OpenDataSoft is a private software company specialized in transforming structured data into API and visualizations. Founded in 2011, OpenDataSoft targets non-technical users who wish to share and visualize government, health, energy and environmental data.

OpenDataSoft allows restricted and open sharing ecosystems like open data portals.


OpenDataSoft is headquartered in Paris, France with offices in Paris and Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. In 2014, the company joined the ODI start-up program[7] to promote open data for public organizations. In November 2014, the Electronic Business Group nominated OpenDataSoft in its top-ten most innovative French startups.[8]

In February 2015, the company signed its first contract in the United States of America[9] with the city and the county of Durham, North Carolina, USA.[10][11]

OpenDataSoft received an initial venture capital round of $1.7 million from Aurinvest in June 2015.[12]

Open Data

OpenDataSoft provides a cloud-based software for cities, public organizations and companies to host and share their open data. Data type includes temporal data, cartographic data (tiles, shapes, clustering), graphs and real-time data (M2M logs).

The company currently provides open data portals for the city of Paris, Brussels, Durham County and Durham City.[13]