Why OpenCorporates should be on your approved vendor list

Many large organisations, institutions and companies maintain approved vendor lists. These lists determine which vendors their employees should use whenever they need to procure a wide range of products and services – such as data from external vendors like us. Whether you call them master vendor lists, preferred vendor lists or approved data sources lists, … Continue reading Why OpenCorporates should be on your approved vendor list

Meet Tim Goodman, Head of Product & Data

Tim Goodman recently joined OpenCorporates as the Head of Product & Data, bringing valuable experience as a former product manager at Arachnys, a RegTech. He tells us why OpenCorporates’ data is so important for know your customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) professionals, and why our mission persuaded him to join us. What is your … Continue reading Meet Tim Goodman, Head of Product & Data

Supply chain risk: How transparent company data helps create insights

Greater scrutiny is being placed on corporate supply chains than ever before.  As a result, companies are seeking to mitigate corruption, modern slavery and other such risks in their ever-growing third-party ecosystems. At the same time, they are striving for insights that will help them to optimise their efforts and prevent disruption to business operations. … Continue reading Supply chain risk: How transparent company data helps create insights

Legal entities: Building blocks of the modern world

Since OpenCorporates was founded ten years ago, we have been laser focused on providing high-quality and provenanced legal entity data for all. In the early years, many people struggled to understand our fixation on legal entities. They were accustomed to using legacy data providers which identified companies by their addresses, names or other ill-defined identifiers. … Continue reading Legal entities: Building blocks of the modern world

2021: A landmark year for OpenCorporates

By Sarah Arana-Morton, CEO of OpenCorporates 2021 has highlighted just how important it is that company data is transparent and open to all. Now more than ever, it is crucial to understand precisely who you are in business with and how the company landscape is changing. We see this clearly with many more compa​​nies and … Continue reading 2021: A landmark year for OpenCorporates

Fresh US company data: Why it matters & how we deliver it to you

To leverage company data with confidence, you need to know that it’s as up-to-date as possible. But thousands of companies are created every day, and the fundamental information on existing companies changes all the time. This makes it difficult to get fresh data about companies in one US state alone. But it’s even more challenging … Continue reading Fresh US company data: Why it matters & how we deliver it to you

Press Release: OpenCorporates appoints new CTO to scale transparent company data platform

Andrew Dunn, former CTO of Arachnys, joins OpenCorporates to transform the OpenCorporates data platform  London, 15th December, 2021  OpenCorporates, the go-to foundational source of reliable, transparent and up-to-date company data, has appointed Andrew Dunn as its new Chief Technology Officer. Dunn is a technology leader and seasoned CTO who brings a strong track record of … Continue reading Press Release: OpenCorporates appoints new CTO to scale transparent company data platform

[Podcast] Pandora Papers: A wake up call?

The Pandora Papers came and went. Now what? Following the publication of  the Pandora Papers in early October 2021, this podcast analyses the legacy of the investigation so far, and what the anti-financial crime community should be doing in response. The investigation can and should act as a wake up call – driving forward the … Continue reading [Podcast] Pandora Papers: A wake up call?

Understanding small companies: Why you need data from official sources

Understanding the universe of small companies that exists is critical for most organisations – especially financial services firms. Core business functions like customer due diligence and credit risk checks rely on it. Yet because the company data landscape is fractured, this makes it difficult to know what companies exist – and not all data sources … Continue reading Understanding small companies: Why you need data from official sources

Tresata partners with OpenCorporates in the fight against financial crime

Tresata’s AI platform integrates global company data from OpenCorporates to expose bad actors and actualize potential nth degree party risk Tresata and OpenCorporates announced today a global partnership that will transform the way white collar crime experts, financial institutions, investigative journalists, risk and compliance leaders, and citizens at large combat financial crime. This partnership will … Continue reading Tresata partners with OpenCorporates in the fight against financial crime