Predicate Proposal - Date Incorporated

Value statement: The date that a company is incorporated is valuable contextual data, and in particular may have implications for taxes and reporting structures.

Definition: “The date that the incorporation requirements for a company were legally filed in its initial country or state of incorporation. Each state sets its own incorporation requirements, but the date of incorporation is typically the filed date of the corporate charter.“

Tooltip definition of the predicate: “The date that the incorporation requirements for a company were legally filed in its initial country or state of incorporation.“

Type of value: String

For enums all possible values: N/A

# of accepted values: one. An entity should not have more than one founded date.

Inverse Properties and Name: N/A

Examples of proper use:

  • Meta” “incorporation date” is “July 29th, 2004” [citation]. This date is from Meta’s (originally ‘Facebook’) certificate of incorporation, as expected.
  • Apple” “incorporation Date” is “January 3rd, 1977” [citation]. This is a clear statement from an Apple owned website about their legal incorporation date in their state of initial incorporation.

Examples of improper use:

  • Apple” “incorporation date” is “April 1, 1976” [citation]. This source is an agreement to form a partnership agreement for Apple, not to incorporate a company.

Usage in other schemas:

Constraints: Should only be applied to companies/organizations

Also known as: incorporated, incorporation date, date incorporated, incorporated on date, year incorporated

Suggested applicable templates on golden.com: Company, Organization

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Estimated cardinality of this predicate: ~1 billion, the rough expectation on the number of companies/organizations will be in Golden’s graph.

Estimated frequency of new values or changes: The incorporation date of an entity is a permanent property.

Minor update for this one: founded → incorporated.

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+1 on this proposal - seems very straightforward and a no-brainer

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