlook on the alternative data industry, including a great new idea for a commodities dataset: "Some practitioners argue that investors have always used 'alternative' data for prediction — Babylonians would supposedly use the water level of the Euphrates River to forecast what crops would do well in a given year." (CNBC)
  • The Atlantic profiles satellite data provider RS Metrics and broadly discusses alternative data accessibility across the investor spectrum. (The Atlantic)
  • With data science talent in high demand, financial firms are sourcing new data hires from non-tech fields and training them on the job. (WSJsubscription required)
  • New report from market consultancy Opimas suggests that trading exchanges may increasingly embrace alternative data while looking for new sources of revenue. (BI Primesubscription required)
  • Financial Times discusses how data is beginning to be used in the private markets, with several quant funds launching private equity arms. (Financial Timessubscription required)