CB Insights

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Global private 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.

Access a comprehensive library of the CB Insights Intelligence Unit’s work: off-the-shelf reports, infographics, and briefings that fully integrate with the platform’s data. Organize companies, investors, news, documents, and more in collections; access hand-curated industry landscapes in expert collections. Apply Advanced Search filters to scan through the database for deals, companies, investors, and acquirers; refine queries by funding stage, geography, industry taxonomy, and much more. (Please note that academic subscriptions do not include the “Industry Analytics” or “Expert Intelligence” modules.)  


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. Anderson School faculty and doctoral students who use the Anderson VPN must also have the Anderson Proxy Server configured on their web browsers in order to be able to use CB Insights.

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 your Anderson School email address only; example: firstname.lastname.year@ anderson.ucla.edu [student email addresses include graduation year]

Save the email confirmation you receive when your account starts!  Your monthly usage allotments start on that date. For example, if you create your account on September 7, then your monthly usage allotments re-set to zero on 31 days later, which is October 7.

Important Notes About UCLA Anderson's Subscription:

The "University-Monthly" plan subscription allows each UCLA Anderson user account the following allotments:

  • 80 searches per 31 days' increment (as noted above, the "31 days' increment," or "month," starts on the day of the month during which you receive your account credentials);
  • 100 profile views per 31-days' increment, with up to 40 PDF downloads of such profiles (of companies, investor, or deals) each 31-day increment ; and,
  • Downloading of 200 rows into Excel per 31-days' increment

The plan provides for the creation of an unlimited number of UCLA Anderson individual user accounts (only one account per user).

Please note the limits on each individual user account, and be aware that your "monthly" usage allotments run from the day of the month on which you receive your account credentials from CB Insights to that same date, 31 days later, 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.