• PRESS RELEASE

    AltX Continues to Grow, Adds Genstar Capitals Hal Strong to Board of Directors Wednesday, October 5th 2016, SAN FRANCISCO AltX today announced the appointment of Hal Strong to its Board of Directors. Strong, a highly accomplished asset management and investment banking industry veteran, brings over 30 years of experience to the Board of Directors. AltX, … Continued

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  • AltX Unveils Return Data on 80% of ‘Billion Dollar Club’ Funds

    AltX Unveils Return Data on 80% of ‘Billion Dollar Club’ Funds SAN FRANCISCO–July 14, 2016 – AltX, the San Francisco based hedge fund intelligence platform, today announces the launch of AltX Estimates through which clients now have the most transparency available across the entire hedge fund market. With the newest feature, the AltX platform now has … Continued

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  • The Goldman Sachs exec who made $1 billion betting on the housing market is raking it in for a new fund

    One of the hedge fund’s early backers is Morgan Stanley, which has invested at least $28 million since October, according to regulatory filings tracked by data platform AltX.   Read full article here

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  • AltX to Bare the Most Opaque Funds

    Read the full issue of Hedge Fund Alert here AltX to Bare the Most Opaque Funds AltX no longer intends to wait for the cooperation of the secretive hedge funds to report their results. Starting this week, the San Francisco-based data firm will post monthly performance estimates for 200 funds that haven’t disclosed their gains and … Continued

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  • Pershing Integrates AltX Data Into NETX360 Platform

    Waters Technology reports..  Pershing Integrates AltX Data Into NETX360 Platform The deal will help advisors make better informed investment decisions Faye Kilburn    8 June 2016 Pershing, the clearinghouse subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon, is partnering with San Francisco, Calif.-based hedge fund intelligence platform provider AltX to provide hedge fund market data, … Continued

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  • BNY Mellon’s Pershing Adds AltX Hedge Fund Intelligence Platform to its Alternative Investment Center

    BNY Mellon’s Pershing Adds AltX Hedge Fund Intelligence Platform to its Alternative Investment Center  Provides access to hedge fund market data to inform investment strategies ORLANDO, FL., June 8 , 2016– Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, announced today at its INSITE 2016 conference that it has added the hedge fund intelligence platform, AltX, to … Continued

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  • Press Release

    Big Data to Offer New Opportunities for Investment Oversight CHICAGO, 18 April 2016 – Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS ) and AltX today announced that they have entered into an exclusive agreement to offer Northern Trust’s global institutional clients access to the largest ever amount of structured and unstructured data for hedge funds, on one platform. … Continued

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  • Northern Trust and AltX in hedge fund data deal

    Northern Trust has partnered with a San Francisco-based tech firm to give its institutional clients access to a mountain of hedge fund data. The deal, announced on Monday, combines Northern Trust’s asset servicing platform with AltX’s hedge fund intelligence tool.

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  • Machine Learning’s Many Tentacles

    Inside Reference Data – Artificial Intelligence is being applied in numerous functions used in financial services data management. AltX CTO Roy Singh weighs in…

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  • HELPING ASSET MANAGERS NAVIGATE THE DATA SEA

    Asset management has always involved data-intensive business models, yet today’s practitioners are confronted with a deluge of new information arriving in a variety of different formats. “You’re forced to start thinking about data and analytics in a different way than you did five years ago,” says Sam Hocking – CEO of AltX.

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  • Letting Data Decide

    Sync magazine profiles AltX CTO Roy Singh who explains how tech leaders – especially other CTO’s – can keep the financial industry moving towards a smarter future.

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  • The Never-Ending Story: Europe’s Banks Face a Frightening Future

    While American banks appear to have turned the corner since that gut-churning autumn nearly eight years ago, European institutions are girding yet again for another round of restructuring.“There’s a fundamental change taking place in banks, says Hocking who now runs AltX.  Read more 

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  • AltX Adds Data, Alerts; Signs Jefferies

    Waters Technology & Inside Market Data  – AltX is adding new data integration capabilities and alerting capabilities to its platform for monitoring funds and regulatory disclosure documents. Over the coming months, AltX is making a number of changes to the product to help users better discover and evaluate hedge fund investment opportunities.

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  • Bloomberg Advantage: Hocking on Volatility Investor’s Friend

    Sam Hocking CEO AltX discusses market volatility and AltX – the new analytics tool for businesses and professionals in the hedge fund market. More here.

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  • ALTX: THE DATA EXPERTS

    CIO story writes: AltX are Professionals who know, first hand, the challenges associated with the market, paired with technology, behavioural and data experts who know how to pull down, aggregate and utilize meaningful data – this constitutes the workforce of an ideal solutions company.

