Open Data API startup OpenDataSoft has raised €1.5 Million from Aurinvest. The startup, founded in 2011, has already enabled cities like Paris, Brussels & Toulouse, as well as large corporations like EDF, Keolis & ERDF as well. Outside of the Francophone regions, OpenDataSoft signed its first American & Australian clients this year.
The company spoke earlier this year at Connected Conference about the vast amounts of a data in the Internet of Things space, specifically around smart cities. Undoubtedly, as the number of connected devices increases, the ability to organize and structure data will become pinnacle – OpenDataSoft seeks to be the software-side infrastructure on which we build smart cities, and it seems so far they are doing a good job.