Questions tagged [opencorporates]

Opencorporates is a web database of public information about companies https://opencorporates.com/

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Are there any good libraries available for doing normalization of company names?

I've run into a number of use cases where I need to normalize company names in a database before running automated and manual matching. We've usually ended up writing a specific script with endless ...
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Open company data for Germany?

OpenCorporates doesn't have data for German companies (yet?). Is there a source with open data for German companies?
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Scraping columns from a PDF

We are trying to capture rows from PDF tables & output them as lines of JSON - can anyone suggest a good technique for separating columns? Ideally using the tools linked below. Specifically this ...
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Why is my scraper returning inconsistent results and timing out?

I've been building a scraper in python (using mechanize) to get a list of banks off of: https://connectonline.asic.gov.au/RegistrySearch/faces/landing/ProfessionalRegisters.jspx The scraper is: ...
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Why is opencorporates considered open data when nothing can be downloaded?

I just discovered opencorporates.com, and they boast of being "open data" with these properties: The database is not published Downloading the data through the API 1 time in 1 year will cost around $...
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Scraping data from a PDF in HTML - table recognition

I have a simple looking table in a pdf file: one column containing company names. I don't know how many there are in each group but groups are separated by a bold line (the lower border of a table). ...
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List/database of organizations

Is there a list/database of corporations/organizations in the world or in the US? I saw opencorporates but it is paid and not free. Wondering if there is something freely available.
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Using OpenCorporates API to return officers of a company

I have a list of a few thousand company LLC names and jurisdictions from states around the US. I would like to use the OpenCorporates API to search for the company in the relevant jurisdiction and ...
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How to input my API Token into Openrefine

I am trying to use Opencorporate's reconciliation service in Openrefine. I have a paid API Token/Key. Where would I input my API Token/Key?
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Looking for open dataset mapping informal company names to ticker

We've looked for trained data for named entity recognition (in particular for company names). The end goal is to feed in a list of entity names (with potential misspellings, acronyms, punctuation etc) ...
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Order to Cash public dataset

I am currently working on a project where I need access to an Order to Cash(O2C) and Purchase to Pay (P2P) dataset. I managed to get a P2P dataset from here, but am struggling to data for O2C. I've ...
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Business register in Austria

I've tried to search for company register with API for registered businesses (including companies and self-employed people) in Austria, but with no luck. Does anybody know, if is there any?