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  • Hocking on hedge funds and technology

    Sam Hocking, AltX founder and CEO, discusses the concept of his new start-up aimed at helping investors find the right hedge fund investment opportunities. Read more

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  • Press Release

    January 28, 2016 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AltX, the premier hedge fund intelligence platform, today announces that Jefferies has joined its growing list of investment bank clients. AltX integrates machine learning, proprietary algorithms, behavioral science, relationship mapping, as well as traditional financial analytics, to improve workflow processes and ultimately allow users to … Continued

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  • HEDGE FUND MODELS FACE DISRUPTIVE THREAT

    Nick James of Silicon Valley start up Alt-X says the days of middle men charging large fees for screening and researching hedge funds might be numbered in a world of big data.

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  • iMatchative Builds Out AltX Platform, Looks Ahead to Adding Behavioral Analysis

    iMatchative Builds Out AltX Platform, Looks Ahead to Adding Behavioral Analysis. Moving on a rapid deployment schedule, San Francisco-based iMatchative has rolled out the 40th iteration of its AltX platform, which allows investors and funds to run due diligence reports and analyze portfolios through the…

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  • One of the richest men in the world is backing a startup that ranks Wall St’s hedge funds

    The ability to generate conclusions about hedge fund managers’ behavior could be the tipping point for whether big investors double down in hard times or call for redemption.

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  • ALTX IS MAKING THE BIGGEST INVESTORS A LOT SMARTER

    AltX tracks everything from trading data to divorce information to put together behavioral profiles for hedge fund managers.

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  • START ME UP: SAM HOCKING ’04

    The San Francisco-based startup’s flagship product, AltX (short for alternative exchange), melds algorithms, behavioral finance, social profiling and traditional analysis into one online search and monitoring engine.

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  • ALTX CAPITAL INTRODUCTION REVOLUTION TO CROSS THE ATLANTIC

    “We are using data algorithms to find and disseminate data of specific relevance to our users, and which gives them insights,” explains Hocking. “It is a monitoring tool, and a preparation tool, that ensures you are always armed with the latest information about your managers.”

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  • IMATCHATIVE RANKED #20 BEHIND UBER

    “Data analytics company iMatchative claims to be disrupting the way that institutional investors decide which hedge funds to invest in… it marries the concepts of big data analytics, crowd sourcing, and behavioural finance to support a more efficient capital introduction process for hedge funds and potential investors.”

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  • ALTX: AN ON-LINE SOLUTION FOR HEDGE FUND ALLOCATION

    “AltX enables hedge funds to gain deeper insights into the non-conscious influencers shaping their investment process and perceptions in the marketplace… leading to better targeting and more sustainable investment relationships.”

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  • IMATCHATIVE’S ALTX PLATFORM TO PARTNER WITH HEDGE FUND INTELIGENCE

    “The online matching service for hedge funds and investors will now include data from HedgeFund Intelligence. This partnership comes at an exciting time for iMatchative as they look to disrupt the investor-hedge fund intro market.”

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  • ALTX MATCHES INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS WITH HEDGE FUNDS

    The launch of AltX represents the convergence of science and technology to create opportunities to optimize decision-making, transparency and engagement among hedge funds and investors.

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  • I HAVE SEEN THE FUTURE OF CAP INTRO, AND IT IS CALLED ALTX

    “What is valuable about AltX is that it brings these disparate sources of data together on a single platform; organises the data into conventional investment analytics, behavioural preferences, and social networking due diligence; and then amalgamates and reconciles what managers and allocators want to see”

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  • SAM HOCKING, CLASS OF ‘87

    Rollins Alum Credits Curiosity with Continued Success! “I’d like to integrate my global view and corporate experience into a company that helps people grow their businesses. It would be a great way to pull all my knowledge together.”

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  • DALLAS NATIVE SON SETS OUT TO TRANSFORM THE HEDGE FUND MARKET

    “After climbing the corporate ladder for 20 years, Sam Hocking left BNP Paribas to start a financial technology company. Sam has taken a world that is very fragmented and is very opaque and complex, and he’s created a tool to help people make better and more efficient decisions.”

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  • HOCKING’S NEW VENTURE

    Sam Hocking left a successful career at BNP Paribas to tackle the inefficiencies in allocating hedge fund capital.

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  • THE 20 UNDER 20: MEET THE TEEN TRADERS TRYING TO TAKE OVER THE FINANCE WORLD

    19-year-old Swiss student who has been trading Forex since he was 14, identifies the work of the AltX Chief Data Scientist, Dr. Thomas Oberlechner as a “fantastic read, (to learn) how the FX market really works.”

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