Information Arbitrage: Creating competitive advantage through data
Found this great piece from Roger Ehrenberg (VC at IA Ventures) on how sustainable value can be derived by creating defensible assets around data. He cites dozens of examples you can learn from and I recommend anyone in the data business give this a read.
I’ve been focused on investing in data-centric businesses for almost eight years. Over this time period, my view of what generates true competitive advantage through data has changed. Where tools and technologies for data storage and management once weighed heavily on my mind, the applications…