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About Hoover's, Inc.

If you're reading this sentence, you know where to go for company insight. Hoover's, a subsidiary of Dun & Bradstreet and publisher of this profile, offers proprietary business information and data management through a comprehensive set of products. Its database of 85 million company profiles and 100 million people is available through its website and mobile app, as well as through D&B's API and CRM. Other products include Optimizer (data management), Analytics (market analysis), Mobile IQ (mobile prospecting), and a business blog (Bizmology) managed by its editorial staff. Hoover's subscribers include sales, marketing, and business professionals.


Hoover's employs an editorial staff that maintains some of the key data points available on its website and through its other products. Editors cover hundreds of industries and thousands of public and private companies, writing and updating content containing strategic, financial, sales and marketing, and other business analysis. Hoover's subscribers have access to industry publisher First Research, which covers more than 425 industries and 1,000 industry segments.


Over the years Hoover's has expanded the breadth of information available on its website and the tools available to its customers. The company has added such features as corporate family tree information, enhanced list-building capabilities, and customized data feeds that allow customers to present the information in a variety of internal formats.

In a continued effort to enhance its offerings and leverage its database of information, in 2014 the company launched Mobile IQ. The mobile prospecting solution delivers real-time intelligence to customers' smartphones and mobile devices. In 2013 it launched Hoover's Analytics, which helps businesses identify their target markets. The previous year Hoover's launched Hoover's Optimizer, a service that allows customers to cleanse, match, and append basic data points to improve the quality of customer and prospect files.

Hoover's, Inc.

Austin, TX 78729-8101
Phone: 1 (512) 374-4500

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
CEO, Dun & Bradstreet: Robert P. Carrigan
President and COO, Dun & Bradstreet: Joshua L. Peirez
Employees (This Location): 380
Employees (All Locations): 380

Major Office Locations

Austin, TX