What is it?

PitchBook is an online financial database platform covering private capital markets, including venture capital, private equity and M&A activity. It is the leading market research platform and financial data provider for private capital markets, offering insights on deals, investors, venture backed companies and technology trends.

This online platform will support University of Edinburgh students and staff with innovation creation, growth and investment.

Why sign up?

If you are looking to commercialise your research or have an innovative business idea PitchBook could help you inform your strategy, give you insight into the private market, and offer you the edge you need to understand - maybe even compete - in a fast-changing market.

Access to PitchBook means you will also benefit from:

  • Intel into the flow of capital across private equity, M&A and venture capital.
  • The information you need to analyse macro and micro trends, where capital is flowing, how private markets are shifting and investment and exit activity.
  • The ability to discover growth opportunities.

How to access Pitchbook?

You can gain access to Pitchbook by clicking the sign up link below. Use your University UNN following this format: UUN@ed.ac.uk and then select login. You will be directed to a standard University of Edinburgh login page, which will then take you through to PitchBook.

Please note, users signing up will be asked to read and agree to PitchBook's terms and conditions. These include agreeing that you will not share your account details and will only use the site for academic, educational, and scholarly use.

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Who can access Pitchbook?

All currently enrolled students, faculty, or staff members of the university are able to open an account on PitchBook and access its insights.

Need support?

If you need support with your PitchBook account, you can visit the PitchBook Help Centre. Here, you will find videos and tutorials to help you get started on the platform as well as advanced navigations, their methodology, data information and popular articles.