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Alternative Data Platform DataMonster Acquired by Knoema

Alternative data aggregator Adaptive Management, which has historically marketed its capabilities as DataMonster, will be merging with another data platform, Knoema.  For Knoema, the purchase of Adaptive Management adds an ...

AI-Driven Research Firm Aiera Raises $7 Million After Pivot

Aiera, a new wave research firm founded by former internet analyst Ken Sena, secured $7 million in a Series A funding after refocusing on real-time analysis of earnings calls and ...
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US IPO Activity Starts off Steady in 2020

US IPO activity started off the year steady in January 2020 as 9 deals were priced during the month, 13% higher than the number of new deals priced in December.  ...

Quant Macro Platform ClearMacro Receives Minority Investment

Investment strategy platform ClearMacro, which incorporates alternative data, received an undisclosed investment from Canadian asset manager British Columbia Investment Management Corporation. ClearMacro founder Mike Simcock said in a statement that ...

RANE Network Acquires Geopolitical Research Provider Strafor

Boston-based risk intelligence firm RANE Network, recently announced it has acquired Stratfor, a leading geopolitical research provider based in Austin Texas.  Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. RANE’s ...

Earnest Research Acquires Geolocation Data Provider Alpha Hat

New York-based consumer oriented alternative data and analytics provider, Earnest Research, recently announced that it has acquired Alpha Hat, a mobile geolocation research and data provider.  Terms of the deal ...

Interactions Data Provider Feedstock Raises £2.5 Million

FeedStock, which captures research interaction information for the buy-side and sell-side, received a £2.5 million ($3.3 million) investment led by Manchester UK based Praetura Ventures, with London venture firm Force ...

Model Provider Canalyst Closes $20 Million Series B Funding

Canalyst, a Vancouver-based platform offering financial models, completed a $20 million Series B financing led by an unnamed strategic investor with participation from Toronto-based ScaleUP Ventures and existing investors including ...
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Mixed 2019 U.S. IPO Activity

US IPO activity posted mixed results for 2019 reflecting volatile performance throughout the year where 160 deals were priced, 17% lower than the number of new deals priced in 2018.  ...
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2019 Review: Capital Raises Total $177+ Million, Mainly Alt Data

We tracked $177.8 million in disclosed capital raises during 2019, the majority -- $165.8 million – sourced by alternative data firms.  In contrast, Macquarie completed its exit from cash equities ...
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