Meet Laurence Reid, Head of Demand Generation

What is your role at OpenCorporates? I joined in January as Head of Demand Generation. I’m OpenCorporates’ first dedicated marketing hire. What drew you to work for OpenCorporates? It was primarily OpenCorporates’ disruptive mission of making open company data available for public benefit. In the short time I’ve been here, it has been exciting to … Continue reading Meet Laurence Reid, Head of Demand Generation

Tech notes: Towards a faster OpenCorporates

Towards a faster OpenCorporates

We’re always looking for ways to improve OpenCorporates, both our data and how we make it available to our users. More jurisdictions, more data, more insights, all provenanced White Box data that you can trust – and we’re working on some incredibly cool new developments in our data collection system, thanks to a grant from … Continue reading Tech notes: Towards a faster OpenCorporates

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

What does the Global Laundromat tell us about the need for open company data

Just as the EU is enters the final stages of negotiations to decide whether anonymous trusts and shell companies should be banned, the Laundromat scandal reveals why member states have the duty to ensure greater transparency. Yesterday, I wrote in the Independent about the need for transparency on corporate registries, beneficial ownership, and trusts. Whether … Continue reading What does the Global Laundromat tell us about the need for open company data

Weekly StandUp #43: 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. We’ve not posted in a while because our community manager was unwell but we’ve got a full update for you now. Want to help us get more data? Claim a mission!     HELLO 2016! … Continue reading Weekly StandUp #43: What Happened at OpenCorporates

OpenGazettes – Digitising Government Gazettes For A Data-driven Age

OpenCorporates is thrilled to announce the launch of a new project: OpenGazettes - which will open up government gazettes, aggregating them across multiple countries and enabling  powerful searches into the unstructured and rich seam of corporate events information contained in them. With a 300 year-old legacy Gazettes are generally recognized as the public record for … Continue reading OpenGazettes – Digitising Government Gazettes For A Data-driven Age