Answered By: Poping Lin
Last Updated: Jun 07, 2023     Views: 473

Buying a Small Business Pt3: Screening brokers /small companies (For HBS Alumni)

What are the resources useful for screening brokers and small companies for buying a small business?


You may begin with the following:

Go to eBaker website to access the following databases: (HBS email login required)

  • Mergent Intellect – allows screening for private and public companies by industry, geography, Keywords,  etc.
  • America City Business Journal – provides local business news and information from more than forty cities across the United States.

Open database and industry organization’s website


For more information about alumni resources, including video tutorials, please refer to our 'Baker Library Resources for Alumni' learning module.