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CB Insights




CB Insights is a venture capital database featuring startups and private companies. The database includes brief company descriptions, financing details, and board members.


International private companies, startups, venture capitalists. 

Some public company information.

 VPN required for off-campus access 

How to use

In order to access CB Insights, you will need to register for an account using your McGill University email and create a password. Navigating in CB Insights is very straightforward. You can keyword search for startups, topics, or venture capitalists. You can also search existing collections of companies or build your own collections. 

The Advanced Search feature allows you to narrow down by company, deals, or investors. You can use the search filters to target specific geographic regions, industries, revenue types, and more.

advanced search features within CB Insights

APA citations for CB Insights

Reference List
Corporate Author. (Year). Company Name. Retrieval date, database URL.
CB Insights. (2019). MoneyTap. 

In-text Citation
(Author, Year)
(CB Insights, 2019)

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