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

Isle of Man Financial Intelligence Unit integrates OpenCorporates data to help detect financial crime

The Isle of Man Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) has acquired OpenCorporates’ data to support its mission ‘to protect the integrity of the Isle of Man’s financial system’. As part of this remit, the FIU aims to use OpenCorporates’ data to help detect financial crimes such as money laundering, as well as terrorist financing. This helps … Continue reading Isle of Man Financial Intelligence Unit integrates OpenCorporates data to help detect financial crime

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

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

Financial crime investigator: OpenCorporates is the ‘starting point’ of any investigation

It’s well documented that legal entities are commonly abused to facilitate financial crime. As far back as 2006, the Financial Action Task Force stated that “Shell corporations and nominees are widely used mechanisms to launder the proceeds from crime, particularly bribery”. That’s why countless transnational investigations into financial crime have started or been enhanced by … Continue reading Financial crime investigator: OpenCorporates is the ‘starting point’ of any investigation

Case study: OpenCorporates’ data helps Encompass automate Know Your Customer due diligence

“OpenCorporates' company data, when combined with on demand registry, regulator and exchange information from Encompass, helps our customers understand the full picture about a customer or other third party – fast. This means they can make more informed decisions as part of their Know Your Customer or anti-money laundering activities”. Alan SamuelsHead of ProductEncompass Challenge … Continue reading Case study: OpenCorporates’ data helps Encompass automate Know Your Customer due diligence

OpenCorporates’ data helps TISCreport go global

TISCreport is an online platform with a bold ambition: to help end corruption, human rights abuses and environmental crimes.  It aims to deliver on this mission by shining a light on the companies that make up corporate supply chains using a range of data sources, especially those that take an open data approach.  Read on … Continue reading OpenCorporates’ data helps TISCreport go global

OpenCorporates: 10 years of corporate transparency (and what comes next)

The world was a very different place in December 2010.  The first iPad had just been released, Instagram had just been founded – and it also saw the launch of a small corporate transparency site called OpenCorporates. Since then, OpenCorporates has gone from little more than an idea to being an essential resource for thousands … Continue reading OpenCorporates: 10 years of corporate transparency (and what comes next)

Show me the money: How OpenCorporates’ data helps Trase Finance shine a light on who finances deforestation

Tropical rainforest deforestation has a damaging impact on biodiversity and the climate. Whilst this is well known, what isn’t so well understood is who finances the activities, directly or indirectly, that lead to deforestation. That’s why Trase Finance has been created. The newly created tool aims to bring unprecedented transparency to the hundreds of billions … Continue reading Show me the money: How OpenCorporates’ data helps Trase Finance shine a light on who finances deforestation