Title of the project
Financial data portal
Project idea (elevator pitch)
A crowdsourced open data portal dedicated to global finance.
The story behind the project
There is a great need for collaboration to understand financial exchanges. Some organizations do not publish any data, others publish them in esoteric formats or periodicity, and good practices are rare. NGOs, journalists, researchers, citizens are doomed to do a lot of investigations, reconstructions, conversions, crossings of the data. There are many initiatives, but they are scattered, have different goals, and are not always very collaborative. We would like to try to further the collaboration between the various actors, starting with a census of existing or missing data, a kind of crowdsourced portal of financial data, referencing data sets, documents, sources, pending investigations, missing information, etc.
Available datasets used
As many datasets and repositories as possible.
- Communication of financial data to the public
During the hackathon, we: