When CargoMetrics Technologies recently launched its first broadly distributed data product, it represented its transformation from a hedge fund to a digital intelligence provider focused on maritime trade.

But at its heart, the trajectory of the company founded in 2008 by former chief executive Scott Borgerson remains on its original foundation: its comprehensive digital representation of oceangoing trade to inform investment decisions.

“So that was the founding notion then, and it’s exactly what we’re spending our time and energy doing now,” said Jes Scully, the Boston-based company’s chief executive.