Socrata, a startup working to make government data more easily accessible to companies and services, has raised $30 million in new funding.
Socrata has raised at least $30 million out of possible $35 million it’s seeking to close, according to a filing it submitted today to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The filing lists Jai Das of Sapphire Ventures as a director.
Although Socrata mentions several products on its website, it’s mainly focused on helping bridge government data and companies and developers through application programming interfaces (APIs), applications, and online data portals. The goal is to increase government transparency and citizen engagement through government data. Continue>>>