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Silicon Valley Boot Camp - SUM 2022

Industry and Company Information

Finding Industry and Company Information

Use the following resources for finding information on your industry, competitors, and competing products. You'll need this kind of information for describing your new business venture, as well as for writing your marketing plan.

Tutorial: Finding NAICS Codes

The following databases are particularly useful for consumer and business information in the U.S. and around the world:

ESRI Tapestry ZIP code Lookup

Research Tips Doc

This Google Doc includes some Research Tips you may find useful.


Research Practice guide

Use this set of questions to explore some of the databases you'll find useful for your project.

Download a copy here.

Intro to Useful Resources

This Slides presentation suggests ways to search in resources.