Start-ups and small businesses
- Find information on start-ups and other companies that are too small or too new to be listed in other resources listed in this guide.
- Keep up with company news, find out the fate (e.g., acquisition, IPO, bankruptcy) or current progress of a start-up.
- Evaluate potential partners, customers, competitors, or investments.
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Up-to-date information on public and private companies, also allows you to create a list of start-up or VC-backed companies by industry under the "Private Equity" tab.
Useful for identifying private and public companies, company data and global partners. Strong international coverage.
Information on portfolio companies, also allows you to create a list of start-up or VC-backed companies by industry.
Public Web sites:
Profiles of small businesses that often include information on company size and revenues.
Offers company profiles that often include information on company size and revenues.
High-tech business focused directory, offering company profiles, investor listings and articles.
Some companies includes profiles on LinkedIn, which may include basic information such as contact information, company size and names of executives.
Free company profiles including information on the company's founding and status can be found at the BusinessWeek Company Insight Center.