Alternative Data Applications: A Guide for Small Cap Investors
Finding information on small companies is a time-consuming process that can yield trace quantities of traditional market data.
But even the smallest companies leave behind swathes of actionable alternative data on the public web.
The most innovative investors leverage this data for alpha-generating insights.
The following use cases illustrate how Thinknum’s alternative datasets power investment decisions across companies under $2B in market capitalization.
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The most innovative corporations, investment firms and universities use Thinknum Alternative Data
Hundreds of the most innovative corporations and investment firms are using Thinknum Alternative Data data to get ahead.
"The Fifth Wall Digitally Enabled Retailer Map powered by Thinknum...will be a game changer for consumers and brands alike."
Natalie Bruss, Fifth Wall
"The tools we use and the data we pull from Thinknum help inform our equity research analysis so we can make unique, differentiated insights. The platform has been an important resource for data analysis on vehicle inventories, pricing at retailers, job openings, and various user metrics, among many other items."
Bill Pecoriello, Consumer Edge Research
"Thinknum is a crucial thought partner to our business. They provide unique insights that help us understand trends and markets in an unparalleled way."
Benjamin Liu, First Generation Capital
Track company activity like never before
Alternative datasets reveal strategic movements within companies. Track when companies are hiring or firing employees, interacting with customers, moving product, and many other metrics indicative of company performance.
Make fast queries
No longer rely on engineers to access data; build and share queries with intuitive tools, and derive insights in real time.
Bookmark queries with your team
Save and share custom queries using a private bookmarking feature, accessible to your whole team.
Be first to know with alerts
Scan data points across millions of companies and receive emails when relevant metrics cross critical thresholds.
Visualize data for quick insights
Create custom keyword-based word clouds, charts, and advanced visualizations to quickly analyze the data.
Map competitor locations
Analyze competitor presence and growth over time by overlaying store locations with the Nearby Competitor feature.
Add widgets to your dashboards
Access existing maps, charts, word clouds, and other visualizations to understand your data quickly. Or build custom widgets to view data just the way you want it.
Find keywords with Fulltext Search
Search for specific keywords across company websites to uncover trends in product strategy, hiring, and more.