Corporate transparency: A call to action for boards

We recently posted about the legislative steps needed to open up access to company data and shed light on global money flows, as well as the true ownership of companies. But it’s not all down to governments – companies themselves have a key role to play, starting at board level. In this blog post, we … Continue reading Corporate transparency: A call to action for boards

OpenCorporates lends insight to Legislative Briefing on New York’s LLC Transparency Act

Rebecca Lee, our Chief Impact Officer, recently spoke at the Legislative Briefing on New York’s LLC Transparency Act, just ahead of an amended version of the bill passing the Assembly Corporations Committee.   We at OpenCorporates support this Act, despite delays to the provisions that enable the beneficial ownership register to be available publicly and as … Continue reading OpenCorporates lends insight to Legislative Briefing on New York’s LLC Transparency Act

Reflections of a product manager: What you should look for in company data

Product managers increasingly use company data at scale to power their products.  But too often, they encounter data that is opaque or stale – which limits their products and holds back their users.  Tim Goodman, our Head of Product and Data Acquisition, knows the challenges of the company data landscape only too well from his … Continue reading Reflections of a product manager: What you should look for in company data

Press release: OpenCorporates appoints Chief Revenue Officer to accelerate growth

Ralph Vossmeyer, former Teradata senior executive, joins OpenCorporates to create high-growth customer-centric sales organisation OpenCorporates, the go-to foundational source of transparent, reliable and up-to-date company data, has appointed Ralph Vossmeyer as its Chief Revenue Officer. His appointment comes as OpenCorporates was recently named one of Europe’s fastest growing companies in a report published in the … Continue reading Press release: OpenCorporates appoints Chief Revenue Officer to accelerate growth

Our mission: Opening up transparent company data for all

Our mission: To deliver genuine corporate transparency for the benefit of business, communities and society OpenCorporates has always been led by our strong public-benefit mission: to open up access to company data – so everybody benefits.  This mission, and the strong steps we’ve taken towards achieving it so far, set us apart as not just … Continue reading Our mission: Opening up transparent company data for all

US government switches over to open company identifiers

Today is a milestone in the trend towards a world of transparent company data.  The US federal government announced that as of 4th April, any entity doing business with it will be identified by a new Unique Entity Identifier (UEI). This identifier is non-proprietary – unlike the DUNS number, which was previously used.  The US … Continue reading US government switches over to open company identifiers

OpenCorporates shortlisted for Best Flexible Working Policy at UK Company Culture Awards 2022

We are excited to announce that OpenCorporates has been shortlisted for the Best Flexible Working Policy category in the 2022 UK Company Culture Awards.  About the awards The awards “recognise and celebrate companies who share values, care and nurture their workforce… and create a workplace environment that is beyond just an office space, even when … Continue reading OpenCorporates shortlisted for Best Flexible Working Policy at UK Company Culture Awards 2022

Interview: Emma Prest on the value of transparent company data for investigations

Emma Prest is the Chief Technology Officer at the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and recently joined OpenCorporates as a trustee. We sat down with Emma to hear about her work at the intersection of data, strategy and investigations. She explains why she thinks transparent company data is important – and why she … Continue reading Interview: Emma Prest on the value of transparent company data for investigations

[Podcast] Knowledge graphs: Creating insights about companies

Knowledge graphs are increasingly being used to help their users better understand the companies they’re dealing with.  In this episode, we're joined by Lewis Liu, Product Manager at Google Cloud AI, to discuss the role of data in powering knowledge graphs and how they can reveal insights about companies. Topics Business challenges knowledge graphs can … Continue reading [Podcast] Knowledge graphs: Creating insights about companies

10 reasons to work at OpenCorporates: A tech firm with mission & ambition

By Chloe Trenchard, CHRO & Kate Pierre, Head of People at OpenCorporates At OpenCorporates, we are proud to be a tech firm with a true mission at heart and a massive ambition to win.  We are now in an exciting period of growth, as we scale up our technology platform to lead the emerging market … Continue reading 10 reasons to work at OpenCorporates: A tech firm with mission & ambition