Weekly StandUp #40-41: What Happened at OpenCorporates

Data the OpenCorporates team is scraping…. from the Data team Peter and Shyam have been working on business licenses, fixing broken company data importers, checking data for bugs and freshness. Update on what mysterious problem solving they are up to…. from the Dev team Peter: Ramping up the speed of data dumps Seb: Fixing memory … Continue reading Weekly StandUp #40-41: What Happened at OpenCorporates

Weekly StandUp #30-31: 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 and Shyam have been working on business licenses and fixing broken company data importers. … Continue reading Weekly StandUp #30-31: What Happened at OpenCorporates

Weekly StandUp #29: 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 has been looking at importing data from Panama, Jersey and other company registers them while … Continue reading Weekly StandUp #29: What Happened at OpenCorporates

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