Linkurious is a French software company that provides social network analysis primarily through graph visualization. == History == Linkurious was founded in 2013 by Sébastien Heymann, David Rapin and Jean Villedieu following the development of Gephi, which was inspired by the prototype for Stanford's Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis project Mapping the Republic of Letters and looked at connections across thousands of communities in Europe and North America during The Enlightenment.