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Entrepreneurship: People

This guide supports UCI’s innovation and entrepreneurship community by connecting users to relevant resources used to conduct research throughout the entrepreneurial process.

Databases for Researching People

S&P Capital IQ
Access: UCI - Authorized Affiliates
Geography: Global

A comprehensive company intelligence database, offering granular financial and capital structure information on millions of companies worldwide. Also features biographic and professional connection information for millions of business practitioners.  

Access: UCI - Authorized Affiliates
Geography: US & Global

Profiles of over 2.5 million professionals, including experience, education, current and former positions, and limited contact information. Ability to search for UCI alumni.
Users must create an account with their UCI email address. Download limits apply.

Nexis Uni Company Dossier
Access: UCI
Geography: Global

Formerly LexisNexis Academic. The Company Dossier tool has public and private company information (as available), for companies worldwide. Particularly helpful for hierarchical parent/subsidiary relationships and some executive email addresses (as available). 

  • Nexis Uni [homepage] >> Menu [top left corner]  >> Company Dossier
  • Tip: Search on either the ticker symbol (for public companies) or the company's formal name.
  • Learn this search!

Access Key

UCI - Authorized Affiliates
Access requires an active UCInetID and password.

Access is available to all users physically on the UCI campus.

Remote access is available to users with active UCInetID and password using the VPN.

Access is generally available to all users.


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