Web scraped alternative data for finance

A glimps of what's inside

  • Why you should take a hybrid approach.

  • Compliance risk of alternative web data.

  • Importance of customization of the web data.

  • The exclusivity of alternative web data.

  • Historical web data.

  • And more.


Unlike a lot of other types of alternative data, data professionals in hedge funds can choose either to purchase web data from alternative data vendors in the form of off-the-shelf datasets or develop their own internal data extraction capabilities to extract the data themselves.

In this whitepaper we're going to look at four of the main factors firms should take into account when evaluating which option to choose to get the financial web data you need to better inform your investment decision making.