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Economics: Venture Capital and Private Equity

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Venture Capital (VC), Private Equity (PE), and Grant Funding

 

​PitchBook
Access: UCI - Authorized Affiliates
Geography: US & Global

Data and research covering the private investment market, including venture capital, private equity, and M&A transactions. Information on companies, deals, investors, and funds. Use PitchBook to establish benchmarks, identify and analyze competitors, and search investor details. 

  • Users must create an account with their UCI email address. Download limits apply.

 

CB Insights New!
Access: UCI - Authorized Affiliates
Geography: US & Global

Global data and information about the financing activities of startup companies and investors, including venture capital firms, angel investors, as well as M&A and IPO activity. Specializing in emerging industries, the database also offers data-driven research reports, performance metrics related to company health, and data visualization and presentation tools.

  • Users must create an account with your UCI email address. Download limits apply.

 

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, including data and graphs for historic stock prices, searchable SEC filings, mergers & acquisitions activities, and venture capital/private equity data.  

 

National Venture Capital Association
Access: Public
Geography: US

VC advocacy group, including resources for entrepreneurs and information on the VC industry.  (The UCI Libraries does not have a membership to NVCA.)

 
Money Tree Report
Access: Public
Geography: US
A quarterly study of venture capital investment activity in the U.S.  A collaboration between PWC and the National Venture Capital Association.  It is the definitive source of information on emerging companies that receive financing and the venture capital firms that provide it.
 
Small Business Administration:  Awards Database
Access: Public
Geography: US

Federal agencies with extramural research and development (R&D) budgets that exceed $100 million are required to allocate approximately 3% of their R&D budget to domestic small businesses with the potential for commercialization or technology transfer.  These grant programs are called:
  • Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) 
  • Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) 
A database of startup companies that received these grants is searchable by criteria including: state, year, and sponsoring agency (e.g. the National Institutes of Health).  
 
 

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