Inex One vs. GLG

Expert networks are a popular tool to get critical business insights. But how do you choose which expert network is best for you?

Speaking with more than 400 users, we identified that the top decision points are the number and quality of experts, total cost of the service, administrative ease, and compliance features.

Below, you can compare Inex One with GLG. You’ll see how the two platforms stack up across all relevant metrics.

An overview of Inex One and GLG

Inex One is the alternative to GLG.

Inex One is technology firm founded in 2018. The platform aggregates more than 30 expert networks and survey vendors in one portal. As an unbiased platform, Inex One enables clients to cast a wide net, access unique experts, and get the best price in the market. Having grown rapidly, Inex One has more than 300 clients as of early 2023.

GLG expert network logo

GLG is an expert network founded in 1998. It operates a standard expert network model and has one of the largest expert network databases in the industry. Once dominant, GLG has dropped below 30% market share in the global expert network industry. GLG had about 2,700 clients when it filed for an IPO in 2021.

Compare pricing and features: Inex One vs GLG


Inex One



Payment model


$50k prepayment

Average cost per interview


$1,350/h *


Number of experts

3.5 million

1 million

Custom-recruited experts

Specialized expert recruiters



Platform to review experts

Phone and video call options

Team collaboration features


Free call recordings and transcripts


Searchable library of all your previous calls and transcripts


One portal to access multiple networks


Platform chat instead of email, to declutter your inbox


Survey platform

Offers surveys

Competitive survey bids from multiple vendors


Efficient collaboration platform for surveys


Search across all your past survey projects


Compliance technology

Compliance team dashboard

Monitor ongoing expert calls

Set custom compliance rules, flags and controls

Best-practice compliance policies embedded

Inex One user feedback

We are proud of having satisfied customers in every client segment.

Public markets

Inex One allows us to efficiently access an expansive network of experts, streamlining our research and due diligence process. Most importantly, they put their customers first with transparent, pay-per-use pricing, a rare concept in the expert network industry.


Tom Bachrach

Principal at PFH Capital

Strategy Consulting

Inex One's expert networks are really fast at providing relevant experts. Also, the platform feels very modern vs. more old-school communication styles like using e-mails or calling people.


Marco Studer

Senior Manager M&A at Deloitte

Private Equity

Being able to work with multiple networks in one platform is great - we save a ton of time. Inex One is now our only expert network provider. We don't need anything else.


Benoît Jacob

Investor at DN Capital

Three reasons to switch to Inex One from GLG

  1. Access unique insights. Why use one expert network when you can use 30 in one portal? Access insights that your competitors don’t.

  2. Always get the best price. The marketplace gives you price transparency and the lowest cost for insights. Pay-as-you-go instead of a large prepayment keeps your cash in your bank and vendor incentives aligned with yours.

  3. Simplify your billing process. Save time on admin. One invoice per project, no matter how many networks you’ve engaged. The central dashboard gives you control of firmwide research spending.