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FedBizopps Raw Data - API

Full disclosure: I am a GSA employee and the Tech Lead for FBOpen, a website and API for search and discovery of federal business opportunities. There is indeed both bulk data and an fbo.gov API ...
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Clickstream sample dataset

Dataset 1: Wikipedia Releases Clickstream Data Wikipedia has released a data set of clickstream data for January 2015. A clickstream is the path a user requests to get to a desired web page or ...
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Mapping Business Hours

This CSV dataset contains opening-closing hours for thousands of US hotels/restaurants/bars/museums/etc: https://github.com/baturin/wikivoyage-listings/ Business type, name and location are included ...
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Where can I find examples of open data being used in business?

The answers to the question on open data stories might also be useful to you. I've summarized some of those and added some more (courtesy of Anastasios Ventouris, pattern-recognition, Charles ...
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Need sample E-commerce order data

A popular answer comes from a 2010 question on Stackoverflow - Source Link Northwind database - (documentation & data model) NopCommerce sample dataset E-commerce dataset from Amazon / Google ...
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Data on business locations

Can't comment so sharing advice in an answer: Can you be more specific about what type of location data? If every type of category, you're probably best using APIs/licensed data from the likes of ...
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Free database or API of all North American businesses

As an aside, all British Company data is available at Companies House via the web interface or via CSV files: http://download.companieshouse.gov.uk/en_output.html
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Data on business locations

Foursquare provides a location layer, check it out. https://developer.foursquare.com/overview/venues
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Where can I find examples of open data being used in business?

Restricting to US businesses, this research is the most complete http://www.opendata500.com/ It lists a lot of companies with the kind of data they use.
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Where can I find examples of open data being used in business?

Just off the top of my head, not counting the various companies doing scientific research: USGS maps : used by resource exploration (eg, oil) companies, travel expeditions (canoe / hiking trips) ...
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Is there a data set listing which pharmacies have self-checkout lanes?

I think no such dataset exists. However, there might be some roundabout ways of approximating that information. Here's a Yelp query for reviews that feature the phrase "self checkout" in the Boston ...
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Seeking global list of registered businesses

Probably the closest thing you'll find to this is OpenCorporates. They claim to have data on over 60,000,000 companies. They don't have a download, but there is an API. It has a mixed usage license ...
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Internal company data: policy and documentation

Here are some more interesting ones: The Ropes at Disney (1943) Interestingly constructed with a rope going throughout the document; women at the time had 10 sick days and men only 5. Steam (2012) ...
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Database of French companies

You can use the SIRENE database, maintained by INSEE, part of the French government. It is the official companies database, and has about 10 millions. It is updated everyday. It used to cost money, ...
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How do I find data that helps US businesses export their products?

The International Trade Administration (ITA) has just released Version 2 of all of its APIs on its Data Services Platform. This means developers can access even more export data, more easily. Here ...
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Business performance data of web company like number of employees, revenue etc

Here's a link to datasets (Excel spreadsheets) from a NYU professor whom has been keeping corporate finance data on major corporations for 20 years: http://pages.stern.nyu.edu/~adamodar/New_Home_Page/...
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Where can I find project risk management data?

Some project risk management data can be found within the following resources: Enterprise Risk Management Initiative's Surveys and Benchmarking Data (free) TM Forum's Business Benchmarking Database (...
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Where to find number of companies by year revenue?

Government procurement systems See this answer for details on how to get the revenue numbers for firms supplying goods to governments: https://opendata.stackexchange.com/a/5149/1052 Though this ...
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Where can I get NY small businesses data, including revenue, number of employees etc?

There is a New York State Directory of Minority/Women-owned Business Enterprises. You can search using a form on that page, or download the entire directory as CSV or Excel. It has the following ...
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Transactional data over multiple years (Customer ID, Date, Price)

Kaggle once conducted a competition with 22GB of real transaction data: http://www.kaggle.com/c/acquire-valued-shoppers-challenge/data (registration required) But look after the terms of use (only ...
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Data on business locations

Wikimapia has plenty of business locations datasets. And as I know, they have an API to use. Here is the website of the Wikimapia API and here is an example of the output when you search by a ...
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Where to find data on Australian business types and locations?

I wasn't able to find any free datasets which answered my question. But the next best thing was a reasonably cheap dataset from http://datajet.com.au which had business name, type and lat/long:
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List of organization names

not sure what you mean exactly by organization, but i believe you seek data that can be found in open corporates. you can drill down to data available in the US from their site: https://opencorporates....
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Data on business locations

Wikivoyage has business details for the whole world. Its goal is not to cover ALL businesses, but to cover the best restaurants/hotels/attractions in 3 range of prices (yes it is subjective). The ...
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Free database or API of all North American businesses

There are many commercial data sources for company data. Data quality varies widely. INFOT (infotdata.com) sells reasonably good databases for most major countries, but it's Yellow Pages quality. ...
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Resolve company name / TLD to industry?

I'm afraid this is generally the kind of data which is not centrally collected by a government agency, and not freely given by businesses that set up to collect it for their own use or for sale to ...
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Resolve company name / TLD to industry?

DUNS is the best business list that I can think of -- but I have no idea if it has industry info in it. Years ago, when you wanted an SSL certificate, registrars wanted your DUNS number to verify you ...
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Where can I find examples of open data being used in business?

There are millions of examples of Open Data being used to support business. A more interesting business model around data are companies that resell data aggregated from multiple open sources into one ...
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Where can I find examples of open data being used in business?

There is now http://www.opendataenterprise.org/ - a list and map of companies and other organisations that use open data around the world.
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Free UK Company Database

Seems like OpenCorporates is exactly what you're looking for. It describes itself as: The largest open database of companies in the world https://opencorporates.com/companies/gb is the listing of ...
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