The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched data.sec.gov for beta testing by developers. This new page hosts RESTful Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that deliver JSON-formatted filings data to external users, as well as SEC web pages.
The Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) has announced enhancements to its Legal Entity Identifier (LEI) search engine, adding rich data functionality. It has also published a companion API to enable third-party developers to automate and customise searches, potentially supporting a wide variety of LEI data use-cases globally.
A huge congratulations to Rachel Carpenter, co-founder, and CEO of Intrinio, who has been selected for the Forbes 30 Under 30 Finance list for 2020. Intrino is a US start-up that offers a user-friendly API for financial data analysis and aggregation. Amongst other feeds, the company pulls data directly from company XBRL filings, providing high-quality data […]
At Data Amplified 2019 Emily Huang, CEO, and Christine Tan, CRO, co-founders of idaciti, gave an inspiring demonstration of the powerful capabilities of their platform to make XBRL data more usable and understandable. Idaciti have built an impressive piece of software that allows companies, investors, and analysts to efficiently dive into XBRL data, streamlining their […]
Perhaps the most talked about presentation at Data Amplified came from José Antonio Huizar Moreno, CEO of 2H Software, who demonstrated a deeply impressive natural language query tool building on the potential to access XBRL data through an open API.
The conference also saw the initial release of an experimental Open API for Reporting that promises to greatly simplify analysis, making information more accessible and usable.
What can be achieved in a single day, with no experience of XBRL? One student who undertook a day long work experience placement with the UK’s Financial Reporting Council demonstrates the potential that can be unlocked by XBRL, even without time or prior knowledge.