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C.B. "Bud" Johnston Library
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call: 519-661-3941

Getting Started with Pitchbook

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PitchBook offers in-depth information on private and public companies, investors, deals, M&A, funds, debt and lenders, advisors, and professionals. Western students, faculty, and staff can create a Pitchbook account.

Creating a PitchBook Account

To create an account: 

  • Go to PitchBook
    • If you are off-campus, you will be prompted to sign in with your Western ID and password before accessing Pitchbook 

"Western Libraries Off-Campus Access to Electronic Resources" login screen

  • Select the "Create an Account" link

"Login to PitchBook" screen with "Create an Account" link circled

  • Enter your first name, last name, @uwo.ca email address, and hit "Create"
    • Ivey faculty can use their @ivey.ca email address

"Create your PitchBook account" screen

  • You will receive an email from PitchBook client services with a link to access the database
    • If you do not see the email, try checking to see if it has been redirected to your spam trap

PitchBook "We've emailed your account info" screen

  • You will be prompted to create a password that you can use to log in to the database

PitchBook "Create a new password" screen