Associations offer varying degrees of information to non-members on industry trends, news, regulations and performance.
National Venture Capital Association
Invest Europe: The Voice of Private Equity
British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association
Reports & Rankings
PWC Money Tree
Deloitte Global Venture Capital Confidence Survey
Bain & Co Global Private Equity Report
Prequin Most of the data and analysis from this firm specializing in alternative assets is limited to licensees, however, the research tab includes some valuable free information.
Private Equity International Publisher of news and reports on the investors and fund managers. Much of the analysis requires a subscription, but some insightful free information is available.
Pitchbook Some free reports available with registration
Identify VC firms by funding stage, industry, geography focus, investment range, executive's background and more...
Venture Capital & Private Equity Firms (Grey House Publishing)
Presents an international directory of venture capital and private equity firms. Profiles include information about each firm's mission, industry and geographic preferences, portfolio companies, and more; also includes background information about each firm's executives.
Check out these and other ebooks for an introduction to VC and PE or a deeper dive into some aspect of their operations.
Securities & Exchange Commission Office of Compliance Inspections & Examinations Private Fund Advisors Rules
Securities Enforcement Forum West Private Equities
Private fund advisers although a self-regulatory organization could supplement SEC oversight, it would present challenges and trade-offs : report to congressional committees.
Journals & News
General Business databases will have news, developments and scholarly research related to VC and PE. Listed below are links to dedicated journals.
Hedge Fund and Private Equity: Regulatory and Risk Management Update
Journal of Private Equity
Private Equity Analyst
Private Equity Manager
Wall Street Journal Venture Capital Dispatch
Wall Street Journal Private Equity Beat
The PE Hub Network
Private Equity Wire
ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
Provides access to scholarly journals, dissertations, working papers, key business and economics periodicals, and country- and industry-focused reports.
Business Source Premier (EBSCO)
Provides access to a wide range of academic business journals and trade magazines. Topics include management, marketing, finance, economics, and management information systems. Full text access may be embargoed for up to three years. Coverage goes back to 1965.
Bloomberg Terminals available in the Applied Finance Lab and Falvey Library