What do you think of when you hear the word “Alternative Data”? A neat definition would be non-traditional data sources that can provide indications as to a firm’s future performance other than conventional sources such as corporate filings and analyst predictions. Or to borrow from the Alternative Management Association (AIMA, 2020), “alternative data comes from […]Read More
How Corporates Are Increasingly Relying on External Data to Further Their Competitive and Digital Edge
ー Over the years, companies have increasingly relied on integrating alternative data sets to add real-world context to internal business decisions. Companies can more accurately identify their competitors and predict their market behavior.
Founded in 2012, Southeast Asia’s super app Grab is seeking an IPO through SPAC merger, which reportedly might become the biggest-ever U.S. equity offering by a South-East Asian company. Grab provides essential services including rideshare, food delivery, hotel booking, on-demand delivery, and payment services with its namesake mobile application. It now serves 670 million people […]Read More
“Whales” are usually referred to as a small group of people who contribute a large percentage of revenues in successful games. These users’ purchasing behavior can be very different from regular users. Previous studies showed that 1% of the users are responsible for over 59% of the revenues on iPhone’s marketplace in the US. In […]Read More
After obtaining his PhD in Statistics in France, Damien got a 2 years postdoctoral position at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. During his research years, he published several papers on the topic of the Random Matrix theory. After that, he worked as a Data Scientist in several companies, including a horse racing […]Read More