Professional services firms: 5 ways to add value for clients with company data

Management consultants: your competitors are already adopting data-driven solutions to add greater value for clients. Are you lagging behind? Having worked with all Big 4 firms and a plethora of smaller challengers, in this blog post, we outline 5 ways company data can help professional services firms bolster and differentiate their service offerings – as … Continue reading Professional services firms: 5 ways to add value for clients with company data

Case study: Sigma automates risk detection & monitoring with OpenCorporates’ data

Summary Customer OverviewSigma Ratings (Sigma) is an AI-driven risk management platform which helps financial institutions and other firms to detect, score and monitor risks across the client lifecycle. ChallengeMatching companies mentioned in various risk-related datasets to their corresponding legal entity, so Sigma can automate their customers’ risk detection and monitoring processes. SolutionIntegrating OpenCorporates’ data into … Continue reading Case study: Sigma automates risk detection & monitoring with OpenCorporates’ data

Where to find US company information?

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?

Meet Andrew Dunn, Chief Technology Officer

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

Case study: Quantexa uncovers risk hidden in corporate networks using OpenCorporates data

“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

OpenCorporates identifiers now in OpenSanctions: A win for the open data ecosystem

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

Why OpenCorporates should be on your approved vendor list

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

Meet Tim Goodman, Head of Product & Data

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

Supply chain risk: How transparent company data helps create insights

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

Fresh US company data: Why it matters & how we deliver it to you

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