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

4,103,799 Citations
1,536,555 Relationships
259,904 People
102,776 Organizations
74,366 Business People
32,055 Businesses
18,483 Political Fundraising Committees
12,978 Academics
12,283 Lobbyists
10,051 Lawyers
9,220 Public Officials
9,081 Political Candidates
7,652 Private Companies
5,235 Elected Representatives
4,440 Government Bodies
4,284 Media Personalities
4,204 Other Not-for-Profits
3,971 Schools
3,153 Public Companies
2,147 Individual Campaign Committees
2,088 Philanthropies
1,797 Other Campaign Committees
1,592 Lobbying Firms
1,562 Membership Organizations
1,112 Law Firms
890 Industry/Trade Associations
619 Couples
525 Policy/Think Tanks
514 PACs
434 Consulting Firms
347 Public Intellectuals
340 Media Organizations
339 Cultural/Arts
295 Political Parties
271 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
258 Labor Unions
194 Professional Associations
149 Public Relations Firms
147 Social Clubs
114 Government Advisory Bodies
103 Academic Research Institutes
53 Elite Consensus Groups