Bloomberg for private companies

Founded: Oct 2010

London, United Kingdom

Duedil is the largest source of free private company information in the UK and Ireland.

Duedil enables anyone to identify, compare and screen potential suppliers and clients, target potential investment opportunities, benchmark the performance and growth of companies, build sales leads, check the solvency of prospective partners, discreetly monitor competitors and more, alongside social network integration.

Founded by entrepreneur Damian Kimmelman and launched in April 2011, Duedil is headquartered in London, UK. It’s backed by Passion Capital, Jonty Hurwitz, Federico Pirzio-Biroli, Sherry Coutu, and Tom Hulme.

Duedil has been shortlisted for two Guardian Digital Innovation 2012 awards, was a finalist at the TechCrunch Europas, winner of the GeeknRolla startup competition, and has been featured in publications such as the Telegraph, TechCrunch, the FT, Wired, The Guardian, GigaOm and The Wall Street Journal.

Along with companies such as Adobe, LinkedIn, and Thomson Reuters, Duedil was named as one of 31 companies expected to have an important impact on the information industry in 2012 by leading market research firm Outsell Inc, and the UK government’s Cabinet Office transparency team has cited Duedil as a business providing innovative services using open data, in Deloitte’s ‘Open data: Driving growth, ingenuity and innovation’ report.