Reflections on Liberating Corporate Data through #FlashHacks

By Rebecca Sentance So far this year, I’ve had the privilege of attending many #FlashHacks events, data liberation hackathons run by OpenCorporates, which runs the world’s largest open companies database. Attending #FlashHacks has brought me into contact with the world of corporate data, which isn’t something I would ever have considered or had contact with otherwise. … Continue reading Reflections on Liberating Corporate Data through #FlashHacks

Weekly StandUp #5: 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. Want to help us get more data? Claim a mission! Data the OpenCorporates team is scraping…. from the Data team (Peter & Shyam) Business licenses. Business licenses are interesting because they contain information about business … Continue reading Weekly StandUp #5: What Happened at OpenCorporates

Join the OpenCorporates Community: Meetups, #FlashHacks & Missions

The time is here for me to finally announce OpenCorporate's Community plan for the upcoming year. We have kept a tight lid on it so far because we have been trialling different event formats since I joined OpenCorporates a few months ago. We've grown to  85 million companies in 100 jurisdictions worldwide in the past … Continue reading Join the OpenCorporates Community: Meetups, #FlashHacks & Missions