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Entrepreneurship: Home

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


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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.

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Librarian

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Sara Heimann
Due to COVID-19, the UCI Libraries will be closed until further notice. Virtual appointments are available via Zoom or phone using the “Schedule Appointment” button above.

Office Hours at the
ANTrepreneur Center
are on hold until further notice.
If you need to meet with me, please book an appointment.

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Related Research Guides

Due to the interdisciplinary nature of entrepreneurship, you may find these additional research guides helpful:

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How Does This Guide Work?

Welcome to the
Entrepreneurship Research Guide!

The "Research" tabs represent various stages of entrepreneurial research.
Jump in with whichever tab fits your current research needs!

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Helpful Extras

  • Resources by Topic - curated lists of relevant resources for some of the most popular entrepreneurship topics at UCI (i.e., healthcare, biotech, engineering, and IT & technology)

  • Entrepreneurship @ UCI - on-campus resources for innovation and entrepreneurship, including centers, programs, and competitions

  • Public Library Resources - additional resources available from local public libraries

Meet the Team!

Given that entrepreneurship is interdisciplinary, the UCI Libraries has a team of librarians ready to assist you with your research and information needs.

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Annette Buckley

Business &


(949) 824 - 0360

Julia Gelfand

Applied Sciences &


(949) 824 - 4971

Need help after-hours?  Try this: 

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