Measures Internet Economy at Big Data Matters Conference

Company discusses how big data creates valuable insights into intangible market

Amsterdam, Netherlands, August 24, 2017 --( Web crawling expert will be one of the speakers at this year’s Big Data Matters Conference. The conference, that is organized by Statistics Netherlands, will take stock of the progress made in big data innovation since the creation of the Center of Big Data Statistics (CBDS) last year. It aims to unite the expertise of more than 40 collaborative partners in big data technology and method analysis. will attend the conference to discuss the findings of a study the company did in collaboration with Statistics Netherlands and Google. This highly innovative project - called "Measuring the Internet Economy in the Netherlands" - was the first of its kind to map the country’s internet economy. The unique approach taken by combining big data resources from with the General Business Register provided by Statistics Netherlands, has allowed both parties to create an extensive analysis of the 50.000 companies that make up the internet economy in the Netherlands.

“It’s our pleasure to discuss the findings of this research at the Big Data Matters Conference this year,” says Gijs Barends, co-founder of “The study has been an exciting puzzle for us. It not only allowed us to define what the internet economy is, but also gave us a chance to determine which variables from our database were needed to measure it. Studies like this are a great way for us to turn our data into valuable information.”

The conference will be held on September 27th at the Brightlands Smart Services Campus in Heerlen. For more information or to sign up, visit

About was founded in 2008 and has been structuring the web ever since. The company indexes over 280 million domains in 50 countries and offers one of the biggest domain- and internet databases in the world. We present all this data in a clean and searchable database and offer valuable insights on websites regarding business information, website content, security issues and much more. For more information, please visit
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