Competitor analysis tools: funding and IPOs

Many competior analysis tools are publicly available, often for free. One category of tools are funding databases. When researching the funding history of a competitor or upcoming IPOs, these can be essential tools.

Below are some of the sources in this category that we use when conducting competitive anlaysis:

EDGAR IPOs
Hoovers IPOs
IPO Monitor
Zephyr
MarketIQ
Factset
The Deal
Venture Source

 

You can download our full list of competitive intelligence tools.