With more government agencies, NGOs, businesses and academic institutions making their information public, the data floodgates are opening. Now what’s needed are better tools to cull that “open data” and present it in a meaningful way. That’s the problem Junar will attack with $1.2 million in seed money from Aurus, Austral Capital as well as unnamed angel investors from the U.S. and Latin America.
Junar’s Open Data Platform promises to make it easier for users to find the right data (regardless of its underlying format); enhance it with analytics; publish it; enable interaction with comments and annotation; and generate reports.
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