[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

Podcast: Transparent company data & investigations

Shanti Salas, Vice President at OpenCorporates speaks to Todd Conklin, Chief Data Officer and Chief Information Officer at the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence about the role of transparent company data in investigations. Key topics: How transparent company data enables investigationsImportance of data provenanceEnabling new insights in investigations Listen … Continue reading Podcast: Transparent company data & investigations

The emerging market for transparent company data

By Sarah Arana-Morton, Chief Executive Officer, OpenCorporates Company data is essential. It lets people and companies understand who they are buying from, who they are working for, who they are doing business with, and – ultimately – how the world works.   But company data must be transparent.  Transparent company data means: Data that has clear … Continue reading The emerging market for transparent company data

Dark Money Conference: Joining the data dots

Stopping illicit financial flows and disrupting financial crime requires a coordinated response. Law enforcement, financial services firms, investigative reporters and many others all have a role to play – including, now more than ever, data and tech providers. That’s why Rebecca Lee, our Chief Impact Officer, will deliver a keynote presentation at the upcoming Dark … Continue reading Dark Money Conference: Joining the data dots

Third-party risk management: why transparent company data creates defensibility

Companies face more significant third-party risk management obligations than ever before.  A vital component of a third-party risk management programme is to understand who the suppliers, agents and other companies in their third-party ecosystem are at legal entity level – often across thousands of companies and multiple supply chain tiers.  Legal entity data you can … Continue reading Third-party risk management: why transparent company data creates defensibility

Press Release: OpenCorporates appoints new CEO to strengthen its leadership in transparent company data

Sarah Arana-Morton succeeds founder Chris Taggart, as OpenCorporates targets ambitious growth in emerging transparent company data market London, August 2, 2021  OpenCorporates, the go-to foundational source of reliable, transparent and real-time company data, has appointed its Chief Operating Officer, Sarah Arana-Morton, as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Arana-Morton succeeds Chris Taggart, the company’s founder … Continue reading Press Release: OpenCorporates appoints new CEO to strengthen its leadership in transparent company data

Case study: ethiXbase automates supply chain risk management with OpenCorporates’ data

“OpenCorporates plays a crucial role in our platform. Receiving company information with global coverage at scale from OpenCorporates helps our users to better understand who they’re dealing with in their supply chains”.  Michael ShortCo-Founder & Managing Director – Special ProjectsethiXbase Challenge Supply chain risk management is an increasing challenge for international companies.  Stringent anti-corruption regulation, … Continue reading Case study: ethiXbase automates supply chain risk management with OpenCorporates’ data

OpenCorporates’ data powers anti-money laundering knowledge graph prototype

Innovative uses of technology and data are critical to creating insight in many areas of business and society, not least the global fight against financial crime.  Graph analytics is one such technology, helping connect the dots in data between disparate entities (nodes) and uncover previously unknown relationships (edges) to identify potential risk. To help accelerate … Continue reading OpenCorporates’ data powers anti-money laundering knowledge graph prototype

Open identifiers: enabling insight & lowering barriers to innovation

Is the era of proprietary identifiers coming to an end? From April 2022, the US General Services Administration plans to stop using the DUNS number to uniquely identify companies registered in their System for Award Management (SAM). This number, which is the classic example of a closed, proprietary identifier for companies, will be replaced by … Continue reading Open identifiers: enabling insight & lowering barriers to innovation