DENVER and NEW YORK, September 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
BizEquity, the cloud-based business valuation platform, has partnered with Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Pro, a premium membership service for elite practitioners from The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones, on the launch of a new valuation tool called 'the WSJ Pro Business Valuator'.
Aimed at private equity investors, merger and acquisition advisors, and entrepreneurs, the WSJ Pro Business Valuator is available as an additional offering to WSJ Pro and Wall Street Journal members.
Presented alongside WSJ Pro's curated news and analysis, the tool uses BizEquity data to provide business owners with valuations of their business and gives wealth advisors the ability to advise clients of their business value.
It also estimates the value of private businesses with publically available data, covering more than 33 million businesses in North America alone.
The partnership with WSJ Pro will help BizEquity reach a new, focused audience of professionals, while giving WSJ Pro members access to BizEquity's proprietary business valuation solution.
Michael M. Carter, Founder & CEO of BizEquity, said: "There is no better source of financial news and information than The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones. We are extremely proud to work with the WSJ Pro team to offer our product to a whole new subset of the financial services community. Business valuation knowledge is one of the last bastions of data yet to be democratized through the Internet. We are proud to be the leader in this new market."
Will Wilkinson, General Manager of WSJ Pro, said: "WSJ Pro is focused on providing our members with the richest knowledge possible to help them make better informed decisions. This new, market-leading valuation tool combines WSJ Pro's premium content with BizEquity's expertise in business valuation and big data, offering increased value for our members."
Founded in 2011, BizEquity is the world's leading provider of business valuation knowledge and big data. Having valued over 33 million private businesses to date, BizEquity's vision is to value every private business in the world, and in the process democratize business valuation and performance knowledge for all businesses and financial institutions.
Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, BizEquity has offices in key global markets including Singapore, Delhi and Canary Wharf in London. It has over 440 financial institutions distributing its patented service offering and was recently named one of the top 360 private companies by Entrepreneur Media. BizEquity also won Bank Director's FinTech growth and innovation award, and its CEO Michael Carter has been named one of the top 100 leaders in Global Fintech, in addition to a top FinTech Influencer in the United States by Let's Talk Payments.
Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world's largest newsgathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).