Dark Money Conference keynote highlights: Joining the data dots

Our Chief Impact Officer, Rebecca Lee, recently presented a keynote presentation at the Dark Money Conference 2021 on how our efforts to collect and join the dots in company data help the anti-financial crime community. In this blog post, we share the key highlights from her keynote, and shed light on some of the key … Continue reading Dark Money Conference keynote highlights: Joining the data dots

OpenCorporates’ data helps the OECD analyse multinational enterprises

Multinational enterprises have a major impact on our economies and societies – so we all need to understand where they are, how they operate and where they pay taxes.  That’s why the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) set up a knowledge graph to improve the available information on multinationals.  The Analytical Database on … Continue reading OpenCorporates’ data helps the OECD analyse multinational enterprises

Want to collect the world’s company data by yourself? Read this first!

Data, tech or product professionals that we speak to often tell us a familiar tale. They started off trying to collect the world’s company data themselves to power their new solution or platform.  They had limited success at first, realised how difficult it is, and then thought: “there must be a better way – and … Continue reading Want to collect the world’s company data by yourself? Read this first!

Highlights: Why transparent company data should be on your product roadmap

Company data enables product managers to build tools that help their users solve a range of challenges: from risk management to trend analysis.  But the company data landscape has held product managers back until recently, as accessing global data in the way it’s needed can be far from straightforward — and the data you could … Continue reading Highlights: Why transparent company data should be on your product roadmap

[Podcast] Pandora Papers: How open company data enabled the investigation

The revelations of the Pandora Papers, one of the biggest journalism investigations, can’t have escaped your attention recently.  Whilst the findings of the investigation are well-documented, this podcast covers the enabling role open company data plays in investigative reporting. Two exciting guest speakers who were at the core of the International Consortium of Investigative Reporters’ … Continue reading [Podcast] Pandora Papers: How open company data enabled the investigation

Pandora Papers: Another reminder why the world needs open company data

As the Pandora Papers investigation hit the world’s headlines recently, we were proud to confirm that OpenCorporates was one of the data sources used by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and their partners to verify companies mentioned in the 11.9m leaked documents.  Like everyone else, we have been reading through the series of … Continue reading Pandora Papers: Another reminder why the world needs open company data

Meet Julia Apostle: OpenCorporates’ Non-Executive Director, former Twitter & FT lawyer

Julia Apostle joined us as a Non-Executive Director on the OpenCorporates Operating Board. A practicing lawyer, Julia brings almost 20 years of experience spanning the intersection between law, technology and data from the likes of Twitter and the Financial Times.  In addition to her role at OpenCorporates, she is a partner in the Tech Transactions … Continue reading Meet Julia Apostle: OpenCorporates’ Non-Executive Director, former Twitter & FT lawyer

RiskWatch Podcast: Data transparency & its investigative impact

The global shift from opaque to transparent company data is aiding due diligence and investigations efforts. Shanti Salas, Vice President at OpenCorporates explains this trend in a conversation on the RiskWatch podcast, by Vcheck Global. He is joined by Seth Harlan, Global Senior Associate and Rahul Ravi, VP and General Manager of Vcheck Intelligence, to … Continue reading RiskWatch Podcast: Data transparency & its investigative impact

[Webinar] Why Transparent Company Data Should Be on Your Product Roadmap

Thursday, 7th October 2021 16:00-16:40 London | 11:00-11:40 New York Register for webinar > Your users need to verify, analyse and build on information about companies to solve critical business challenges, so creating the product features they need means you need company data at scale. But product development is being held back by company data … Continue reading [Webinar] Why Transparent Company Data Should Be on Your Product Roadmap

OpenCorporates’ Operating Board: providing great governance & accelerating growth

Promoting good governance and responsible businesses is central to OpenCorporates’ mission. This makes it particularly important that we hold ourselves to high standards in these areas, and a key way we do that is through our Operating Board. We assembled our Operating Board last year to bring great governance to our operations, and to become … Continue reading OpenCorporates’ Operating Board: providing great governance & accelerating growth