Alternative Data

Alternative Data is an exciting data source for the financial industry that’s increasingly being embraced by other industries. We have been gathering Alternative Data for our customers for many years and can help you in your quest to gather this lucrative albeit elusive data

Examples of Alternative Data

Sales Data

A direct proxy for earnings numbers

Inventory Data

Whats in stock and what’s flying off the shelves

Housing Data

Price, units available, qualitative price and time estimates


Job postings are a great proxy for new product launch and growth metrics

User Metrics

Number of signed up users or paying users can help measure valuation or earnings

Relationship Data

Graph based relationships between organizations or products can determine the impact of good or bad news

These are just some examples of alternative data that we can provide, there are countless other sources of custom data that we can gather just for you

We work with all kinds of financial firms, including trillion dollar asset management firms. Work with us to increase your alpha and your competitive edge

How to Get Alternative Data?

Identify the sources

We will work in conjunction with you – the analyst group and your IT and identify the potential public sources of the data. We will provide you suggestions based on our extensive experience and you provide us ideas so that the data sources can be finalized

Gather the data

We have the expertise and the technology to gather the data from many sources and keep gathering it at high speeds without interruption. We also structure the data, normalize and deduplicate the data and store it for analysis

Analyze the data

We will work in conjunction with you and identify how the data needs to be cleaned, aggregated, processed and finally analyzed. Eventually you will have access to the raw data or summarized conclusions or reports

We use the latest technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning (ML) to gather and analyze alternative data to provide creative and custom solutions that are tailored to fit the exact needs of our customers

The ScrapeHero Difference

ScrapeHero is a full service alternative data provider that does everything for you. You just need to tell us what you are looking for and we will take care of everything else.


We provide you real-time data that you can rely on, while making important investment decisions. No recycled or preexisting data sets are outdated and full of stale data


The data you receive is never going to be same as your competitor’s or data that you buy from existing providers. We are a custom data provider that provides unique data only to you


We provide you customized alternative data sets based on your exact business requirements. Our team is always open to having a conversation and discussing customized options with you

We will work with compliance and legal groups throughout the whole process to ensure that you are in compliance with all regulations and adhere to internal risk and controls processes

Additional Resources

Web Crawling

We will crawl the web, gather data, extract, clean and deliver the data to you in most common formats – hassle free. You don’t have to worry about setting up servers and web crawling software.

Price Monitoring

Get data feeds of pricing, product availability and other details of products across eCommerce websites, directly in your preferred data format and at your own custom intervals.

We also provide a subscription for this data, find out more by clicking here

Real Time API

We build APIs for websites that do not provide an API or have data-limited APIs. Most websites can be turned into an API to enable your cloud applications to tap into the data stream using a simple API call.

We also provide a subscription for this data, find out more by clicking here

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