Weekly StandUp #24: What Happened at OpenCorporates

This post is the part of a weekly blogpost series updating you on what’s going on at OpenCorporates this week. Want to help us get more data? Claim a mission!

Data the OpenCorporates team is scraping…. from the Data team
Shyam is working on the US business licenses data and a company registry bots within OpenCorporates.

5 word update on what mysterious problem solving they are up to…. from the Dev team
Lukas: On holiday
Peter: Showing license data in company pages
Seb: Showing license data in company pages

Bots submitted by community members…. from Peter Evans.
t’s been a quiet week because PeterE is on holiday but we’re preparing for our FlashHacks next week and will have more to report.
And here’s an excellent piece by Giles on Visualising Hebden Bridge businesses with OpenCorporates data on our blog that you must check out! Here’s a sneak peak.

The next #FlashHacks is…
London, 29th July, 6 – 10pm >> Join Us!
Want to host your own #FlashHacks? Get in touch hera@opencorporates.com .

Tweet of the Week
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What else?

  • Peter: Spent some time organising Python UK (Sept).
  • Hera (me!) spoke at an ODI Event about how OpenCorporates is disrupting traditional international development. There will be a blog about this soon! Watch this space.

Too short an update? What can we say, some weeks are quite…..

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