12 Sep 2017
Data Infrastructure (New York)
Discussion of recent advances in data engineering and the typical costs and timelines associated with building out a cutting-edge alternative data platform.
13 Jul 2017
China Analytics (New York)
Discussion of Exante Data's data driven tools for analysing capital flows in and out of China. There was also a short presentation by a firm providing access to a variety of data sources for tracking Chinese consumers.
12 Jul 2017
Data Recruiting Dinner (New York)
Round-table discussion between heads of data recruiting from several leading funds as well as PMs spearheading the build-out of alternative data efforts at their respective firms.
12 Apr 2017
19 Jan 2017
2017 Kick-Off (New York)
Through our offline conversations we have found that there is now broad agreement on what constitutes a sophisticated buy-side data effort. We will provide an update of what that setup looks like - and discuss how it is likely to evolve going forward.
14 Dec 2016
Holiday Drinks (New York)
A chance to catch up with Augvest regulars after a hectic end to the year.
26 Oct 2016
Thought Leaders' Dinner (New York)
Private meeting of select thought leaders in the alternative data space.
7 Sep 2016
6 Sep 2016
Augvest Roundtable SG (Singapore)
Hosted by J.P. Morgan and featuring the head of data science from a major Asian sovereign wealth fund.
4 Aug 2016
Establishing Best Practices (New York)
Panel discussion featuring:
28 Apr 2016
Alternative Data Demo Day (New York)
The event consisted of:
- Presentations of select alternative data projects completed by Upgrade Capital students
- Overview of YipitData's work on Priceline, AirBnB, JD.com, Etsy, and Groupon
- Talk on the state of the alternative data space by Gene Ekster
A detailed recap of the event is available here.
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