Founded in 2011 as the start-up Biz-Q and launched in 2016 as
North Data GmbH after two new shareholders joined the company, the client obtains business information by analysing notices in the commercial register and other mandatory publications of German companies, as well as many other publicly accessible sources. The focus is on key financial figures as well as company affiliations and persons. Since 2020, the offer has been continuously expanded to include various European countries.
North Data offers its customers:
- Simple online research via their website
- Clear presentation & interactive visualisation of business information
- Premium service with additional data and presentations
- Data service with API and export for further machine processing & integration
North Data's simple and free online research tool allows for the creation of a holistic picture of companies – it offers the largest freely accessible compilation of profit and turnover figures of German, and now also some European, companies. In addition, a paid premium service is available to service providers from all sectors for detailed research and financial analyses.
Originally started for the German market, the offer was soon expanded to include other countries. Moreover, Frank Felix Debatin, founder of North Data, planned a technical and content-related modernisation of the front end in order to offer his customers a better user experience in the short term and to be able to implement future product expansions more easily and quickly.
Consulting, software analysis, developmentMethods
Funktional, agile, incremental developmentTechnologies
Backend: Java, Google App Engine, junit5, Mockito, Maven, GitHub, GitHub Actions, Immutables, OpenAPI Specification
Frontend: TypeScript v4, webpack v4, Node.js, npm, Less.js, Jest, jQuery, d3 v5, leaflet, GitHub Actions, dependabot, Fomantic UI, Open Street Ma