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Scraping Alternative Data: Technological Challenges to Keep in Mind

Yelyzaveta Nechytailo

Yelyzaveta Nechytailo

2022-03-101 min read

In the contemporary business world, the role of alternative data becomes more and more prominent. A large number of companies recognize its value and gather it in order to receive financial insights and make decisions aimed at increasing profit and gaining a competitive advantage.

And while the benefits of alternative data are obvious, it is essential to understand that its collection is also tied to multiple technological risks that can disturb your business’s operations and lead to false judgment. Therefore, the aim of this white paper is to provide an in-depth explanation of challenges that businesses can encounter during alternative data scraping as well as provide effective solutions to these problems. After all, scraping should always be done responsibly.

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What can you expect from this white paper?

In this white paper, you’ll learn:

  • What is alternative data?

  • How can businesses benefit from alternative data scraping?

  • What are the main technological challenges of alternative data scraping?

  • How can these challenges be solved?


By publishing extensive white papers on a variety of web scraping topics, we aim at helping you deepen your tech knowledge and get answers to the most challenging questions. So, in case you are interested in receiving even more fascinating insights, check out the full selection of our free white papers.

About the author

Yelyzaveta Nechytailo

Yelyzaveta Nechytailo

Senior Content Manager

Yelyzaveta Nechytailo is a Senior Content Manager at Oxylabs. After working as a writer in fashion, e-commerce, and media, she decided to switch her career path and immerse in the fascinating world of tech. And believe it or not, she absolutely loves it! On weekends, you’ll probably find Yelyzaveta enjoying a cup of matcha at a cozy coffee shop, scrolling through social media, or binge-watching investigative TV series.

All information on Oxylabs Blog is provided on an "as is" basis and for informational purposes only. We make no representation and disclaim all liability with respect to your use of any information contained on Oxylabs Blog or any third-party websites that may be linked therein. Before engaging in scraping activities of any kind you should consult your legal advisors and carefully read the particular website's terms of service or receive a scraping license.

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