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A database of companies for business development

First Source

First Source is a query-able database of all companies registered in India.

It has information on over

  • 1.8 million companies
  • 2.8 million signatories (directors)
  • 0.9 million charges on assets
  • 0.4 million annual report documents (with content markings)

The First Source database is created from official filings by companies.

First Source provides search tools. This can be used to successfully find all companies in a location or all companies by the size of their Paid up Capital, or Nature of business or Incorporation year. This is a very powerful feature that helps you in expanding your business or to find new business partners.

The database already has financial statements of over 49,000 companies. And the financials of the others is available on demand with a quick turnaround time.

First Source generates neat tabulations based on the profit and loss statement and balance sheet and also calculates most financial ratios.

The First Source database is updated regularly. Requests for updation of Company master, Signatories and Charges is processed immediately.

Directors of companies are often highly networked. This networking is manifest in their simultaneous directorships over multiple companies. First Source provides a tool to search for a director and the companies on which the director holds directorships.

This feature is very useful for banks and others who would like to check the credentials of the people who manage the companies they deal with or plan to deal with.

First Source is to help you expand your business with the help of a large database of official filings.


To learn more about our services, please contact us using the interface below.


We aim to understand the dynamics of the economy and use this knowledge to help our clients take informed decisions

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