Mint Global contains information on over 200 million companies worldwide, both private and public. It's the Orbis database with a streamlined interface.
"Mint Global includes companies' financial accounts, credit scores from a number of independent providers, directorships, ownership structures, PEPs and sanctions information, and details of mergers and acquisitions activity.
The same data is accessible with an expanded interface via Orbis. "
Please use Internet Explorer for this database - it will not work in other browsers.
Good for public company research, analyst reports and private equity/venture capital companies.
For analyst reports, search by company and click the Research tab or go to Screening and Analysis tab --> Research to get the Advanced Search screen which allows searches by industry, table or contents and text for reports.
Venture capital and private equity modules provide details of companies funding and funded by private equity - use the Screening and Analysis--> Private Equity tab.
Thomson ONE is a platform for public company financials and analyst research, as well as venture capital firm, fund, and portfolio company information. This resource replaces both Investext and VentureXpert. Note: Works only with Internet Explorer.
Get lists of companies in the US by industry group, by geography, size, sales, etc.
Includes over 13 million U.S. companies. Provides searching and sorting features by industry, geographic location, company employee size, company name, sales size, etc. Also includes residential addresses for 120 million U.S. households.
Print directory of lists of executives in the US by company. The latest edition at the Business Library is from 2014 and is awaiting transfer to storage. Please ask at the Business Library for assistance with this.
Onesource (database listed above) also has executive information for each company in its database.
Learn how businesses in different industries operate, current trends, competition, major companies, barriers to entry, cost benchmarks, industry terms and more. Find trade associations for the industry and industries that feed into it or are the end-users of the industry's products or services.
Also includes reports on global industries as well as industries in China. Data include market size, market share, major players, and industry trend analysis.
A useful guide for industry research at UC Berkeley Library.
Forbespublishes lists of companies such as Best Employers, Most Trustworthy, Global 2000, Most Promising, Most Innovative, Asia's Best, etc.
Fortune annually publishes ranked lists of companies in various categories such as Most Admired, Fastest Growing, Best for Diversity, Best for ethnic groups, etc. Fortune 500 lists the largest, by revenue, American public companies and private companies that file financial documents with a government agency.
Inc 5000is a list of the 5000 fastest growing private companies in America.
Growth startups by metropolitan area.
SEC's form D contains the amount of money raised, equity or debt insurance, names of executives and directors, and other information when startups and investors raise money.
Weekly business news for major metropolitan areas in the US. Includes the annual Book of Lists, listings of top companies by various criteria in different regions. For the East Bay, see the San Francisco edition.
A print edition of the latest East Bay, San Francisco and Silicon Valley Book of Lists is kept at the Business Library. Please ask for assistance if you need to browse the print copy.