Locate and download the most current financial information for one company from the publicly held list and one company from the privately held list.
Answer the 10 questions.
You will want to use NetAdvantage, PrivCo, and the companies' web sites to find the information needed to answer the questions. Use the dictionaries and the guides to help you locate specific financial data.
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage. An important database for its quantitative and qualitative information on U.S. public companies and international companies. Includes some private companies.
PrivCo. Financial data on major non-publicly traded corporations, including family-owned, private-equity owned, venture-backed, and international unlisted companies.
News Resources may provide additional context.
You can also search the web using Google, Yahoo, etc. to locate Company Web Sites that may contain executive summaries of the companies designed to attract potential investors.