Meet Jenny Laurence

Hello. Tell us about who you are & what your role is at OpenCorporates. Hello, I’m Jenny. In January, I joined OpenCorporates as the Accounts and Administration Executive. My role is to keep the OpenCorporates office running smoothly, providing essential support, and assisting the implementation of our new corporate structure. What drew you to OpenCorporates? … Continue reading Meet Jenny Laurence

OpenCorporates at NICAR18

OpenCorporates is blowing into Chicago for this years’ NICAR conference! We’re very excited to be joining an incredible line up of leading data reporters from across the globe sharing knowledge, tools and resources for data driven investigations. OpenCorporates is an essential tool in any journalists toolkit, enabling simple and powerful searches of over 138 million … Continue reading OpenCorporates at NICAR18

OpenCorporates Impact Report – 2017

It was another momentous year for OpenCorporates. Over the course of the year we’ve laid the foundations to secure our public mission for the long term, advanced our relentless campaigns, and of course continued the complex work of opening and cleaning up company data. We’ve also grown in size, welcoming a whole load of newbies (and saying a fond goodbye to a couple of long-standing team members).

Introducing corporate events – timeline data for companies

We live in a corporate world – companies are involved with everything we do, yet the disparity between the availability of personal and company information is striking. We see the timeline of significant (and not so significant) events of our friends in social network feeds every day. Yet it’s extraordinarily difficult to do the same for the companies that we work for, buy from, do business with, help craft our laws via lobbying, and generally influence our lives in multiple ways.