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How to Find 10 Years of Public Company Financial Data

Many databases include historical financial data for companies; however, the number of years they cover varies. Some databases that used to provide a decade’s worth of revenue, income, and other data now only look back the last 3 to 5 years. We recommend the following three databases when you’re seeking 10 years of financial data: Standard Read More …

This Day in Business History: Warby Parker is Founded

February 15, 2010: February is an auspicious month for the company Warby Parker. In February 2008, 4 MBA students at the Wharton School of Business started developing their business plan to start an online eyewear company.  According to Neil Blumenthal, one of the students (the others are Dave Gilboa, Andy Hunt, and Jeff Raider), the Read More …

This Day in Business History: St. Valentine’s Day Becomes Big Business

February 14, 1913: Hall Bros. of Kansas City, MO (later known as Hallmark) offers its first valentine postcards. Two years later, a fire would destroy all of their inventory, forcing them to buy printing equipment to start mass producing their own valentine cards in 1916. No one knows the exact origins of the holiday, but it’s predecessors Read More …

Business Research Database Blog Series: World Development Indicators (WDI)

The Emory community has access to a wealth of business research databases. This series highlights many of these great resources, including content and the best applications for classes and career prep. What Will You Find? World Development Indicators (WDI) is a great resource for locating time series data for 200+ countries across 800+ indicators. Subject Read More …

GBS Faculty, Jeff Rosensweig, Shares A Few of His Favorite Business Books

Professor Jeff Rosensweig recently sat down with Nora McKenzie, Goizueta Business Librarian. As part of our ongoing series, GBL Shorts: Favorite Business Book, when asked “what is your favorite business book and why, Jeff shared not just one, but three books!  His first book is False Economy by Alan Beattie. The author, a writer for Read More …

GBL Shorts: Favorite Business Books with Professor Jeff Rosensweig

Welcome to our series: GBL Shorts – Favorite Business Books! We asked folks in the GBS Community to answer one very important question: “What is your favorite business book and why?” Professor Jeff Rosensweig offers several books suggestions that cover topics such as economics and globalization, takeaways for aspiring leaders, and more. Take a look! Read More …

This Day in Business History: Facebook Is Founded

Feb 4, 2004: Facebook is founded by Mark Zuckerberg and co-founders Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes and Eduardo Saverin launch Facebook.  By December 2004, 1M people were using Facebook.  The social media network now has 1.49 billion daily active users on Facebook on average for September 2018.       Becoming Facebook : the 10 challenges that Read More …

Become a Pitchbook Pro: Pitchbook Launches New Learning Courses and Workshop

Pitchbook, the go-to database for VC and PE deals, has just launched Pitchbook Pioneer, its new learning platform. Currently, you have access to a Pitchbook 101 course, a wealth of training documentation, and live and recorded training workshops. More courses and a professional certification series will be coming soon. Accessing Pitchbook Pioneer Log into Pitchbook Read More …

Career Advice for Entrepreneurs: Recent eBooks Added to GBL’s Overdrive Collection

            The Goizueta Business Library recently added two new ebooks to its Overdrive collection – both of which will be of interest for entrepreneurs, in fact all business students, looking to change their career paths. The titles are Transitions: Making Sense of Life’s Changes (2004) and Making Transitions: Making the Read More …

Business Research Database Blog Series: BCC Research Reports

The Emory community has access to a wealth of business research databases. This series highlights many of these great resources, including content and the best applications for classes and career prep. What Will You Find? BCC Research Reports include multi-industry market research, covering topics from healthcare, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, plasticis, consumer, finance, VC, startups, and more. Read More …