# Alt Data Market Could Take Deep Hit Due to Coronavirus

## If hedge funds and VCs tighten their spending in 2020—a likely outcome—it could be the alternative data market taking the brunt of the punishment.

It will take months, if not years, for the ripple effects of the coronavirus to be felt across the capital markets, but one burgeoning industry that might take a hit sooner than others is the alternative data space.

#### Waters Wavelength

###### Wavelength Podcast Ep. 197: A Look at Innovation

Benjamin Quinlan, CEO and managing partner at Quinlan & Associates discusses innovation and technology hype.