VCJ Subscriber Tips

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We created the following tip sheet to make sure you get the maximum value from your VCJ subscription. Here you will learn how to subscribe to our email alerts, conduct a search in our Data Room, get a digital version of VCJ to read on your iPad, access our database of more than 2,200 funds, contact our journalists and lots more.

Access your account

If you are not already logged in, click the “Sign In” button on the upper right-hand corner of the VCJ homepage. (See screenshot below.) If you do not know your user name or password, please contact customer service at 1-800-455-5844 or

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Once you are logged in, the “Sign In” will be replaced by your name. (See arrow #1 in screenshot below.) Click on your name and a drop-down menu will appear. (See arrow #2 in screenshot below.)

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Click any of the links to complete an action, such as managing your subscription. After clicking the “Manage Subscription” button, you can check boxes to subscribe to email alerts. (See arrow #1 in screenshot below.) Make sure to hit the “Save Changes” button at the bottom of the page before you exit. (See arrow #2 in screenshot below.)

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Read VCJ on your tablet

Did you know that you can read an electronic copy of VCJ on your tablet? To access our digital editions, just click the link on our homepage or click on VCJ in the navigation bar.

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Alternatively, click on the Archive tab in the digital edition application to access digital copies dating back to April 2012.

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Search our Data Room

VCJ has a Data Room with profiles of more than 21,000 funds, including sponsor, vintage year, target and size details as well as facts regarding more than 36,000 private equity deals and 88,000 venture capital deals. The Data Room is powered by Thomson Reuters SDC, the largest deals database in the world. Here you can print tear sheets or export search results into .csv files. Visit the Data Room here.

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Get return data for more than 2,200 funds

If you’re looking for fund return data, we have you covered. You can download an Excel file with return data for more than 2,200 funds here:

Download our LP commitments database

Curious about which funds public limited partners have committed to since 2011? Click on the link to download an Excel file showing more than 1,700 commitments by public LPs ranging from the Alameda County Employees’ Retirement Association to the Wyoming Retirement System.

Get fundraising, deals and exits data for our most recent issue

VCJ publishes a running total of VC-backed fundraising, deals, M&A and IPOs every month. To get the latest numbers, just type “dashboard” into the search bar.

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Save articles

Did you know you can save an article to read later? Click on the “Save” button on the upper right side of the story and it will be saved to your account.

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To access the story later, click on your account name on the upper right side of the website, then click on the “View Saved Articles” link.

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You will be taken to a page that looks like this.

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Reach our journalists

Got a tip for a story? We’d love to hear from you. Here’s how to reach us.

  • Alastair Goldfisher, Venture Capital Editor. Alastair can be emailed at, followed on Twitter at @Agoldfisher or reached via cell at 510 673 0190.
  • Mark Boslet, Senior Editor, Venture Capital. Mark can be emailed at, followed on Twitter at @Mgboz or reached at 415 310 5938.
  • Iris Dorbian, Reporter, Private Equity and Venture Capital. Iris is responsible for writing news briefs for PE Hub and the PE Hub Wire. She can be reached at
  • Lawrence Aragon, Editor-in-Chief, Buyouts Insider. Larry oversees BuyoutsVCJ and PE Hub. He can be reached at or on his cell at 415 203 1247.

Reach Buyouts Insider

Contact info for the entire Buyouts Insider team is here:

Submit a guest article

We’re always looking for new perspectives. If you would like to write a column to be considered for publication in VCJ, please see our guest articles guidelines here: Submit ideas to Alastair Goldfisher at

Advertise in our magazine or website

Do you want to purchase an ad to tell the world about a new fund or deal that just closed? Director of Sales Bob Raidt would be happy to help. Email him at or call him at 646 356 4502. 

Purchase reprints

Would you like to reprint a story from VCJ to share with customers? Please direct all reprint inquiries for our content to:

Kevin Kelly
Suite 450
130 W 42nd Street
New York
NY 10036
T: +1 212-645-1919.

Speak at our events

If you would like to be considered as a speaker at one of our conferences, please email a short bio to our conference chief, Vikash “Vik” Magdani, at

Talk to customer service

We are here to help. If you’re looking for information that isn’t covered here, try our FAQ at If you still have questions, please don’t hesitate to email us at or call 800 455 5844 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST.