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Smartkarma Collaborates with Substantive Research to Stoke Discovery of the Best Minds in Independent Research

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Smartkarma and Substantive Research will work together to help global asset managers discover some of the best independent research providers focusing on the fragmented and rapidly changing Asian markets


SINGAPORE, 27 September 2022: Smartkarma, the independent investment research network, is collaborating with the research discovery and research spend analytics provider for the buy-side, Substantive Research, to fuel discovery of the best independent voices in investment research. 

The collaboration aims to serve members of the global asset management industry by complementing Substantive Research’s data-driven insights with institutional-quality research straight from Smartkarma’s extensive and curated network of independent research providers. Substantive Research clients will be able to access a wide range of in-depth intelligence and discover all-new independent research providers covering Asia. 

The Smartkarma platform contains independent investment insights across 16 verticals, from traditional finance to cutting-edge sectors such as Crypto and Digital Assets. Insight Providers on the Smartkarma network are quoted daily by major financial press including the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and Financial Times.

“Access to independent and differentiated Insight is increasingly important, ever more so in the volatile markets of today. We believe we share a goal with Substantive Research in making such insight available to global investors, and are hopeful that our collaboration will help investors discover the  brightest minds in independent research today,” says Raghav Kapoor, CEO and Co-Founder of Smartkarma.

“Asia’s markets are broad and fragmented, but yet, they offer boundless opportunities for global investors. Smartkarma has done an incredible job at integrating research and insight in all of these markets onto its unparalleled platform. We’re excited to be working with Smartkarma to help global investors find the best in class research, whatever their requirements,’’ says Hamish Risk, head of research discovery, at Substantive Research. 



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About Smartkarma

Smartkarma is the independent investment research network that provides differentiated, independent analysis on companies, markets, and industries with a focus on the fast-evolving Asian markets. Smartkarma’s online platform empowers asset managers and private accredited investors who want to access market-moving, differentiated intelligence; corporates who need to maximise their outreach; and analysts who wish to reach global investors with their written reports and bespoke services. In 2021, Smartkarma received the Knowledge Enterprise Award at the Singapore FinTech Festival Global FinTech Awards. Smartkarma is backed by notable investors such as Sequoia Capital, SGX, Wavemaker Partners, Jungle Ventures, and Enterprise Singapore. Learn more at


About Substantive Research

Substantive Research offers independent comparison and discovery on investment research, market data and ESG pricing and products for buy side professionals. Learn more at