Updated: 2017-05-22

searchCompanies

By Owler

    The searchCompanies API searches for a privately or publicly traded company and returns basic details about matching companies

    Query Parameters:

    Parameter Meaning Data Type
    T Application Key which authenticates you with cloudquote (required) Base64 string
    q The term to search for (required) String
    fields Fields to be searched - name, website, ticker, permid. If not specified, will be searched against all fields Comma Separated String
    limit Number of results to be displayed (max 30) Integer

    JSON Response:

    The response is an object, containing the following keys:

    Parameter Meaning Data Type
    rows A collection of companies matching the search criteria Array of Objects
    rows[...] A single company Object

    Fields in rows[...] Object:

    Field Meaning Data Type
    company_id The owlerID for the company Integer
    name The name of the company String
    website The website of the company URI String
    short_name The shortened name for the company String
    logo_url The URL of the companies logo URI String
    profile_url The URL for the companies Owler Profile URI String
    perm_id The PermID for the company (https://permid.org/) URI String
    hq_address The headquarters address for the company Object
    hq_address.street1 The first line of the street address String
    hq_address.street2 The second line of the street address String
    hq_address.city The name of the city String
    hq_address.state The name of the state String
    hq_address.country The name of the country String
    hq_address.phone The phone number of the company String
    hq_address.postal_code The postal code for the company Integer

    What is Owler?

    Owler is the world’s largest crowdsourced business insights platform

    Owler’s mission is to make you smarter. Owler members are business professionals from every business function. They come to Owler because they:

    • Need to know how they stack up against their competitors
    • Are overwhelmed by the amount of noise in their business news feeds
    • Need crisp intelligence and alerts on their competitors, customers, partners, etc.