Venture Capital / Private Equity Backed Companies and Startups

There are many places you can get lists of — or information about — venture capital backed companies or startups.

For General Research & Information

  • PitchBook
    1. In the left menu select Companies & Deals.
    2. Use the tabs, such as Industry, to add search criteria. In the upper right select Search. Go to the Companies tab.
  • CB Insights
    1. In the left menu, go to Advanced Search > Company Search.
    2. Use the filters on the left to refine by various criteria. In the top left select See Results.
  • Tracxn
    1. In the left menu, go to Explore Databases > Companies.
    2. Use the filters at the top of the page to refine by various criteria. Results update automatically.

For Large Datasets

The above resources limit downloads, so these are the best options when you need a lot of data. If you're a Stanford GSB researcher, contact us so we can talk more about your research and available sources.

  • Crunchbase
  • Eikon (Eikon and SDC are both products by Refinitiv and so the underlying data will be similar, but the options to filter and export will vary.)
  • SDC Platinum


Answered By: Alice Kalinowski
Last Updated: Nov 17, 2020

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