Are you looking for information about companies in the United States? Finding US company information can be difficult. That’s because there’s no centralised official company information database in the US. US companies are registered mostly at the state level, so there’s a company register for each state – plus another for the District of Columbia … Continue reading Where to find US company information?
Andrew Dunn joined OpenCorporates as our Chief Technology Officer (CTO) late last year. He is an experienced leader of fast-growing and innovative technology companies, having been the CTO previously at Arachnys and Smarsh. We sat down with Andrew to hear what some of the key challenges are when building a company data platform, what customers … Continue reading Meet Andrew Dunn, Chief Technology Officer
“OpenCorporates’ global company data enables us to resolve entities and piece together complex corporate networks in our knowledge graph – so our customers can uncover risks that wouldn’t otherwise be visible”. Alex BraidGlobal Head of Credit Risk SolutionsQuantexa Challenge Managing third party, credit, fraud and other risks is made difficult by the complexity of corporate … Continue reading Case study: Quantexa uncovers risk hidden in corporate networks using OpenCorporates data
Good news for users of the open data ecosystem! OpenSanctions, the open database of sanctions targets and persons of interest, has started mapping sanctioned entities in its database back to company records in OpenCorporates – so their users can explore more detail about sanctioned companies. Everyone can use the OpenCorporates URL to view the related … Continue reading OpenCorporates identifiers now in OpenSanctions: A win for the open data ecosystem
Many large organisations, institutions and companies maintain approved vendor lists. These lists determine which vendors their employees should use whenever they need to procure a wide range of products and services – such as data from external vendors like us. Whether you call them master vendor lists, preferred vendor lists or approved data sources lists, … Continue reading Why OpenCorporates should be on your approved vendor list
Tim Goodman recently joined OpenCorporates as the Head of Product & Data, bringing valuable experience as a former product manager at Arachnys, a RegTech. He tells us why OpenCorporates’ data is so important for know your customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) professionals, and why our mission persuaded him to join us. What is your … Continue reading Meet Tim Goodman, Head of Product & Data
Greater scrutiny is being placed on corporate supply chains than ever before. As a result, companies are seeking to mitigate corruption, modern slavery and other such risks in their ever-growing third-party ecosystems. At the same time, they are striving for insights that will help them to optimise their efforts and prevent disruption to business operations. … Continue reading Supply chain risk: How transparent company data helps create insights
To leverage company data with confidence, you need to know that it’s as up-to-date as possible. But thousands of companies are created every day, and the fundamental information on existing companies changes all the time. This makes it difficult to get fresh data about companies in one US state alone. But it’s even more challenging … Continue reading Fresh US company data: Why it matters & how we deliver it to you
The Pandora Papers came and went. Now what? Following the publication of the Pandora Papers in early October 2021, this podcast analyses the legacy of the investigation so far, and what the anti-financial crime community should be doing in response. The investigation can and should act as a wake up call – driving forward the … Continue reading [Podcast] Pandora Papers: A wake up call?
Stopping illicit financial flows and disrupting financial crime requires a coordinated response. Law enforcement, financial services firms, investigative reporters and many others all have a role to play – including, now more than ever, data and tech providers. That’s why Rebecca Lee, our Chief Impact Officer, will deliver a keynote presentation at the upcoming Dark … Continue reading Dark Money Conference: Joining the data dots