Sunday, June 14, 2015

SLA2015 : The A-Z of Researching Private Companies

With Phil Britton from Ulta Beauty, sponsored by PrivCo.

Association and trade groups
Brokers - real estate, travel, etc.
Contractors and suppliers
Dun & Bradsteet
Freedom of Information Act
Interviews and elicitation
Knowledge sharing and conference presentations
Merger and acquisition disclosures
Newspapers - local ones are best - jobs, taxes, land
Operators - advanced Internet search techniques
PrivCo - private company financial intelligence (corrected, 8/21/2015)
Slideshare and other social media - postings by employees and interns
Trademark and patent filings - intellectual property including domain names
Universities - guest speakers
Vendors - 3rd party researchers
Wall St. Analyst's (financial) models and sector reports
X-reference - cross reference everything you've done thus far 
Your internal company
Zoning variances/public hearings

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