January 28, 2022

Business Research: "OpenCorporates Hits 20 Million Companies, an Open Data Milestone"

From the Open Knowledge Foundation Blog:

Less than eight months ago, OpenCorporates : The Open Database Of The Corporate World launched with the rather ambitious goal of creating a URL for every company in the world. Five months later, it had already reached 10 million companies. And now, barely 3 months after that, it has doubled that to over 20 million companies.

In that time, OpenCorporates has:

Direct to OpenCorporates Database

Read the Complete Blog Post

See Also: “Introducing a new list just for open data on companies” (via OKFN Blog)


About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.