Industry Overviews

search by phrases \"venture capital\" and \"private equity\"

Emerging Markets & Private Equity Association Statistics, case studies and news about the industry

National Venture Capital Association Statistics and yearbook with overview of industry developments.

Private Equity Demystified:  An Explanatory Guide, Second Edition  by Wright & Gilligan "Private Equity Demystified is published as part of the ICAEW Corporate Finance Faculty’s thought leadership programme, Financing Change and includes a review of major academic studies on private equity globally. This not only outlines what is known, but highlights what isn’t yet known about the impact of private equity and areas where evidence is lacking.

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Search Our Catalog For the subjects "venture capital" or "private equity" to find books such as those above.  Refine results to online and books and by date.


The following trade sources report on deals and trends in the industry.  Browse them for the most up-to-date insights on the industry.

Private Equity International  or Free Web

Private Equity Wire  or Free Web

Private Funds CFO

WSJ Venture Capital Dispatch

New York Times Dealbook



Use the expert search to identify venture capital firms by type of funding, industry, geographic focus or many other criteria.

  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.

Other University Resources

The Applied Finance Lab located in Bartley Hall can provide limited on-site access to the following databases rich in content related to private equity and venture capital.

  • Bloomberg Terminals
  • Factset
  • SDC Platinum

Scholarly Studies

Academic research on venture capital and private equity are concentrated in a few journals devoted to the topic, but are also published in a wide spectrum of scholarly business journals.  Browse the devoted journals and search the databases.

 Best Scholarly Databases VC and PE

  ABI/INFORM Collection (ProQuest)

  Business Source Premier (EBSCO)

  EconLit with Full Text (EBSCO)

  Scopus (Elsevier)

  Social Sciences Citation Index - Web of Science (Clarivate)

Key Scholarly Journals

Journal of Business Venturing

Venture Capital

Journal of Private Equity