alpha-DNA was founded in 2014 with the primary goal of leveraging real-time digital information within scalable consumer analytics frameworks to improve high value financial decisions. Their client engagements span across hedge funds, private equity firms, banks, market research and strategy consulting firms, all with the primary focus on assessing digital performance of companies and brands and translating that into forward looking topline growth acceleration expectations. ExtractAlpha and alpha-DNA worked together to create the Digital Revenue Signal (DRS), which uses measures of consumer demand to predict revenue surprises. Here's the DRS fact sheet. Please contact us for more information.
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Estimize is the first open financial estimates platform. Estimize allows buy-side, sell-side, and independent analysts to publish their forecasts for the fundamental metrics of public companies. By allowing a wider range of contributors with different view points to publish their estimates, a more accurate and representative data set is created. Research has shown that the Estimize community is more accurate than the sell side 69% of the time, and profitable trading strategies can be designed from this innovative crowdsourced data set.
For an example of ExtractAlpha's work with Estimize, see our white paper here.
Sandalwood Advisors is China's first alternative data platform. They deliver powerful insights on the Chinese consumer through alternative data sources exclusively for the sophisticated investor. With Sandalwood's platform, investors gain a unique competitive edge that provides data intelligence and predictive insights on one of the fastest growing consumer markets in the world, the Chinese consumer.
EidoSearch harnesses the power of pattern search technology to generate predictive analytics and profitable insights for their clients. By quantifying the impact of price, economic and market trends - which allows projections of the most likely outcomes - they provide a historical backdrop to every trade and investment decision in seconds.
IVolatility is an award-winning, revolutionary data service that provides all the information required by equity options traders for pre-trade analysis, post-trade decision support and risk management. IVolatility.com's database represents the most complete and accurate source of historical implied volatility (IV) and correlation data ever developed. iVolatility's data underpins the ExtractAlpha Cross-Asset Model (CAM1) - the fact sheet can be found here. Please contact us for more information.
TipRanks is a financial accountability engine that ranks financial advice published online to assess the accuracy and credibility of pundits and analysts. Their transparent, unbiased technology uses Natural Language Processing (NLP) algorithms to aggregate and analyze financial data online to provide a data-driven measure of accuracy based on the statistical ability of an expert to generate profit and make correct stock recommendations. ExtractAlpha and TipRanks worked together to create TRESS - the TipRanks Expert Sentiment Signal - which harnesses the unique alpha in financial blogs. Here's the TRESS fact sheet. Please contact us for more information.
TIM Group operates the world’s leading alpha capture platform and network. The TIM Ideas software and services help investors achieve market-beating returns by connecting them with providers of investment insight. The Equities platform collects long and short trade ideas from 300 brokerage firms and disseminates those ideas to their 350 institutional investor clients. The company has recently extended its platform to include foreign exchange instruments and futures contracts, and will extend it to include a full spectrum of asset classes.
ExtractAlpha leverages institutional-quality data feeds from FactSet for our analytics and models, and we are pleased to list them as a strategic partner.
AlphaSense applies cutting edge technology to help investment professionals, including portfolio managers and analysts, find critical information in company disclosures and act with greater insight. Using a blend of advanced linguistic search and natural language processing algorithms, AlphaSense enables investment professionals to search, navigate and analyze corporate filings and other disclosures for critical data points that others are missing – at unprecedented speed and accuracy.
You can read about the research we've done together here.