Recommended research resources to assist you in evaluating your entrepreneurial venture.
- Business Source Complete
Full-text business journals, including Harvard Business Review.
Full-text newspapers, trade journals, and newswires. Includes Wall Street Journal (Jun 13, 1979-)
- ABI-INFORM Global
Full-text business/management articles.
- MarketResearch.com Academic
Reports by Packaged Facts (consumer goods), Kalorama Information (health science), Specialists in Business Information, Simba Information (media industry), Executive Summaries, and MarketLook Reports.Jump-Start Guide
- Datamonitor Reports (via Business Source Complete)
For industry profiles, add "marketline" in your search keyword; For MarketWatch or company reports, add "datamonitor" to your search.
- First Research (via ABI/INFORM)
Includes industry overview, recent developments, challenges, opportunities, call prep questions, etc.
- Lux Research
For current Stanford community. Not to be redistributed to any 3rd party.
Market research reports, company information, etc., for following industries: nanomaterials, solar, alternative power & energy storage, water, bIofuels & biomaterials, targeted delivery, green building.4 simultaneous users
For current Stanford community · No downloading feature for our subscription
Look under "Technologies" for different modules. Stanford's subscription covers renewable power only. It does not include Thermal, Smart Grid, and Nuclear.
- Capital IQ
- Current GSB faculty, students, and staff
: use SUNet ID (First time users need to request an account. Usual turnaround is one week.
) From 6/30 to 8/31, current MBA/PhD student access only available via a shared account in Traders Pit.
: Access in Traders Pit of the Business Library
Provides financial information on companies, private equity, etc.
- Thomson ONE (IE Browser only)
Company financials, earning estimates, market data and stock quotes, PE firms, etc. Spreadsheet Link (Excel Add-in) available on designated computers in Traders Pit of the Business Library. 20 simultaneous usersSpreadsheet Link User Guide
Technical issues? Click on the blue circle i (next to the database name) for more information.
- LP Source Basic
Access in Makena Capital Traders Pit of the Business Library
Profiles active limited partners and other investment firms, including investment criteria, allocation targets, preferred industries, fund histories, executives, etc. Jump-Start Guide
Previously published: Galante's Venture Capital & Private Equity Directory
and Directory of Alternative Investment Programs
For specific industries, consult these guides: