Track Private Companies Like Never Before with Alternative Data


Investors in private markets face a daunting information gap compared to their peers in public markets. How can private equity investors gain deeper insights and a competitive edge in the absence of the regulatory disclosures required of publicly traded companies?

Let’s look at how private equity investors use alternative data sources for deal sourcing and origination, due diligence, investment research, and even post-acquisition strategy. We’ll show how combining innovative data from multiple sources, including SimilarWeb, Thinknum, SensorTower, Pathmatics and Caplight, with a sophisticated infrastructure platform, such as Lagoon, allows investors to track private business activity like never before.

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Thinknum Announces New Fundraising Round


Thinknum announced today that it has closed a new round of equity financing from existing investors. This raise provides ample capital for the company to accelerate its alternative data offerings and expand into new market segments.

Thinknum is a leading provider of alternative data for financial institutions and corporations. Thinknum enables institutional investors to generate Alpha-producing investment ideas and allows corporations to gain differentiated insights that answer important business questions. It provides a SaaS-based web platform with an easy-to-use interface that appeals to clients with varying levels of data sophistication.

Thinknum is pleased to welcome Rick Spitler as Chairman of

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June 1st, 2022 - Product Updates and Data Additions


Export Dashboards to CSV or XLSX

You can now export an entire dashboard as a single CSV or XLSX file in order to create pivot tables in Excel. Make sure every table in your Thinknum dashboard has the same columns, apply the desired filters, then click on the ‘...More’ icon in the upper right hand corner to select your preferred export format.

Data Additions

Amerant Bank

Job listings
Accel Entertainment
Acushnet Company
Acumen Pharmaceutical
Adagio Therapeutics
Elite Body Sculpture
Akero Therapeutics
Akoya Biosciences
Alpine Immune Sciences
Alta Equipment Company

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May 19th, 2022 - Product Updates and Data Additions


Thinknum API: Upcoming Additions and New Fields

The following changes and additions to our API feeds will go live on Monday May 23rd:

  • We will add SEDOL identifiers to all our API datasets in a column called #security.sedol. History API files will include the new identifier for all new history. Past dated history files for all datasets will be backfilled over the course of the next month.

  • We will add 3 new columns to the Glassdoor Reviews dataset: employer_website, employer_primary_industry_id, and employer_primary_sector_id. History API files will include the new columns for all
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Learn more about Thinknum Alternative Data Today

As economic activity comes online, new data trails are left behind. The most innovative corporations and investors are using this data to get ahead.

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