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Study: Alternative Data is Superior to Traditional Channel Checks

A recent academic paper found that stock analysts doing conventional channel checks were biased by their geographic location and provided less accurate predictors of stock performance than satellite car count ...

Alternative Data Firm Orbital Insight Raises Another $50 Million

Alternative data provider Orbital Insight completed a $50 million Series D financing which included an investment by Goldman Sachs, as it seeks to aggressively promote a self-service platform it launched ...

Geospatial Firm RS Metrics Launches Iron Ore Monitoring Service

Geospatial analysis firm RS Metrics partnered with Finnish satellite company Iceye to develop daily monitoring for iron ore inventories.  The move, which follows the recent hiring of a new product ...

Verisk Acquires Genscape to Merge with Wood Mackenzie

Verisk Analytics, the US owner of energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie, recently agreed to acquire agricultural, energy, and maritime data provider Genscape from the Daily Mail and General Trust (DMGT) for ...
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Sensor Firm Camgian Provides Alternative to Satellite Data

Camgian Microsystems, a firm whose main business is defense-related research and development, is making a major push into alternative data leveraging its expertise in sensor technology.  The firm launched a ...

Alternative Data Firm Orbital Insight Launches Self-Service Platform

After broadening its offering to include geolocation and web-scraped data, alternative data provider Orbital Insight released capabilities allowing clients to customize their use of the firm’s  geospatial and geolocation data. ...

Alternative Data Firm Orbital Insight White Labels Analysis to Airbus

Airbus Defence and Space has integrated Orbital Insight’s algorithms into its platform offering access to its extensive library of satellite images.  For Orbital Insight, a leading geospatial analysis company, the ...
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Geospatial Firm Gamaya Focuses on Agriculture

Switzerland-based Gamaya, which uses drones and satellite imagery to assess crops, has been expanding its agronomic coverage.  With much of its focus is on Brazil, its information will have increasing ...
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Geospatial Firm RS Metrics Exits Car Counts, Hires New Sales Head

Geospatial analysis firm RS Metrics restructured its product line to focus solely on estimating metals inventories while hiring a new head of sales.  Although it was one of the first ...

Geospatial Data Firm Spire Global Sets Up Maritime Unit

Spire Global, a vertically integrated geospatial data company, launched a new business, Spire Maritime, as a dedicated vessel tracking unit.  The move coincides with efforts to expand its shipping data ...
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