About Us

Last updated September 9, 2023

Hey there!

We’re all about making process automation a breeze for everyone!


Octopus Data Inc. is a data process automation company. We’re best known for making Octoparse web scraper – the industry-leading data scraping tool. Octoparse RPA is our new take on AI+ process automation systems.

Our mission is to build a reliable and steerable automation system to help everyone use AI wisely and solve their last mile problem of data usage. We believe computers should do more work for humans.

OUR STORY since 2016

We’ve been providing our users with a super-simple web scraping tool since March 15, 2016, and we’re proud to say we’ve got over 3 million users worldwide! Octoparse web scraper can handle all the leading platforms and even some lesser-known websites. In 2023, Octoparse is embarking on a new chapter as we expand beyond web scraping to provide easy-to-use automation for any repetitive digital process.

We’re constantly working hard to make sure our software is up-to-date with the ever-changing Internet, and we’re always looking for ways to improve our service to help you with your business, career, or studies.