Funding information is part of company data, indicating funding rounds, amounts raised in each round, the specific investment stages, investors, and other financial data points of companies. It can also include information about institutional or individual public investment.
This type of data offers insights into the financial health of a company and its ability to deliver high ROI. It helps investors identify trends and assess if the company can continue to get funding in the future.
Most funding data is collected from various public sources, including whatever information companies publish on their websites or social media channels. It can also come from online news portals, media reports, press releases, and other relevant sources.
Funding data attributes include the most recent funding date, the names of the investors, funding amount, the type of funding round, funding history, acquisition history, and the acquisition price. Funding information may also be categorized by region and industry vertical.
Vendors providing comprehensive information include sector name, industry name, Year-to-Date(YTD) total funding, and total funding in the sector.
The data requirements depend on the intended use. These datasets need to be frequently updated to reflect correct funding statuses. If historical information is a requirement for your use case, it is important to ensure that the details of the funding rounds are accurate.
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This data is used by financial institutions for company valuation and hedge funds. Investors use it to asses risk and the financial health of companies. Small or medium-sized companies trying to raise funds may also use this data to identify potential investors.
Financial analysts leverage funding data by region or verticals to compare companies and identify funding trends.
It can be used to augment other data categories, such as business registry data, for due diligence and to assess credit risk. Fraud investigators may also leverage this data for their research and analysis.
This information supports investment decisions by assuring the status of a company's funding, and the potential for further growth. Before choosing your vendor, ensure its credibility and timeliness.
You can test vendors with small samples and assess if they meet your requirements. Detailed evaluation of vendors can help you overcome these challenges and choose the right ones.
Funding information is similar to business registry data and web and social media presence. It can be used with Industry NAICS Classifier data for company valuation.
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This data is commonly used for company evaluation and hedge funds. It data can power AI-driven analytics to identify several investment opportunities and B2B leads.
The following list illustrates some of the use cases for funding information.
Funding information can also enrich other B2B data and company data to create better predictive models for a wide variety of use cases.
Various industries use funding information to make data-driven decisions about companies and their financial health. Some industries that make use of this data are consumer goods or CPG, retail, eCommerce, banks, financial services, fintech, insurance, manufacturing, and hi-tech.