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6 Organizations That Are Using Alternative Data

"Today, alternative data is mainly used by hedge funds to shape their investments. But why can’t organizations themselves use this data to shape their own future? ... According to Neudata, one of today’s alternative data trends is phone location tracking."

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The Eye-Opening New World of Alternative Investor Data

"It’s no wonder spending on alternative data is poised to grow. Research firm Tabb Group expected the market for alternative data to reach $400 million by 2021, and Daryl Smith, CFA, Director of Research at alternative data firm Neudata wrote in February, "We believe that, much like 2017, 2018 will be a period of substantial growth in alternative data adoption among investment managers."

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Reading the Signals: What Does a Company’s ‘Body Language’ Tell Investors?

"Another example of non-verbal communication is a company’s activities around safeguarding intellectual property, such as trademarks, says Daryl Smith, director of research at London-based alternative data advisory firm Neudata. According to Neudata’s research, intangible assets such as IP have risen from representing 20 percent of a company’s value 40 years ago to 85 percent today. Trademarks protect that value, but because they must be legally registered, they represent a public source of data about a company’s potential revenues and strategic plans."


Neudata Intelligence

Spotlight on: Satellite data

From counting cars at mall and shopping centre parking lots to gauge consumer traffic, to calculating the shadows cast on floating-roof tanks to estimate global crude oil supply, satellite data has become one of the more well-known types of alternative data in the market. With significant numbers of institutional investors realizing the value of this data, we address the current state of the industry, as well as some words of caution when approaching satellite data.