Our founder used to work at Morgan Stanley. Morgan Stanley was the first investment bank to work with big data. This work intrigued our founder.
By 2012 our founder was inspired by a hedge fund manager to set up Eagle Alpha. The basic premise was that the amount of ‘alternative data’ being created worldwide was growing exponentially but the majority of asset managers weren’t taking advantage of it.
In September 2012 Eagle Alpha was incorporated with the vision to be the ‘one stop shop’ for all the alternative data needs of asset managers.
Since 2012 we have continually improved our product based on feedback from mutual funds, hedge funds and quantitative funds.