Webhose.io

  • Primary Data Product(s) Type: API, Firehose, Archive Data feeds
  • Sectors Covered: E-Commerce
  • Tickers Covered:
  • Data Delivery: Raw
  • Number of Asset Managers as Current Clients: 1-10
Dataset Description
  • Webhose.io is an advanced DaaS (Data as a Service) platform. Coverage currently includes live feeds of news, blogs, threaded discussions, review sites, and E-Commerce product data.
  • Data Sources:
    • News (CNN, BBC, NYTimes)
    • Forums (reddit, 4chan, pinterest)
    • Blogs (buzzfeed, blogpress, wordpress)
    • Product (e-commerce) ( Walmart, AliExpress, Gap, Tesco)
    • Reviews (booking.com, Best Buy, Macy’s)
    • TV/Radio news (broadcast data) – Voice to text to machine readable format – North America only.
Use Cases

The use case for fundamental investors is a custom feed of news and social data for a sentiment tacking.

Versus the Competition
  • Comprehensive coverage and lower latency.
  • Granular filtering: clean data and full text for posts.
  • Service: Ability to add new sources. Can add any publicly available source in a matter of hours (regardless of it has RSS feed).