Reflections of a product manager: What you should look for in company data

Product managers increasingly use company data at scale to power their products.  But too often, they encounter data that is opaque or stale – which limits their products and holds back their users.  Tim Goodman, our Head of Product and Data Acquisition, knows the challenges of the company data landscape only too well from his … Continue reading Reflections of a product manager: What you should look for in company data

Press release: OpenCorporates appoints Chief Revenue Officer to accelerate growth

Ralph Vossmeyer, former Teradata senior executive, joins OpenCorporates to create high-growth customer-centric sales organisation OpenCorporates, the go-to foundational source of transparent, reliable and up-to-date company data, has appointed Ralph Vossmeyer as its Chief Revenue Officer. His appointment comes as OpenCorporates was recently named one of Europe’s fastest growing companies in a report published in the … Continue reading Press release: OpenCorporates appoints Chief Revenue Officer to accelerate growth

Our mission: Opening up transparent company data for all

Our mission: To deliver genuine corporate transparency for the benefit of business, communities and society OpenCorporates has always been led by our strong public-benefit mission: to open up access to company data – so everybody benefits.  This mission, and the strong steps we’ve taken towards achieving it so far, set us apart as not just … Continue reading Our mission: Opening up transparent company data for all

Interview: Emma Prest on the value of transparent company data for investigations

Emma Prest is the Chief Technology Officer at the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) and recently joined OpenCorporates as a trustee. We sat down with Emma to hear about her work at the intersection of data, strategy and investigations. She explains why she thinks transparent company data is important – and why she … Continue reading Interview: Emma Prest on the value of transparent company data for investigations

Our future data platform: Giving you data how, where & when you need it

By Andrew Dunn, Chief Technology Officer, OpenCorporates OpenCorporates is already the largest open database of companies in the world – which is no mean feat. But there is great potential to expand the data we cover and improve the way we provide that data to our users. That potential is exactly why I joined as … Continue reading Our future data platform: Giving you data how, where & when you need it

Why OpenCorporates should be on your approved vendor list

Many large organisations, institutions and companies maintain approved vendor lists. These lists determine which vendors their employees should use whenever they need to procure a wide range of products and services – such as data from external vendors like us. Whether you call them master vendor lists, preferred vendor lists or approved data sources lists, … Continue reading Why OpenCorporates should be on your approved vendor list

Want to collect the world’s company data by yourself? Read this first!

Data, tech or product professionals that we speak to often tell us a familiar tale. They started off trying to collect the world’s company data themselves to power their new solution or platform.  They had limited success at first, realised how difficult it is, and then thought: “there must be a better way – and … Continue reading Want to collect the world’s company data by yourself? Read this first!

Highlights: Why transparent company data should be on your product roadmap

Company data enables product managers to build tools that help their users solve a range of challenges: from risk management to trend analysis.  But the company data landscape has held product managers back until recently, as accessing global data in the way it’s needed can be far from straightforward — and the data you could … Continue reading Highlights: Why transparent company data should be on your product roadmap

RiskWatch Podcast: Data transparency & its investigative impact

The global shift from opaque to transparent company data is aiding due diligence and investigations efforts. Shanti Salas, Vice President at OpenCorporates explains this trend in a conversation on the RiskWatch podcast, by Vcheck Global. He is joined by Seth Harlan, Global Senior Associate and Rahul Ravi, VP and General Manager of Vcheck Intelligence, to … Continue reading RiskWatch Podcast: Data transparency & its investigative impact

[Webinar] Why Transparent Company Data Should Be on Your Product Roadmap

Thursday, 7th October 2021 16:00-16:40 London | 11:00-11:40 New York Register for webinar > Your users need to verify, analyse and build on information about companies to solve critical business challenges, so creating the product features they need means you need company data at scale. But product development is being held back by company data … Continue reading [Webinar] Why Transparent Company Data Should Be on Your Product Roadmap