Exabel, a leading data and analytics platform for investment teams, has announced a collaboration with Gridwise to deliver a powerful new insights capability to Gridwise’s investment clients. Gridwise Analytics for Investors will provide curated insights based on the most comprehensive gig mobility dataset available to hedge funds and asset managers.

Neil Chapman, Exabel CEO said, “The gig mobility industry has swiftly established itself as a permanent fixture in the modern economy, meaning investors are now motivated to garner insights into the activities of the major players and track second-order effects. Gridwise have made themselves the obvious choice for investment teams seeking enlightenment, especially on the supply side of this growing industry. Exabel is thrilled to be able to help facilitate this value extraction process.”

“The use of data, including alternative data, in financial markets is vital. Modelling data in-house has become a prohibitive burden in time and cost, and we are on a mission to change that. Exabel’s SaaS-delivered platform enables discretionary managers to complement their fundamental strategies with more data-driven techniques. It is the missing piece that allows asset managers to benefit from alternative data immediately.

“We are looking forward to working with Gridwise to create actionable insights on its data. Dashboards, intelligent screening KPI prediction models, and company drill-down tools are just some of the features the platform can generate – all via an easy-to-use cloud interface.”

This offering will provide users with simple dashboards, visualizations, and KPI monitoring capabilities, as well as aid in the idea generation process by highlighting trend shifts in Gridwise’s datasets. By collaborating with Exabel, alternative data vendors gain a value-added presentation and monitoring layer that is powered by Exabel’s market-leading Al analytics, financial modeling, and data science platform.

Ryan Green, CEO of Gridwise commented, “Since launching Gridwise Analytics, we’ve been able to make gig mobility data more accessible to corporations, researchers, and cities. We’ve continued to realize strong adoption and continued demand for the insights we provide from buy-side and asset management firms. Over time we’ve had more and more firms request finance-specific insights tied to what is reported publicly by companies each quarter, out-of-the-box backtesting, metric correlations, and more. Rather than trying to squeeze all of these requests within an already aggressive roadmap, we turned to Exabel.

“Through the partnership with Exabel, we’ve been able to leverage a team of experts and a technology platform to create a suite of actionable metrics for firms that cover the gig mobility ecosystem. We’re excited to combine our unique gig mobility data set with Exabel’s AI-driven platform to become the standard leading indicator of gig mobility activity for the financial sector.”

Gridwise Analytics for Investors is part of Exabel’s growing partnership program, which allows data vendors to use the platform to discover valuable insights in their datasets, demonstrate that value to prospective customers, and deliver a new Insights product that appeals to a wide range of financial buyers. Gridwise’s clients can now more easily connect the dots between data and investable insights about driver supply, earnings, wages, work hours, and driver efficiency indicators for all the major participants in the Food-Delivery and Ridesharing industries thanks to their partnership with Exabel.