Entrepreneurship

Quick Links: Entrepreneurship Resources Labor Statistics Global Industry Trends Austin Resources

Entrepreneurship Resources
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Library Databases

  • CB Insights
    On Campus Only! First-time users need to create an account using their SEU e-mail address.  CB Insights is a venture capital and angel investment database that provides daily real-time information about venture capital and angel investor-backed startup companies, venture capital companies, angel investors and transactions in the United States. CB Insights produces data-driven reports and analyses related to venture capital, private equity and angel investment on a regular basis, including an in-depth quarterly venture capital report.
  • PitchBook
    First-time users need to create an account WHILE ON CAMPUS, using their SEU e-mail address (Use the “create an account” link at the login screen). Once you have an account, this resource may be used off campus. If you cannot access PitchBook off campus, e-mail library@stedwards.edu   Search thousands of private equity and venture capital deals by hundreds of criteria. Use PitchBook to establish benchmarks, find real time data on deals, identify and analyze comparables, and search investor details. For training, consult the videos available under the “help” option on the top menu, consult the Guide for Getting the Most out of the Pitchbook Platform, or attend a Pitchbook Webinar.
  • Reference USA  (Watch Reference USA from Info Group You Tube Channel)
  • IBISWorld
    Contains hundreds of industry analysis reports, both current and historical, with economic, demographic and government information compiled by economists and industry experts; features Industry Research Reports, Industry Risk Rating Reports, Global Industry Research Reports, and Business Environment Reports.”The World’s largest provider of industry-based research.”
  • Hoover’s
    Hoover’s contains business information on public, private, and international companies.
  • Statista
    Statista provides access to statistical data on over 60,000 topics from more than 18,000 sources, including market researchers, trade organizations, scientific journals, and government databases. Much of the data is related to marketing, demographic, government and industry information. Data can be downloaded in JPG, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Lynda.com
    Provides access to videos about entrepreneurship.  Using Lynda.com
  • Small Business Reference Center
  • The Small Business Reference Center provides up-to-date information on relevant topics, including starting a company, operations management, sales, and growing or rescuing a business

Web Sites

Labor Statistics

Global Industry Trends

  • CB Insights
    On Campus Only! First-time users need to create an account using their SEU e-mail address.  CB Insights is a venture capital and angel investment database that provides daily real-time information about venture capital and angel investor-backed startup companies, venture capital companies, angel investors and transactions in the United States. CB Insights produces data-driven reports and analyses related to venture capital, private equity and angel investment on a regular basis, including an in-depth quarterly venture capital report.
  • Pitchbook
    First-time users need to create an account WHILE ON CAMPUS, using their SEU e-mail address. Once you have an account, this resource may be used off campus. Use the “create an account” link at the login screen.  Search thousands of private equity and venture capital deals by hundreds of criteria. Use PitchBook to establish benchmarks, find real time data on deals, identify and analyze comparables, and search investor details.
  • Bloomberg – Real-time financial market data, news, and price quotes including derivatives and many other types of data. Access Bloomberg from the designated terminal in the Munday Library near the Library Information Desk.  Be sure to reserve your session.    *First-time users, choose “Create a New Login” from the start page.  Follow the steps, making sure you complete each field – a text message with your pass code will be sent to you.  Remember your username and password for future use.  
    Read Bloomberg Getting Started Guide for Students
    Watch Introduction to Bloomberg (1:07)
    Watch Bloomberg Training – Industry Analysis from Fintute
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
    Business guides by industry and information for running a small business.
  • Export.gov
    Developed by international trade experts and economists, Export.gov provides trusted market intelligence, practical advice and business tools to help U.S. companies expand in global markets.
  • EO Global Entrepreneur Indicator
     “Taps into the minds of the world’s leading business owners to identify trends in the world economy.”

Austin Resources

  • Capital Factory
    Austin’s center of gravity for entrepreneurs.
  • Entrepreneur Center of Austin
    A modern training facility where the Small Business Program conducts regular classes, workshops and other small business related training.
  • TechRanch
    An Austin organization built to help entrepreneurs to find the right people, information and tools to start their business.
  • Orange COworking
    An Austin a membership-based workspace for entrepreneurs, freelancers, small businesses, telecommuters, and anyone else who can choose where they work.

Books & E-books