Our Team

LittleSis is a project of Public Accountability Initiative, a 501(c)3 organization focused on corporate and government accountability. Our mission is to facilitate and produce investigative research that promotes transparent and accountable governance. PAI was founded in early 2008 by a group of activists, public interest lawyers, and academics associated with leading universities and major social change organizations.

Data Summary

4,003,680 Citations
1,481,361 Relationships
253,421 People
94,570 Organizations
72,688 Business People
30,529 Businesses
18,135 Political Fundraising Committees
12,685 Academics
12,239 Lobbyists
9,640 Lawyers
9,018 Political Candidates
8,751 Public Officials
7,339 Private Companies
5,089 Elected Representatives
4,151 Media Personalities
4,094 Government Bodies
4,048 Other Not-for-Profits
3,786 Schools
3,111 Public Companies
2,130 Individual Campaign Committees
1,941 Philanthropies
1,789 Other Campaign Committees
1,560 Lobbying Firms
1,485 Membership Organizations
1,033 Law Firms
736 Industry/Trade Associations
619 Couples
484 Policy/Think Tanks
454 PACs
356 Consulting Firms
322 Public Intellectuals
315 Cultural/Arts
287 Media Organizations
260 Political Parties
223 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
169 Professional Associations
160 Labor Unions
136 Social Clubs
133 Public Relations Firms
84 Government Advisory Bodies
66 Academic Research Institutes
45 Elite Consensus Groups