Provides private market data by industry and financing history. Includes startups, VC and PE-backed companies, as well as mature private and public firms. Access note: Log in required to access full content. Register for a free account with your colorado.edu email address. Users are limited to 10 downloads per day and 25 downloads per month. (1 download = 1 row of data on an excel file). Must use VPN to access this database from off campus.
A small but growing number of foundations may provide program-related investments (PRIs) to social enterprises as well as nonprofits. PRIs are low-interest loans that a foundation can give to organizations or projects that match the funder’s giving interests. This webpage lists possible sources of funding for social entrepreneurs.