Insights

Our take on the latest trends and activity in the world of finance, technology, and beyond.

February 25, 2019

AlphaSense iOS App Keeps You Smarter On The Go

Are you reading this on your phone? Knowledge workers are spending more time on mobile for business reasons than ever before. In fact, research shows that […]
February 3, 2019
Corporate Strategy - Broker Research

How Corporate Strategy Professionals Use Broker Research

In order to stay on top of competitive forces, corporate strategy professionals research new ideas and industries, monitor peers, and stay on top of market trends. […]
October 16, 2018

Your New Secret Weapon: AlphaSense Private Company Search

Whether you’re seeking M&A opportunities, guiding your clients, or observing new entrants in your industry, it’s essential to be aware of emerging private companies in your […]
October 1, 2018

A Look at Pharma’s Focus on CTLA-4, the Protein Researched by 2018 Nobel Prize Winners

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine has been awarded to James P. Allison, the chair of the department of immunology at the University of Texas’s MD […]
September 6, 2018

Welcome to the New AlphaSense

Today we launched a simpler and easier to use interface, enhancing clients’ productivity and allowing even more insights to be uncovered. Like our new logo, which […]
July 25, 2018

A Look at the Artificial Intelligence Powering AlphaSense

What powers AlphaSense’s semantic search technology? Analyst firm Cognilytica, experts in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cognitive technologies, recently examined the technology behind the AlphaSense platform’s […]
July 20, 2018

Get Smart On The Competition Faster With AlphaSense Real-Time Email Alerts

When it comes to competitive intelligence, you could manually research your market peers and hope for the best. But wouldn’t you rather be notified with salient information […]
June 26, 2018

How We’re Scaling Smart Synonyms

We have tens of thousands of Smart Synonyms in the AlphaSense platform. With a mission to augment knowledge workers’ research across sectors, how do we prioritize […]
April 24, 2018

When Will Baby Boomers Retire to Florida?

Going through primary research is often difficult and time consuming. If someone was building projections based on national population growth, for example, it may be easier […]
February 20, 2018

The AI-Augmented Analyst

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) can transform industries and companies worldwide. There are already amazing applications now available everywhere, especially in the financial services industry. […]
January 23, 2018

2017 Trends – AlphaSense

As we reflect on 2017, we will likely remember it as a time of improving economic outlook, geopolitical tensions, natural disasters and an astronomical rise in […]
December 5, 2017

Net Neutrality – FCC on Ctrl+Z Mode

The Federal Communications Commission recently announced they will vote on December 14, 2017, to suspend the landmark Obama-era regulation that ensures equal access to the Internet […]
November 27, 2017

Quickly Identify Acquisition Targets With AI-Powered Search

2017 has been one of the most active years for corporate M&A activity, including Broadcom’s ($AVGO) $103 billion unsolicited offer to acquire Qualcomm ($QCOM)[1]. In the […]
November 14, 2017

What is the Real Threat of Amazon Entering Pharma?

Speculation of Amazon entering the pharmaceutical space drastically spiked in October 2017. The topic has been top of mind for health care companies ever since. Running […]
September 18, 2017

How Consumers Benefit from Formula 1 Technology

We are nearing the end of Formula 1 ($BATRA) season, when prestige automobile manufacturers show off their latest and greatest feats of engineering, and million-euro plus […]
May 18, 2017
Dealmakers love AlphaSense table extraction

How Dealmakers Use Table Extraction in AlphaSense

One of the major responsibilities for a financial analyst is to look at company financials and make forward projections. For U.S.-listed companies, SEC filings are often […]
May 4, 2017
AlphaSense research management solution

Why Investment Firms Need Better Research Management Solutions

A research management solution should help firms organize, analyze and share the vast amount of research and data needed to make important investment decisions. A good […]
April 4, 2017
Weather, Wine & Web Clippings

Weather, Wine & Web Clippings

This winter brought some strange weather to the United States. The northeastern states experienced swings of spring-like conditions, immediately followed by blizzards. The west coast received […]
February 22, 2017
Higher interest rates ahead

Interest Rates… What Goes Down Must Come Up

Before the financial crisis, information about global central bank meetings was of moderate interest and included some basic news and research reporting on the event and […]
February 7, 2017
Net Neutrality at Risk?

Net Neutrality at Risk?

Net neutrality, the principal that Internet service providers (ISPs) must treat all web traffic the same, was upheld under the Obama administration. However, under a new […]
October 11, 2016
Improve your Competitive Intelligence research process with AlphaSense

Improve Your Competitive Intelligence Research Process

Competitive Intelligence professionals take several approaches to their research, including peer and industry analysis, identifying potential M&As and producing a product roadmap. From the tactical side, […]