What’s Your Next Big Idea?

Baker for Business (B4B) is a premium service that helps HBS alumni bridge the gap between ideas and action.

Baker Library answered over 1000  

alumni questions last year

The B4B Advantage

Uncover Insights that Matter to You

  • Our expert team excels at uncovering and synthesizing information from a broad array of trusted sources.
  • Gain insight into a market, industry, or trend and move your ideas forward.
  • Get biographical profiles, business document review, company and transaction screening, competitive landscapes, and geographic profiles.
  • B4B packages everything into a report that will help advance your ideas to actionable insights.


Alumni Use B4B: In Their Own Words

We examined trends and disruptors in digital transformation for a European professional services firm.

“The project research was spot on, detailed and with additional very useful reports.”

We analyzed a segment of the US beverage market for a Middle East-based firm considering market entry.

“…The English language is our second language, and the B4B team showed a great patience and high skills to understand what we were trying to get within the report, which meant a lot for our team.”

We provided supporting data to help a client value his own new firm.

“I’ve used B4B Research extensively while putting together my most recent business plan and found the value & time savings to be priceless!”

How can you take advantage of B4B?

  1. Describe your idea or question to the B4B team.
  2. The B4B team will follow up and schedule a conversation where we discuss scope.
  3. We’ll then draft a proposal, provide a cost estimate, get your approval, and begin the research.
  4. In 10 days or less, our B4B experts will deliver your report.
  5. Have more ideas or questions? Challenge the B4B team.

92 Years of Business

Research Excellence

About the Baker for Business Team 

We provide in-depth research and analysis to leaders in business and beyond, helping you make confident decisions quickly. We pride ourselves on finding insights and perspectives that you hadn’t considered and didn’t know existed. B4B harnesses the world-class expertise of Baker Library’s research staff, whose experience in professional services, finance, venture capital, law, innovation, and entrepreneurship supports exceptional results.