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What is the Small Business Investor Alliance (SBIA) Private Equity Directory?

The SBIA Private Equity Directory is a web-based resource offered by the Small Business Investor Alliance to enable our members, sponsors, industry partners, and other related companies to locate relevant businesses, services, and products. The SBIA Private Equity Directory provides an easy way to learn more about the investment community, conduct company research, and locate companies offering the products and services vital to the private equity industry.

We encourage you to bookmark the SBIA Private Equity Directory and make it the first stop for all your major purchasing decisions.

Who is the Small Business Investor Alliance?

The Small Business Investor Alliance ("SBIA”) is the premier organization of lower middle market private equity funds and investors. Our members provide vital capital to small- and medium- sized businesses nationwide, resulting in economic growth and job creation. The SBIA's mission is to provide member funds and LPs:

Real advocacy power with federal regulators and on Capitol Hill

Access to exceptional networking opportunities

Continuing educational programs with an emphasis on best practices for the industry

SBIA has been playing a pivotal role in promoting the growth and vitality of the industry for more than 50 years. SBIA works on behalf of its members as a tireless advocate for appropriate regulation and smart tax policy that promotes domestic investment and the growth of small businesses that fuel the American economy.

FAQs - Listing my company

How do I include my company, product, or service in the SBIA Private Equity Directory?

All companies that provide relevant products and/or services may add their listing by going to Create a Listing or by calling 888-777-6578 or 727-498-6518 if dialing internationally.

Is there a charge to list my company?

A basic listing is available at no charge for SBIA Members. There are paid enhanced listing, placement, and advertising options available that provide more visibility among the many other companies, products, and services. To learn more about these options, visit the Media Kit.

How do I purchase an enhanced listing, special placement, and/or banner advertising?

Please call our partner at 888-777-6578 or 727-498-6518 if dialing internationally. If you are an SBIA Member, please contact the SBIA for your special promo code via email Directory@sbia.org

How do I make changes or ask questions about my existing company listing?

Please call our partner at 888-777-6578 or 727-498-6518 if dialing internationally.

FAQs - Using the SBIA Private Equity Directory

How do I locate relevant companies?

There are two methods to locate companies relevant to your needs.

· The most efficient is to utilize the category/subcategory breakdown on the home page and simply click on the subcategory that most closely relates to your query.

· Use the keyword or location search to query the entire database of companies. A keyword or location search will pull from all data stored within the guide. You may also further refine your search queries via the category/subcategory drop down menu below the keyword search bar.

How does the RFP/RFI submission tool work?

Certain companies that have elected to include additional information about their products and services have "profile" pages accessible from search results via a "View Profile" link. This link only appears for companies that elect to create a "profile" page. These companies also provide access to an RFP/RFI submittal tool. This tool allows you to send them a request to bid on your business.

The tool requires that you submit your company name, contact information, and a description of products or services for which you are seeking pricing.