CB Insights

Private global equity, venture capital, and angel investment database that provides both historical and daily real-time information about VC- and angel investor-backed startup companies, venture capital companies, angel investors and their interests, private company financing deals, incubators, related mergers and acquisitions transactions, and more.

Search and screen by funding round or amount, location, name, industry, and many more criteria. Coverage is 2000 to current. Also provides data-driven reports and analyses related to venture capital, private equity, and angel investments, including an in-depth quarterly Venture Capital Activity Report. (Please note that academic subscriptions do not include the "Industry Analytics" module.)  


If you are having problems connecting to a database, please check the following:

  1. Confirm you have the proper access privileges for this database.
  2. Make sure you have the proxy server properly configured.
  3. Check if the database requires a special account.
  4. Check if the database requires a specific web browser.

If you continue to have problems, please contact your area of computer support:

Anderson Faculty/Staff/PhD Students:
CS Response

Anderson Full Time MBA/EMBA/FEMBA/GEMBA/MFE Students:
Student Technology Services (STS)

Non-Anderson UCLA Faculty/Staff/Students
Bruin OnLine

UCLA Anderson Login
Special Request (see notes)

Anderson Proxy Server required at all times.

Requires Registered CB Insights Account and Current Anderson Network Account.

New (first-time) Users: Create your own account (including your own password), to be used each time you access CB Insights. Account username must use Anderson School email address only; example: firstname.lastname@ anderson.ucla.edu [student email addresses include graduation year]
Be sure to save the email confirmation you receive when your account starts: your monthly usage allotment starts on that date. For example, if your account starts on August 7, then your monthly usage allotment re-sets to zero one month later, on September 7.

Important Notes About UCLA Anderson's Subscription:

The "University-Monthly" plan subscription allows each UCLA Anderson user account the following: 80 searches per month (as noted above, the "month" starts on the day of the month during which you receive your account credentials); 100 profile views per month; and downloading of 200 records into Excel per month. The plan provides for an unlimited number of UCLA Anderson users--please note the limits on each individual user account, and be aware that your "monthly" usage allotment runs from the day of the month on which you receive your account credentials from CB Insights to that same date in the next, following month.

Database Usage

Electronic resources, or databases, are covered by licenses limiting access to academic use by UCLA faculty, staff, and current UCLA students, with some limited to Anderson School use only. Please also read the UCLA Library policy on Appropriate Use of Licensed Electronic Resources. Violations of the University's contractual agreements with electronic resources vendors can and do result in the suspension of access to those resources for the entire UCLA community.