Alternative Data - Big Data Applications - Real Estate

Using Location Intelligence to make Smarter Real Estate Investments

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Real Estate investments can be a tricky ballgame. A typical investor needs to conduct thorough due diligence before making an investment decision in this space. While Alternative data is a big aid to analysis in most industries, Real estate and investment industries are no exception to this. One innovative form of alternative data for the real estate …

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Alternative Data - Big Data Applications - Web scraping

How Web Scraping Helps Private Equity Firms Improve Due Diligence Efficiency

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The private equity market is a hyper-competitive arena speckled with investors trying to look for reliable methods to find market indicators that can help them draw insights and thus, place better bids. This requires a considerable amount of due diligence to be conducted before making the decision. ‘Due diligence’ in this context refers to an audit …

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7 Social Media Scraping tools for 2019

7 Social Media Scraping tools for 2019

Social Media is a pool of data that can be utilised for several purposes including predicting upcoming trends, keeping track of audience interests and activity etc. This task can be automated efficiently using web scrapers to give structured data ready to be analysed.  Social media scraping tools go through sites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. and …

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How to Leverage Data Scraping to Boost Content Marketing

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If the title of the article has led you here, it is highly probable you know what content marketing is. For those of you, who do not, let us get to the introduction of the concept. Content Marketing, as a strategic marketing approach, uses content to attract and retain its target audience. Conventional marketing strategies …

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How AI and Alternative Data will Influence Future Investment Research?

How will AI and Alternative Data influence Future Investment Research?

Investment research is basically the art and process of studying and evaluating the performance of stocks, shares, markets, and industries. The investment research and planning market faced seismic shifts every now and then. This calls for improving the process with the transforming technologies and incorporating the same in the regular operations. Due to the abundance of information …

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Hedge Funds are Relying on Alternative Data Insights to Gain an Investing Edge

Hedge Funds are Relying on Alternative Data Insights to Gain an Investing Edge

The thing about data that we all know is that it is growing at a rate that no human, organization or machine can process individually. However, what a lot of us tend to forget is that while high quality or expensive data does not guarantee successful strategies, bad data does ensure failure at the operational …

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Why Data Scraping is the Next Frontier in Battle for Investment Returns

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There is a reason why investment firms exalt the importance of data scraping. There was a time when a money manager would assess sales performances by dispatching a junior grunt to the local store. Today, it is possible that a hedge fund may monitor your emails for hints on how Amazon, the world’s largest online …

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How Alternative Data is the New Financial Data for Industry Investors and Hedge Funds

How Alternative Data is the New Financial Data for Industry Investors and Hedge Funds

Information has been the decision driver for investors, and the right kind of information which provides an investor an edge is desirable. But looking at the information gathered over time, the nature of this information has evolved. Until now, the standard practice to predict the health of a stock occurred using traditional financial data such …

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