In this chapter, we will learn the basics of how to explore and visualize a graph database with Linkurious.
This section of the manual and the following chapters are based on a dataset coming from Crunchbase. Crunchbase is a popular website that tracks the start-up ecosystem, especially companies and investors.
We have used Crunchbase to create a graph database of approximately 75 000 nodes and 250 000 edges. From this we have then created a subset of to focus on San Francisco Bay Area companies only. It contains 14 866 nodes and 47 093 edges. A graph contains 4 types of nodes:
Companies and investors are linked to cities by the
Companies are linked to each other by the
Investors and companies are linked to each other by the
Companies are linked to markets by the
In order to follow this manual, we suggest you to
download and install the dataset.
Extract the archive and put its content in the folder