Baker Library | Bloomberg Center

Databases by Subject

Venture CapitalAccess

Business Plans Handbook

A collection of actual business plans.
  • HU PIN
  • Authorized Baker visitors

Capital IQ

Data on public and private companies, investment firms, capital transactions, and people.
  • Current HBS faculty, doctoral and MBA students, and staff can request individual accounts or access in the Stamps Reading Room.

CB Insights & Industry Analytics

CB Insights is a private company database that tracks global venture capital, angel investment, private equity, M&A, and IPO activity related to private companies.
  • Current HBS faculty, students, and staff.
  • Individual account required


Global online deal sourcing network for mergers & acquisitions professionals.
  • Current HBS faculty, staff, and students.
  • Individual account required


A comprehensive platform used to analyze financial data from global equity and fixed income markets, and public and private companies.
  • Current HU faculty, staff, and students.
  • Individual accounts required
  • Masters/undergraduate students: must use FactSet Connect (web version).
  • PhDs/faculty/staff: may use FactSet Connect (web version) or full desktop client.


Database of potential venture funders


A global database containing information on millions of companies.


Information on private equity and venture capital companies, funds and deals.

SDC Platinum - Securities Data Company

Provides detailed information on new issues, mergers and acquisitions, syndicated loans, private equity, and more for the global financial marketplace.
  • Current HU faculty, students, and staff in Baker

Thomson ONE

Features market quotes, earnings estimates, financial fundamentals, press releases, transaction data, corporate filings, ownership profiles and research from Thomson Financial.
  • HBS intranet
  • Authorized Baker visitors
  • Alternative link for use in Baker Library only


News, information and analysis on Indian finance, private equity and venture capital.

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