In big news on the government data and transparency front, the premier provider of federal campaign finance information, Center for Responsive Politics (CRP), have announced they are opening for bulk download 20 years worth of data used to power their web site OpenSecrets.org. More than 200 million records are being made available of itemized contributions, campaign spending, lobbying, personal finance, and sponsored travel. CRP began tracking campaign contributions in the late 1980s. Their stats and staff are trusted and quoted by the Media as the gold standard reference.
In 2007; Jono (Jonathan Morse), Dusty, and Kevin created Tripleseat to streamline event planning processes with robust software. Five years later, restaurants and event planners can easily capture leads, manage bookings, generate documents, manage contacts, and run reports from simple user interfaces. However, Tripleseat has extended its software via the Tripleseat API.