Business Data Spider Free Download

This script is a tool that makes querying the huge Foursquare database easier. It will search for keywords and return a list of businesses related to that keyword with the possibility of limiting the search by location. You can use this to quickly build a list of businesses in any niche or discover new places near some location.


  • search businesses by keyword (e.g. pizza, locksmith, nightclub, restaurants, dentist, etc);
  • search by neighborhood, city, state, country;
  • returns 14 different fields
    • name
    • address
    • postal code
    • city
    • state
    • phone
    • url
    • geo coordinates
    • tags
    • link to menu(if food related)
    • number of checkins
    • number of users who checked in
    • link to facebook
    • link to twitter
    • link to foursquare page)
  • configure which field you want in the results
  • refine your search by radius
  • export to CSV to further analyze the data
  • each query typically returns between 200 ~ 350 results depending on search term, location and also radius


  • PHP 5.6+
  • Foursquare API key (free)


Please check the demo to see how it works. Note that the demo is limited and only returns 100 results per search.

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