B2B information. Founded in Toronto in 2012, Quandl is used by 8 of the top 10 hedge funds. It provides alternative and core financial data from over 350 sources to more than 30,000 active users. Transaction terms not disclosed. Quandl provides alternative data and core financial data from over 350 sources to more than 30,000 active monthly users. The company offers a global database of alternative, financial and public data, including information on capital markets, energy, shipping, healthcare, education, demography, economics and society. Nasdaq plans to combine Quandl with its existing Analytics Hub business within Global Information Services.