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Venture Capital Firms and Investors

Identify venture capital firms and investors using Libraries' resources

Search Strategies for New York Venture Capital & Private Equity Database

The New York Venture Capital & Private Equity Database is a directory of venture capital firms, private equity firms, and portfolio companies located in New York City, New York State, and Southwestern Connecticut.

You can search by keyword for firms and for portfolio companies. You can also create a search using limiters, such as Firm Type, Industry Focus, and Financing Stage.

Sample Search

Below are suggested search limiters to use when creating lists of investment firms or portfolio companies.

Find an Investment Firm:

Firm Type:
  • Venture Capital
  • Private Equity
  • Incubator
  • Angel
  • Fund of Funds
  • Family Investment Office
  • Corporate Venture Capital
Stage:
  • Seed
  • Early
Industry Focus:

You can keep this as ALL industries for the full list or limit to the industries that may be more relevant to you.

Find Portfolio Companies:

Industry Focus:

You can keep this as ALL industries for the full list or limit to the industries that may be more relevant to you.

Sub-Industry Focus:

You can keep this as ALL sub-industries for the full list or limit to the sub-industries that are relevant to your business.

Financing Stage:

You can keep this as ALL financing stages or limit to the following:

  • Angel
  • Convertible Debt
  • Crowdfunding
  • First Round
  • Pre-Seed
  • Seed
  • Venture

Exporting

Once you create a list of investment firms or portfolio companies, you can explore the list within the database, and/or export the list (including the investment firm or portfolio company details) in PDF or CSV format. Be sure to explore the investment firm and portfolio company profiles in the database because they include links to portfolio companies invested in, links to recent news, links to other investment firm profiles, etc.