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Zachary Bookman: OpenGov Adds Open Data Mgmt Tools With Ontodia Buy

big dataRedwood City, California-based financial intelligence analysis firm OpenGov has bought New York-based open data management company Ontodia for an undisclosed sum in a push to expand offerings for the public sector.

Zachary Bookman, OpenGov co-founder and CEO, said Wednesday the companies aim to help transform “how governments analyze, share, compare and allocate public money” with their integrated portfolio.

The deal adds Ontodia’s Comprehensive Kerbal Archive Network-based open data tools and CivicDashboards designed for analysis for raw datasets to OpenGov’s technology portfolio.

OpenGov said it works with more than 1, 000 customer agencies throughout the U.S. to help them manage financial performance and transparency issues.

Ontodia co-founder and CEO Joel Natividad has been named director of open data at OpenGov.

Natividad and Sami Baig, who helped found Ontodia, as well as all employees of the company will join OpenGov’s office in New York.

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