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Research Aggregator Substantive Research Snags Capital Before Financing Window Closes

Substantive Research, which works with asset managers to optimize research budgets, received an £800,000 ($985,000) growth capital investment from a venture fund financed by Scottish Government funds and the European ...

AI Based Financial Modeling Firm Daloopa Partners with Analyst Hub

Analyst Hub, the New York-based “research infrastructure as a service” platform, recently announced that it has partnered with Daloopa, an AI-based provider of financial modeling tools, to provide compliance and marketing services to buy-side analysts ...
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Employee Growth Stalls for Alternative Data Firms as Pressures Increase

The alternative data industry has been buffeted by negative press, increasing privacy concerns, and pandemic aftershocks, but just how bad is it?  We turned to some alternative data – LinkedIn ...
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CARES Act Provides Boost to U.S. Indie Research and Alt Data Firms

The recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides up to $349 billion in federally guaranteed loans to help small U.S. businesses, including alternative data and independent ...
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Gerson Lehrman Recruits Heavily Despite Pandemic

Leading expert network GLG (Gerson Lehrman Group) is aggressively expanding despite dislocations from COVID-19, based on our analysis of open positions.  March 2020 new hires – 145 job openings -- ...

Earnest Research Keeps Expanding Despite Alternative Data Chill

Although the alternative data industry is in a period of contraction, consumer-oriented research firm Earnest Research continues to launch new products, the latest being coverage of the streaming media sector. ...

COVID-19 Slows 1Q20 US IPO Activity

US IPO activity was off to a blistering start during the first two months of 2020.  However, the global COVID-19 pandemic brought US IPO activity to a screeching halt in ...
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Consumer Data Firm Ascential Targets Buy-side

Retail information company Ascential hired former Bloomberg alt data head Jeremy Baksht in January to lead its expansion further into the financial services segment.  Over the last few months, Baksht ...

Market Service Inc. Acquires Assets of Thasos Group

Earlier this week, Long Island New York based information services company, Market Services Inc. (MSI) acquired the assets of geolocation data vendor, Thasos Group. Recent MSI Acquisition According to WatersTechnology, ...
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Sell-Side Research Ratings Surge 240% since Beginning of 2020

According to data provided by Invisage, a UK-based investment research performance tracker, sell-side research ratings have surged almost 240% since the beginning of 2020 as research analysts scramble to reassess ...
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