|Headquarters||Seattle, Washington, United States|
|Products||Social data discovery|
Socrata is a company that provides cloud-based data visualization and analysis tools for opening government data. Originally called Blist, Socrata was founded in February 2007. Socrata targets non-technical Internet users who want to view and share government, healthcare, energy, education, or environment data. Its products are issued under a proprietary, closed, exclusive license.
Socrata is headquartered in Seattle, Washington, USA with offices in Washington, D.C. and London, U.K. It received an initial A round of venture capital funding of USD 6.5 million from Morgenthaler Ventures and Frazier Technology Ventures in February 2008. The company received an $18 million series B funding round from OpenView Venture Partners, Morgenthaler Ventures, and Frazier Technology Partners, and In-Q-Tel on June 26, 2013, as well as a C Round of funding in late 2014. 
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