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Featured Database: PitchBook

December 5th, 2023

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring a new resource, PitchBook, brought to you by Morningstar, Inc.


PitchBook contains private market data – startups, private equity and venture capital investors, angel investors, limited partners like foundations and sovereign wealth funds, and associated deals and funding rounds.

Please note that PitchBook has a download limit of 10 downloads per day, per user and 25 downloads per month, per user. 


The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a business program of study. Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue Career Account.


Click Getting Started with PitchBook to watch the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • Mergent Online provides access to company financial statements, ratios, and other qualitative data, SEC filings, analyst reports, a historical daily stock pricing back to 1925.
  • PrivCo includes business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies.

Featured Database comes to you from the Roland G. Parrish Library of Management & Economics. If you would like more information about this database, or if you would like a demonstration of it for a class, contact Also let us know if you know of a colleague who would benefit from this, or future Featured Databases.

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