Facteus Unveils Pulse, the Alternative Data Industry’s Most Comprehensive Consumer Transaction Data Product

May 4, 2022

PORTLAND, Ore. & NEW YORK--Facteus today announced Pulse, defining the next stage for Facteus' debit and credit card transaction data and the Alternative Data industry. Facteus continues to lead the industry in directly acquiring exclusive transaction datasets to build the most holistic and stable view of consumer spending across income cohorts and demographics. Pulse now incorporates more debit and credit card data than any other offering today, enabling Pulse to deliver the most accurate company KPI forecasts. Pulse offers investors the authoritative view into consumer discretionary names, with insights that research analysts can rely on when forecasting company performance and examining underlying business drivers.

Notable Data Features from Pulse:

  • Industry's lowest forecast errors

  • 4-5% capture of all U.S. consumer spending

  • Covers over 500 tickers and over 1,000 private companies

  • Representation of all consumer demographics and U.S. geographic regions

  • 40 million base pool of cardholders

  • Most flexible data access and delivery

    • Integrated with Quantamatics Excel Plugin for instant data access to Excel

    • Full programmatic access via Quantamatics API

    • Available through Snowflake Data Share (U.S. regions only)

    • Available through AWS S3 Bucket

"Pulse is a game-changer for Facteus that will catalyze the Alternative Data industry. By creating the largest debit and credit card data set, we're able to serve Alternative Data newcomers and veterans alike as the industry standard for consumer transaction data," said Lorn Davis, Facteus' Head of Product & Strategy. "With the industry's lowest forecast error rates, most representative panel, and most stable data supply, Pulse is a truly complete solution for investors as Alternative Data's most important data set."

About Facteus

Facteus is an alternative data and technology company democratizing data insights by safely unlocking valuable data sets and increasing data literacy. Our synthetic data engine, MIMIC™, safely unlocks sensitive data sets for research and insights purposes. Through our alternative data research, predictive analytics, and insights platform, Quantamatics™, Facteus provides a turnkey solution for streamlining data sourcing, management, normalization, and contextualization of a wide range of research and investment workflows. To learn more, visit www.facteus.com.


Jonathan Chin
Co-Founder, Head of Data & Growth Strategy

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