Name: Factual

Gil Elbaz, co-founder of Applied Semantics, driven by his belief that accessible data will enable more innovative tools and applications, founded Factual in 2007.

It’s an open data platform that works to maximize data accessibility, accuracy, and transparency. Factual delivers definitely global data access that will power web and mobile applications, enterprise solutions, and mobile advertising.

As its name implies, Factual’s mission is to deliver “clean and structured data with complete transparency to developers, via both download and API access on liberal terms.”