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

3,897,284 Citations
1,433,867 Relationships
247,807 People
90,566 Organizations
71,134 Business People
29,552 Businesses
17,480 Political Fundraising Committees
12,613 Academics
12,201 Lobbyists
9,141 Lawyers
8,977 Political Candidates
8,340 Public Officials
7,134 Private Companies
5,021 Elected Representatives
4,051 Media Personalities
3,955 Government Bodies
3,924 Other Not-for-Profits
3,756 Schools
3,090 Public Companies
2,119 Individual Campaign Committees
1,916 Philanthropies
1,782 Other Campaign Committees
1,551 Lobbying Firms
1,441 Membership Organizations
972 Law Firms
690 Industry/Trade Associations
619 Couples
441 Policy/Think Tanks
429 PACs
335 Consulting Firms
301 Public Intellectuals
288 Cultural/Arts
254 Media Organizations
247 Political Parties
206 Government-Sponsored Enterprises
166 Professional Associations
154 Labor Unions
132 Social Clubs
132 Public Relations Firms
71 Government Advisory Bodies
58 Academic Research Institutes
42 Elite Consensus Groups