successful companies BUILD
COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE

Gain Market Share, develop a unique value proposition and drive sales efficiency through systematic competitive intelligence

Your needs

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EXPAND
YOUR BUSINESS
INTO NEW MARKETS

Assess the attractiveness of different markets, incl. work & living conditions, the readiness to adopt your product and the overall competitive pressure.

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EXPLOIT
YOUR COMPETITIVE
ADVANTAGES


Competitive analysis is an essential aspect of business strategy. Systematic
competitive profiling is a core competence of successful businesses.

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INCREASE
YOUR STRATEGIC
AGILITY

Understanding which technologies emerge, gain importance and how they might impact your sector, will help you develop a future-proof product road map.

Our Solutions

COMPETITIVE INTELLIGENCE

DataScouts helps companies develop competitive intelligence:

  • conduct systematic competitor profiling
  • reveal strengths and weaknesses of  competitors
  • capitalise on your key competitive advantages

ECOSYSTEM INTELLIGENCE

DataScouts helps companies to monitor the heartbeat of their ecosystem:

  • explore systematic actor profiling
  • find valuable business connections
  • discover on relevant market trends

MARKET ANALYSIS

DataScouts helps companies with creating situational awareness of their market:

  • determine potential partners and competitors
  • monitor progress and exploit opportunities
  • enter strategically into a new market

VALUE NETWORK ANALYSIS

DataScouts helps companies with the analysis of their (external) value network:

  • analyze and understand your network, everywhere from providers to customers
    find, measure and monitor
  • opportunities to invest or collaborate
  • connect and visualize

OUR TOOLBOX

ACTOR
PROFILING

DataScouts turns your data
into extensive and interactive
Actor profiles, containing
your data, open data and
other data enrichers.

SOCIAL MEDIA
LISTENING

Social media is the
best tool to learn what your
ecosystem needs, collect ideas
and actions. DataScouts has
integrated this option
throughout the platform.

HARVESTING
& UNIFYING

Harvesting, unifying and
aggregating data allows the
platform to discover richer
information about
the ecosystems.

TAXONOMY
BUILDER

Building a taxonomy means
you introduce your language
to the platform.
By building or updating a
taxonomy, there is no chance
of data loss.

INTERACTIVE VISUALISATIONS

The interactive visualizations
provide insights about
actors, trends and dynamics
in the ecosystem and allow to
analyze the behavior of front
runners in an ecosystem.

RANKING
& SCORING

The DataScouts Score is
calculated for every Actor in
your ecosystem.
The score lets you find your
close competitors and
discover future markets.

ACTIVE
LEARNING

Semi-supervised machine
learning that improves the
learning algorithm by both
requesting the input and
human curation.

AUTOMATED CLASSIFICATION

DataScouts will automatically
classify actors to industries,
activities, markets, e.g. based
upon the specific characteristics
of your ecosystem.

ENTITY
RECOGNITION

DataScouts extracts relevant information about the actors
in your ecosystem from
unstructured data, such as
websites or articles.

EXPERT
CURATION

Different levels of curation
and suggestions, are the
tools to keep the perfect
balance between data quality
and data quantity.

What our customers say about us

“Datascouts has changed the way we look at data. As local public authority, mapping our innovation ecosystems and their performance in the platform, helps us in strategic policy making.”

Brecht Lootens

CITY OF GHENT
Spearheads & investment promotion

“Thanks to the Datascouts platform, ING has a powerful tool to map the Belgian ecosystem of startups. As a consequence, we can help our clients better by facilitating matchmaking between startups & large companies!”

“DataScouts is great as our one central platform for external players. It’s basically our Yellow Pages for digital health.”

Karolina Korth - Roche

Karolina Korth

ROCHE DIABETIS CARE

Datascouts is as fitting a name as LanSweeper. They’re always growing and polishing their sea of data based on our market blindspots. Time and again they nail what many others fail to do: producing actionable insights that can support strategic decisions.”

Maarten Saeys

LANSWEEPER

Datascouts smart software, professional guidance and beautiful visual tools help us building the healthcare business ecosystem our clients love to use for their innovation and sales work. This is how we create value-based health entrepreneurship together.

 
Dash_+ Ecosystem

Sofie Staelraeve

DASH_+

“DataScouts allowed us to map the Belgian & European startup ecosystem and gain a deeper understanding of the underlying dynamics, benchmark different communities and measure the impact of our activities in a reliable way.”

 
Karen Boers - ESN

Karen Boers

STARTUPS.BE - EUROPEAN STARTUPS NETWORK

“DataScouts is currently mapping the Wearables and E-textile ecosystem in Europe in the EU H2020 WEAR Sustain project. The platform allows interested artists, technology providers, hubs, projects and mentors to become part of the community. Thanks to the platform, we now have tools that allow us to monitor the selected projects via the reporting function and to interact with members via newsletters, and that helps us assessing the impact of our project.”

 

Heritiana Ranaivoson

WEAR ECOSYSTEM

“Datascouts helps us, our members and the community at large in presenting a more up to date and accurate representation of the Cybersecurity ecosystem.”

Ulrich - LSEC

ULRICH SELDESLACHTS

LSEC - LEADERS IN SECURITY

“DataScouts is the City of Antwerp’s go-to tool to map the Antwerp innovation ecosystem, benchmark it with other cities, and generate strategic insights for policy makers.”

JORIS MOORTHAMERS

STAD ANTWERPEN

SEE DATASCOUTS WITH YOUR OWN DATA

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Prefer to contact a human being? Contact us at natan.debie@datascouts.eu

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Prefer to contact a human being? Contact us at natan.debie@datascouts.eu

Schedule your demo


Prefer to contact a human being? Contact us at natan.debie@datascouts.eu