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Find Company and Industry Information

Private Companies

Private companies are not publicly traded and not required to file detailed financial information with the SEC.  Finding in-depth information on a private company can be challenging.

Try pulling pieces of information from multiple sources

  • Estimated revenue data and employee number from Hoover's and LexisNexis Academic 
  • News stories from Business Source Premier and LexisNexis 
  • Other information on the Web.

All 50 states make some level of private business incorporation information available online. In a few instances only limited information (such as name availability) is retrievable.

Websites with Company Information

A company's website can be a great place to find vital information about the company, including the names of their executives, press releases and annual reports if the company is public.

Some additional sources include: