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

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

Functional opacity in company data: What it is & why it matters

What does true transparency mean in today's complex, connected and data-driven world?  To us, it means the ability to: Access the resource you needFind the records you needUnderstand the recordsCompare the records to each otherJoin the records to other records – to make sense of them This is true transparency, and it's the transparency that … Continue reading Functional opacity in company data: What it is & why it matters

Timeline: Our journey opening up company data for all (so far!)

For over 10 years, OpenCorporates has defined the landscape for open company data. We have become the leading authority on how to achieve corporate transparency through data and have built an unrivalled data platform relied upon by hundreds of organisations – along with millions of individual users. That’s why governments, international organisations and other influential … Continue reading Timeline: Our journey opening up company data for all (so far!)

Working at OpenCorporates: What’s in it for you?

We are making OpenCorporates a great place to work so that we can bring about our vision of becoming the world’s foundational and definitive source of company data. But you’re reading this because you want to know: ‘what’s in it for me?’ In this blog post, we are excited to set out OpenRewards – our … Continue reading Working at OpenCorporates: What’s in it for you?

5 ways to use the OpenCorporates API to power your critical business processes

Workflow automation, data analytics and AI increasingly power all kinds of vital business tools. But these technologies can only scale and power critical business processes if the data fuelling them is reliable and fit-for-purpose. That’s why hundreds of enterprises rely on the OpenCorporates API every day, to enhance their solutions with programmatic access to transparent … Continue reading 5 ways to use the OpenCorporates API to power your critical business processes

Government agencies: 3 ways transparent company data helps

Government agencies increasingly use data and technology to help tackle financial crime, protect the integrity of financial markets and promote a healthy business environment more widely. A high quality and transparent dataset of all companies that exist in their jurisdiction or the wider world – like the data provided by OpenCorporates – is uniquely useful … Continue reading Government agencies: 3 ways transparent company data helps

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

[Podcast] Do you know who you’re in business with?

Customers, boards, the general public and other stakeholders increasingly expect that companies act ethically. But whilst you can protect and uphold your own standards, what about who you do business with? How much do you really know about them and their values and conduct? The complexity of corporate structures and the explosion of information available … Continue reading [Podcast] Do you know who you’re in business with?

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