ABOUT CB INSIGHTS

Stop measuring growth in basis points. 

Start measuring it in commas.

ABOUT CB INSIGHTS

Our team comes to work every day to build technology that helps corporations guess less and win more.

We aggregate and analyze massive amounts of data and use machine learning, algorithms and data visualization to help corporations replace the three Gs (Google searches, gut instinct and guys with MBAs*) so they can answer massive strategic questions using probability not punditry.

Questions Like:

  • Which disruptive companies should we worry about?
  • Which emerging trends could kill us?
  • What new markets should we enter?
  • What is our competitor's strategy?
  • Who should we acquire?
  • Who should we invest in?
  • Who is our next customer?
  • Who are the S&P 500 of tomorrow?


With backing from the National Science Foundation and venture capital investors, we mine terabytes of data and knowledge contained in patents, venture capital financings, M&A transactions, hiring, startup and investor websites, news sentiment, social media chatter, and more. 

Our software algorithmically analyzes this data to help our clients see where the world is going tomorrow, today.

It's time to move past the three G's. Your biggest strategic decisions deserve better.

Try us out.

*We have MBAs.


THE MOST TRUSTED SOURCE IN PRIVATE COMPANY DATA

The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal
CNBC
Fortune
Bloomberg

Annual Press Citations

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CUSTOMERS LOVE US

  • Think about the fundamental value chain of venture capital. Find investments, assess investments, build market leaders... CB Insights is positioned to be a market leader in helping companies find investments.

    Pat Grady,

    Partner, Sequoia Capital

    Sequoia Capital
  • CB Insights' intuitive user interface, analytical capabilities, and detailed investment information create a very powerful tool for our team's research needs.

    Nate D'Anna,

    Corporate Development, Cisco

    Cisco
  • We're using CB Insights at Salesforce Ventures to analyze industry trends that are relevant to our strategy. It's helped improve our efficiency.

    Matt Garratt,

    Sr. Director Corporate Development, Salesforce

    Salesforce
  • We have been looking for a tool that could give us the ability to track, research and identify investment opportunities. CB Insights provides this simply and in a simple, easy to use interface. The depth of information that we get is exactly what we need. Great product.

    Jonathan Tudor,

    Ventures Director, Castrol innoVentures

    Castrol innoVentures
  • We use CB Insights to find emerging trends and interesting companies that might signal a shift in technology or require us to reallocate resources.

    Beti Cung,

    Corporate Strategy

    Microsoft
  • "CB Insights has been of tremendous value...CBI's data on investors and their syndicates shows us which angels, micro VCs and larger venture funds to focus on for our own network of relationships. CBI data has been critical to increasing our efficiency and improving our processes."

    Satya Patel,

    General Partner

    Homebrew
  • CB Insights has been a great addition to our sales prospecting toolkit. It’s stupid easy to use and helps us identify private companies who are hot and flying under the radar.

    Ray Carroll,

    Director of Sales, Marketo

    Marketo