Hoover's API

Welcome to the Hoover’s API Community

Hoover's API is an application programming interface that allows you to stream reliable, on-demand business information into your enterprise-wide systems, or commercial software and web applications. Using Hoover's database of industry information, 65 million company records and 85 million people records, you can deliver valuable business insight to your employees and customers.

Follow these simple steps to begin development:

  1. Review the documentation to learn what information is provided by Hoover’s API.
  2. Read the blog posts and give us your feedback.
  3. Register for an account. This allows you to ask and answer questions on the forum.
  4. Request a development API key and tell us about your application.
  5. Ask and answer questions on the forum.
  6. Review the Hoover's brand guidelines.
  7. Connect with the Hoover’s Business Development team when you are ready to discuss pricing, the terms of your contract and to obtain a Production API key.

What Is Hoover's API?

Hoover's API is an application programming interface that allows you to stream reliable, on-demand business information into your enterprise-wide systems, or commercial software and web applications. Using Hoover's database of industry information, 65 million company records and 85 million people records, you can deliver valuable business insight to your employees and customers. Learn More.


The Hoovers API is a legacy product and no longer actively developed in the United States.  For our new product offerings, please see the D&B Direct API website.

For inquiries outside of the United States, please contact your local sales representative.

Benefits Of API

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