Our Story

They say you have to crawl before you can walk … but at PriceSpider, we learned to crawl so your brand can run. 

In 2001, PriceSpider co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer Jon Pfortmiller had a vision to bring cutting-edge analytics software to the online retail industry. A software engineer by trade, Jon set out to spin up the web-crawling technology that today’s most successful brands trust. After an incubation period with Neudesic and three years of R&D, Jon and his CEO-partner Anthony Ferry formally launched and brought PriceSpider to market in 2004.

As a young spiderling, the company primarily served consumers, helping them find the best deals, sellers and stock availability for purchasing consumer electronics. But as the ecommerce industry evolved, so did PriceSpider—and before long, our focus shifted to serving consumer brands with powerful, proprietary crawling technology. 

Today, PriceSpider serves more than 2,000 customers globally, across all key industries, including many of the Fortune 500’s most-loved brands. 

For more than 20 years, PriceSpider’s ecommerce platform has helped the world’s best brands streamline the path to purchase and collect actionable insights about their products.  

And while we’ve changed over time, one thing has always remained the same: Our commitment to providing the best ecommerce data analytics in the industry. It’s what we do every day—and why our customers continue to have a leg (or eight) up on the competition.