Answered By: Bobray Bordelon
Last Updated: Mar 16, 2017     Views: 17

Create custom lists:
Use VentureXpert
From the Analytics tab select Investments.
In the drop down list for List by select Transactions (Detailed View).
Click Customize and select Company Founding Year.
Click the right arrow to add it to list of Selected Items.
Repeat for additional criteria such as Company Nation, Company MSA, and Business Description. Click OK.
Select desired Report Date Range. Click Advanced Query Items to display more screening criteria.
Under Investment Details click Stage and select Startup/Seed. Click Include Selected.
Add additional screening criteria from the Portfolio Company Details section such as Industy to refine the list.
At the bottom of the page click Generate Report.
Click on column header for Company Founding Year to sort by company age.
To export the report click the Excel icon right above the table.

Use Capital IQ
From the Screening & Analytics tab select Screening then Companies.
From the 1st column under Company Details click Ownership and select All Independent Corporations.
Click the right arrow to add it to list of Selected Items.
Repeat for any other desired Ownership Status types. Then click Add Criteria.
Add additional screening criteria from the Company Details section such as Industry Classifications and Geographic Locations to refine the list. Results must be less than 3,000 to view.
View Total Matching Companies.
Click Add Display Columns.
Click Company Details and include Year Founded in Selected Items. Then click Add Columns.
Click View Results then click on column header for Year Founded to sort by company age.
To Download to Excel, in the Reporting Options area of the screen click the Excel icon, choose Number of Companies then click GO.

See predefined lists:
See Forbes Lists of "Best Small Companies".
See Fortune Rankings list of "100 Fastest-Growing Companies".
See Inc. Magazine
Inc. 5,000 Top 100 Lists
(E.g., Companies by Industry, Companies Intending to Go Public.)

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