- February 4, 2011
Factual is very ambitious and we share their desire to “liberate the world’s data”. That being said, they are building an open-source database and we are building a frictionless data marketplace. These are two different things, and don’t preclude us from working together towards our shared desire. If we are successful in disrupting the $100 billion data services market, maybe the first sentence in the article below will some day contain names like Jacob Perkins, Joe Kelly, Dhruv Bansal, Flip Kromer, Hollyann Wood, Jesse Crouch, Kurt Bollacker, Michelle Greer, Dennis Yang, Chris Howe, Adam Seever, or heck, maybe even Nick Ducoff.
Read more about Factual at Wall Street Journal’s website.