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Proxies for Alternative Data

To make smart financial moves, you need to draw insights from all sources available, including alternative data. While the web is full of valuable material, you need to think carefully about how you harvest it. Or you can leave it to Oxylabs as we’ve already thought it through. With our web scraping and parsing solutions, you can seamlessly fetch real-time public data in bulk. Use our proxy infrastructure to target public data on a city level without restrictions or IP blocks.

Challenges you may face:

Real-time information

Global coverage


How alternative data is changing the financial market

Gather undiscovered data assets and transform them into profit-generating business decisions by monitoring publicly available alternative data.

Real-estate market data

Foresee market changes based on real-time data anywhere in the world. 

  • Real estate offerings

  • Rental and home prices

  • Reviews of local businesses

  • Building permits

  • Energy independence

E-commerce data

Monitor pricing trends, reviews, and changes of the most popular items.

  • Up-to-date product information

  • Purchasing behavior data

  • Search engine trends

  • Customer reviews

  • Social engagement

Company data

Get a better understanding of company strategy and organizational growth. 

Web intelligence collection solutions for alternative data

If scraping sessions feel more like torture to you, you’re in the right place. With the help of our web intelligence collection solutions, you will extract helpful business insight from any publicly available target anywhere in the world. Save your precious time and money while building strong authority in financial matters.

Real-time data gathering

If you want to unveil market trends as soon as they pop up, you should get only fresh data. Oxylabs AI-powered solutions are tailored to extract real-time public data in ready-to-use formats. With them, you don’t need to waste time sorting through the collected data sets. Read more on the application of AI and ML in large-scale data gathering operations here.

Possible risks

Whether your company collects publicly available data or provides in-depth financial analysis, you cannot risk basing insights on outdated or messy information. The entire economic well-being of a business may depend on the relevance and consistency of a data flow.

How can we help?

Oxylabs solutions allow for collecting real-time information from complex targets. Our E-commerce and SERP Scraper APIs include Parsers that return structured data in JSON format and help companies focus on analysis the very second the data is extracted.

Gather data without any geo-restrictions

Alternative data sources are scattered all over the globe. To access them, you need to fight geo-restrictions. With our premium proxies, it should no longer be an issue. Get precise data on a city level, and rest assured you’re not missing out on new financial opportunities.

Possible risks

You can extract information on retail trends, e-commerce intelligence, and real-estate market analysis from web data sets. As most websites provide data based on users‘ IP addresses, acquiring such specialized information from a certain location might be challenging.

How can we help?

Oxylabs global proxy network covers 195 locations worldwide and consists of 100M+ IPs. With our high-quality proxies, you can access and monitor public web data no matter your geo-location. From now on, no geo-blocks can come between you and the right financial decisions.

Web scraping on scale

To provide the most accurate analysis, you need to access and gather enormous amounts of alternative market data. It can be possible only with the help of advanced tools. Scrape hundreds of targets and boost your financial intelligence.

Possible risks

You need to go through countless sources to collect tons of web data. Each of them has anti-scraping mechanisms in place, which complicates the process. If you want to always be on top of the market, you need to set up your data collection routine.

How can we help?

With our AI-based enterprise-grade solution, you can scrape publicly available data on a large scale. Our proxies ensure that you can easily reach multiple targets and maximize the potential of big data. No blocks, no CAPTCHAs - only loads of insightful information.

Choose Web Unblocker for alternative data

Web Unblocker is an AI-powered proxy solution that bypasses sophisticated anti-bot systems to ensure high success rates for you regardless of the website's complexity

  • Access public data from even the most difficult sites

  • Easily imitate real website users

  • Pay only for successfully extracted data

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Added benefits of Web Unblocker

Session control

Extend your sessions by using the same proxy to make multiple requests.

Proxy-like integration

Start scraping in minutes with a single-entry node that fits your existing code.

Convenient dashboard

Easily manage and track your Web Unblocker usage statistics.

JavaScript rendering

Get complete and reliable data from JavaScript-heavy websites effortlessly.

Easy scaling

Scale together with your growing business needs hassle-free.

24/7 support

Get timely answers and support whenever you need them.

Frequently asked questions

What is alternative data?

Alternative data is fetched from non-traditional sources such as financial transactions, estate figures, geo-location data, rentals and leases, surveys, satellite data, and much more. Traditional data sources like financial statements, sales figures, etc., are not always capable of providing an accurate and complete picture of the investing scene. This is the reason why many progressive companies turn to alternative data sources to complement their analysis and decision-making.

How do you gather alternative data?

The best way to collect alternative data is by web scraping with the help of automated tools and proxy servers. Some other options are raw data acquisition and third-party licensing.

How is alternative data used?

Hedge fund managers and investors use alternative data to evaluate market tendencies and identify investment opportunities. Also, various businesses can use it to research consumer behavior, and governments may use it for policy making.

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