Wikidata is a free knowledge base that can be read and edited by humans and machines alike. It is for data what Wikimedia Commons is for media files: it centralizes access to and management of structured data, such as interwiki references and statistical information. Wikidata contains data in all languages for which there are Wikimedia projects.
The initial development of Wikidata is funded by donations by:
Reached here from an article on Future of Search