FINANCE 305 - Financial Data Sources: Top Resources
Asset Class Return Assumptions & Factor Data
Unlike the other sources listed, these are freely available websites.
Understanding Alternative Assets
- Preqin AcademyA free resource from Preqin that will "walk you through the basics of alternative investments, and offer valuable insights to support you as you take the next steps in education or as you develop your career."
Venture Capital and Private Equity Data
- PitchBook This link opens in a new windowIf you are unable to login, see PitchBook Access.
Research companies, deals, funds, and investors across the private investment lifecycle worldwide. Great for venture capital (VC) and startup research.
For: Current Stanford faculty, staff, and students.
Help: PitchBook accounts | Pitchbook mobile app access | Video tutorials
- Preqin This link opens in a new windowFinancial data and information on the alternative assets market worldwide. Data covers private capital and hedge funds, including fund, fund manager, investor and deal information, as well as market-wide benchmarks.
Help: Preqin access help
Other Finance Data Sources
Use our Knowledge Base entries to learn how to find all types of finance data.