Apify is a web scraping and automation startup. Their web scraping solution can collect structured data from “any website”. This way, companies looking to generate leads can use it to extract lists of potential clients from a set of websites.
The startup hit $5.6M in revenue in 2022.
Apify has raised approximately $512K in funding to date.
Apify is part of the Lead Generation API meta trend.
The global market for lead generation solutions is forecasted to triple over the next six years.
While lead generation SaaS companies currently make up the majority of this market, we are seeing rapid growth in demand for lead generation APIs.
Examples of trending types of lead generation APIs include:
Web scraper APIs, which can crawl web pages and extract structured data automatically, is an example of an API commonly used for lead generation.
While PhantomBuster and Gallabox are examples of trending startups in this space.