Meet Andrew Dunn, Chief Technology Officer

Andrew Dunn joined OpenCorporates as our Chief Technology Officer (CTO) late last year. He is an experienced leader of fast-growing and innovative technology companies, having been the CTO previously at Arachnys and Smarsh.  We sat down with Andrew to hear what some of the key challenges are when building a company data platform, what customers … Continue reading Meet Andrew Dunn, Chief Technology Officer

[Podcast] Former FBI International Corruption Unit Head on how data can connect the dots in cross-border financial crime investigations

Corporate opacity has long stood in the way of those investigating financial crime. Not only do shell companies and other opaque corporate structures hold us all back, but critical official data about companies is often siloed and difficult to use at scale. In this episode, we’re joined by a decorated investigator and one of the … Continue reading [Podcast] Former FBI International Corruption Unit Head on how data can connect the dots in cross-border financial crime investigations

Data4Good 2022 recognises OpenCorporates’ social impact with award

OpenCorporates has received industry recognition for the positive impact we have on society by receiving an award in the Data4Good Awards. Organised by the Enterprise Data Management Council and Chief Data Officer Magazine, the awards aim to “acknowledge and celebrate the exemplary use of data to best address global challenges in an effort to achieve … Continue reading Data4Good 2022 recognises OpenCorporates’ social impact with award

Case study: Quantexa uncovers risk hidden in corporate networks using OpenCorporates data

“OpenCorporates’ global company data enables us to resolve entities and piece together complex corporate networks in our knowledge graph – so our customers can uncover risks that wouldn’t otherwise be visible”. Alex BraidGlobal Head of Credit Risk SolutionsQuantexa Challenge Managing third party, credit, fraud and other risks is made difficult by the complexity of corporate … Continue reading Case study: Quantexa uncovers risk hidden in corporate networks using OpenCorporates data

Case study: Sonovate accelerates customer onboarding & credit decisions with OpenCorporates data

“Integrating the OpenCorporates API into Sonovate enables our customers to receive real-time invoice finance credit decisions and saves our risk team many hours when onboarding new customers”. Bob StrudwickCTOSonovate Challenge Sonovate is on a mission to reshape the future of work through its embedded payments and invoice factoring solutions. Focusing on recruitment agencies, consultancies and … Continue reading Case study: Sonovate accelerates customer onboarding & credit decisions with OpenCorporates data

Functional opacity in company data: What it is & why it matters

What does true transparency mean in today's complex, connected and data-driven world?  To us, it means the ability to: Access the resource you needFind the records you needUnderstand the recordsCompare the records to each otherJoin the records to other records – to make sense of them This is true transparency, and it's the transparency that … Continue reading Functional opacity in company data: What it is & why it matters

Timeline: Our journey opening up company data for all (so far!)

For over 10 years, OpenCorporates has defined the landscape for open company data. We have become the leading authority on how to achieve corporate transparency through data and have built an unrivalled data platform relied upon by hundreds of organisations – along with millions of individual users. That’s why governments, international organisations and other influential … Continue reading Timeline: Our journey opening up company data for all (so far!)

Working at OpenCorporates: What’s in it for you?

We are making OpenCorporates a great place to work so that we can bring about our vision of becoming the world’s foundational and definitive source of company data. But you’re reading this because you want to know: ‘what’s in it for me?’ In this blog post, we are excited to set out OpenRewards – our … Continue reading Working at OpenCorporates: What’s in it for you?

5 ways to use the OpenCorporates API to power your critical business processes

Workflow automation, data analytics and AI increasingly power all kinds of vital business tools. But these technologies can only scale and power critical business processes if the data fuelling them is reliable and fit-for-purpose. That’s why hundreds of enterprises rely on the OpenCorporates API every day, to enhance their solutions with programmatic access to transparent … Continue reading 5 ways to use the OpenCorporates API to power your critical business processes

Government agencies: 3 ways transparent company data helps

Government agencies increasingly use data and technology to help tackle financial crime, protect the integrity of financial markets and promote a healthy business environment more widely. A high quality and transparent dataset of all companies that exist in their jurisdiction or the wider world – like the data provided by OpenCorporates – is uniquely useful … Continue reading Government agencies: 3 ways transparent company data helps