Irrational Capital launches IC Workplace - Alpha Fund LP on June 1, 2018.
Updated: Jul 16, 2018
On June 1, 2108 - Irrational Capital launched IC Workplace – Alpha Fund LP- 50% net Long/Short fund.
Workplace - Alpha (WPA) represents a new and unique opportunity to invest in a ‘Human Factor’ in a 50% net long strategy The Fund goes long those companies with strong Human Capitalpractices and short those with weak ones.
Workplace - Alpha has been crafted using leading, big-data, machine learning techniques to extract behavioral signals from the datasets that are bothrobust and predictive of future performance. When combined with a suite ofmarket-based signals to produce the final strategy, the analysis – over more than 12 years - demonstrates substantial excess returns with minimal unwanted exposure to other strategiesor market factors.
About Irrational Capital:
Dan Ariely, David van Adelsberg and a highly skilled team founded Irrational Capital on a simple concept – human behavior directly impacts company performance. Although an intuitive concept, identifying and quantifying which human behaviors and motivations are directly correlated to excess market returns has remained elusive - until now.
Irrational Capital has brought together experts across a wide range of disciplines including behavioral economics, data science, applied math, quantitative finance, capital markets, business strategy, and operational practices to discover statistically significant links between human behavior and excess market returns.