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CB Insights & Industry Analytics

Description: 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.

CB Insights also offers industry financing and exit (M&A/IPO) trends for over 160 industries ranging from high tech to life sciences to clean tech. CB Insights is backed by the National Science Foundation. The library subscription does not include the Valuation/Multiple Search feature, and limits downloads to 1,000 records.

Account holders can go directly to

Note: Individual account required. To set up an account:

  • Go to
  • Click on "No, I'm new here, let me create a password".
  • Enter your HBS e-mail address.
  • Fill out the required information.
  • After completing the form you will receive a confirmation e-mail from CB Insights.

Content Type: Company Information

Subject: Venture Capital, Private Equity, Mergers And Acquisitions


  • Current HBS faculty, students, and staff.
  • Individual account required

Use of this database implies acceptance of our Copyright and Licensing Restrictions.

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