Business Research Data
This revised section helps instructors & students find both commercial and public/open data and supports data literacy skills. Excited to share the dataset you discovered? Send it to me, and I will include it in future issues.
Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) update to my Mar 2021 issue: now you can use Capital IQ / Capital IQ Pro to identify SPACs! Select Screening tab, then All Idea Generation Screens. There are four relevant screens you can find and use:
- Transactions: SPACs - Business Combinations
- Transactions: SPACs - Completed IPOs
- Companies: Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs)
- Companies: SPACs that have announced a merger
You can select additional criteria to add to the search after choosing one of the screens. Click on View Results to see the complete list. H/T to Marcella Barnhart, Director, Lippincott Library of the Wharton School, for the steps involved!
PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor for Q2 2021: Venture-backed companies have attracted $150 billion in 2021, more than 90% of last year’s record total. Mega-deals of $100 million or more have already hit a new high-water mark. Download the report in PDF & data in Excel.