OpenCorporates hits 100 million companies

One of our members, OpenCorporates, maintains the largest database of open companies in the world – and they’ve just reached 100 million companies in their directory.

The International Anti-Corruption Summit has just wrapped up in London – so now’s a relevant time for the business – as they played an important part in the recent Panama Papers scandal.

During the peak of the scandal they saw an 11,000% uptake in use in Argentina – where information about Argentina’s president was found in OpenCorporates data.

They also added company information from Delaware – one of the top incorporation districts for companies named in Panama Papers.

They’re now looking to hire a ruby coder (preferably one that cares about making a difference in the world) so if you’re keen – click here.


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