New dataset alert: UK gambling licences

The latest dataset added to OpenCorporates is the list of operator licences from the UK Gambling Commission. This isn’t a huge dataset (nothing compared to the millions of US Business and Professional Licences that we already have), but it is quite interesting nevertheless. First, it’s a key dataset for Anti-Money-Laundering uses, as gambling licences is … Continue reading New dataset alert: UK gambling licences

Launching “Map the Banks” campaign to map the global financial industry

Today, we are happy to announce the launch of our latest campaign: Map the Banks - possibly first ever global sprint to scrape a single class of data from every jurisdiction in the world. For this campaign, we are focussing on how the financial industry is licenced to operate. The financial crisis cost the world … Continue reading Launching “Map the Banks” campaign to map the global financial industry