DataFox Brings Personal Firm Evaluation And One-Pagers To Cellular
DataFox, the web analysis platform that permits anybody to trace details about personal tech corporations, has now introduced its service to cellular within the type of a brand new iOS software. The free app offers DataFox subscribers with entry to over 500,000 firm one-pager’s, personal and public lists, and an occasions stream detailing current information on corporations tracked, like new hires, turnover, acquisitions, IPOs, new product releases, and extra.
As chances are you’ll recall, DataFox first launched its “intelligence platform as a service” at TechCrunch Disrupt 2014, promising to place the capabilities of professional analysts into the arms of anybody considering the identical kind of info, analysis and insights. Besides, in contrast to analysts who manually dig for info then enter it into spreadsheets and databases for additional evaluation, DataFox collects info routinely and in actual-time utilizing knowledge-mining and machine studying applied sciences. It pulls in knowledge from the online, RSS feeds, YouTube and different API companions like CrunchBase, AngelList, LinkedIn, Alexa and extra.
It additionally creates its personal knowledge to be able to floor new info different suppliers won’t have, like who a agency’s prime rivals are, for instance.
One cellular, the brand new app presents most of the similar options because the DataFox web site, although it doesn’t load up the deeper insights, knowledge tables and graphs on the internet shopper.
As an alternative, co-founder Bastiaan Janmaat describes the app as one thing akin to a “Refresh for corporations.” Should you’re not acquainted with Refresh, it’s that useful app that pings you with info and insights concerning the individuals you’re assembly with simply forward of your assembly time, permitting you to shortly make amends for what’s been happening with them and their enterprise, whereas additionally probably providing you widespread floor to attach over – like having mutual buddies, for example.
Equally, DataFox’s firm “one-pagers” may also shortly catch you up on the specifics of an organization as an entire, detailing current information, M&A actions, funding rounds, and extra.
You can too monitor your personal lists of corporations within the app, or these public lists you comply with. So far, customers, together with DataFox group members, have created sixteen,000 lists, however customers’ lists are personal by default. There are, nevertheless, some 760 public lists that may provide help to get began, together with alternatives like “The Billion-Greenback Membership,” “Sharing Financial system,” “E-commerce,” “Web of Issues,” “FinTech,” and extra.
On DataFox, an investor could also be monitoring potential investments or their portfolio, for instance, whereas a big firm could also be monitoring its Silicon Valley-based mostly startup competitors.
“One factor I’ve been fortunately stunned to see is that each giant firm in America has a workforce who are targeted on the Valley, and the excessive-progress tech corporations popping out the Valley,” says Janmaat. “The innovation is happening at such a excessive velocity, it’s actually exhausting for these individuals who don’t have an workplace on Sand Hill Street or in SoMa to maintain tabs on the businesses which might be up-and-coming, to prospect for fascinating companies, or to do analysis on them.”
Janmaat declined to say what number of complete clients DataFox has signed up since its launch, however he did say that it now has over 30 paying company clients starting from single seat to 50-seat offers. He’s not allowed to reveal the identify of these clients, both, however characterizes them as giant firms, together with giant tech corporations, banks and funding companies.
The corporate additionally gives particular person accounts for $50/month or skilled accounts for $four hundred/month. These clients discover the corporate on their very own and enroll, whereas the company shoppers work together with DataFox’s gross sales staff who additionally promote further providers and customizations.
Now that the app is stay, DataFox is specializing in rising its gross sales workforce and dealing to ship clients’ different huge request: in a future launch, DataFox will start integrating with clients’ CRM methods, like Salesforce.
The brand new DataFox app is a free obtain (account required) right here. Whereas Android is on the roadmap, it has not been in excessive demand. Android clients can use a cellular web site as an alternative.