Upcoming Events


Staying Compliant (New York)

Firms using alternative data often find that regulations fail to adequately cover new datasets. This event will foster a discussion of how regulations are likely to evolve going forward and what funds can do to ensure they remain compliant.

13 July 2017

Macro Data (New York)

Details to come shortly.

Past events

12 Apr 2017

Transaction Data Trends (New York)

Panel discussion featuring:

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

Market for Exhaust Data (Hong Kong)

Kindly hosted by Mettā and supported by Credit Suisse and HSBC.

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:

  • Michael Beal - Co-Founder of JPMorgan Intelligent Solutions, CEO of Data Capital Management
  • Michael Recce - Former head of data science at a leading Connecticut based hedge fund
  • Matei Zatreanu - Founder and former head of data science at a leading New York based hedge fund

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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