Montana (US) companies added to OpenCorporates

Please welcome Montana (US) as the 111th jurisdiction of company registries to be added to OpenCorporates, and 48th out of 50 of the United States of America. This adds over 300,000 companies to the site - both active and dissolved. The data we are publishing covers: Company Number Company Name Company Status Company Type Incorporation … Continue reading Montana (US) companies added to OpenCorporates

Omidyar Networks features OpenCorporates in a landmark report on the impact of open data in UK

This week, Omidyar Network released a landmark report which features six examples of open data that having a profound impact in the UK. We’re proud to say that OpenCorporates, specifically its work in the successful campaign for a public beneficial ownership register, was featured as one of the case studies. We’ve been championing the benefit … Continue reading Omidyar Networks features OpenCorporates in a landmark report on the impact of open data in UK

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

On winning the Best Open Data Business Award

  Last night OpenCorporates was the proud recipient of the Open Data Business award in the ODI's Open Data Awards – this is a great honour, and I'm rather humbled by it, and proud of the team that got us this far. Of course, awards are great to get, but they don't in themselves change the world. … Continue reading On winning the Best Open Data Business Award