Top 10 Alternative Data Solution Companies - 2018
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Top 10 Alternative Data Solution Companies - 2018

Real-time, differentiated and reliable information is key to staying ahead, and in today’s ultra-competitive trading environment, knowing first is more important than ever. In this context, alternative data sources have opened new possibilities that were unimaginable probably a decade ago. Utilization of alternative data from myriad sources has immensely benefitted many participants and their respective organizations.

Adding structure to unstructured alternative data sets is helping to bring much-needed information into sharp focus for traders and investors—giving them the earliest indication of breaking news, real-world events, and emerging trends as they happen, and not after the fact. Thus, several leading lenders these days have been seeking the assistance of alternative data experts to exploit the benefits of various unconventional data formats to the fullest to render better service and amass higher returns.

Since the assistance of alternative data vendors is the need of the hour for most financial institutions today, our editorial board indulged in a comprehensive study of such promising expert firms globally today. The efforts of the members of this eminent panel have resulted in this edition of our magazine, which comprises of Top 10 Alternative Data Solution Providers who have carved a niche for themselves by delivering unique solutions. In the recent past, these vendor firms have garnered significant visibility for tailoring enterprise-specific solutions to many reputed enterprises and we hope it helps enterprise bosses in pursuit of experts.

Top Alternative Data Technology companies

Provider of payments-based business intelligence solutions, transaction-based analytics, programs, and big data solutions

www.arminsight.com

Providing GPU-based analytics technology to investment management firms to overcome the challenges of speed, scale, and real-time interaction

www.omnisci.com

A specialist in real-time predictive analytics based on massive unstructured data

q3-technology.com

A big data analytics provider for financial services

www.ravenpack.com

Alternative Data Group

Alternative Data Group

The Alternative Data Group API provides structured company information from unstructured merchant transaction data or domain names

Crux Informatics

Crux Informatics

Offers data processing services, financial services, and capital markets to acquire usable data faster while helping firms find, explore, and transform data with ease

Preqin

Preqin

Provides in-depth data and research to support a global client base in fundraising, investor relations, asset allocation, fund manager selection, and business development

Quandl

Quandl

Offers essential financial and economic data alongside a suite of unique, alpha-generating alternative datasets

Sentieo

Sentieo

Provides an investment research software suite that uses AI to scan financial documents, analyze alternative data sets and create visualization

Thasos Group

Thasos Group

AI platform that transforms real-time locations from mobile phones into objective and actionable insights on the performance of businesses, markets, and economies globally