About Us

To be the most trusted source of commercial insight so our customers decide with confidence.

Hoover’s Inc., a subsidiary of The Dun and Bradstreet Corporation (D&B), offers proprietary business information through our online platform and integrated workflow solutions. Whether you are looking for leads, companies, or industries, our data on more than 85 million corporations, 100 million people, and 1,000 industries fuels powerful data cleansing, analysis, list building, and corporate linkage capabilities that accelerate your sales and marketing cycles.

In 2003, Hoover’s became part of Dun & Bradstreet, expanding the breadth of our information to more than 225 million business records today through access to D&B’s global database, the largest single source of business information anywhere. Our database is enhanced by D&B’s proprietary DUNSRight Quality Process, which provides our customers with quality business information. This quality information is the foundation of our global solutions that customers rely on to make critical business decisions.

  • D-U-N-S® Number—Created in 1962, the Data Universal Numbering System or D-U-N-S® Number is D&B's copyrighted, proprietary means of identifying business entities on a location-specific basis. Assigned and maintained solely by D&B, this unique nine-digit identification number has been assigned to over 225 million businesses worldwide.

  • Worldwide Network—an unparalleled alliance of commercial information providers covering more than 190 countries creating the most comprehensive source of local and global business information. Worldwide Network

  • DUNSRight—the most comprehensive and rigorous patented process that transforms business information—yours and ours—into decision-ready insight.

  • Global Database—the largest single source of local and global business information and actionable insight.

  • Treat all people with respect and dignity; value differences

  • Pursue an unrelenting quest for quality; use speed and simplicity to achieve goals

  • Conduct ourselves with the highest level of integrity and business ethics

  • Place the interests of customers first; our success depends on your success

  • Commit to teamwork; seek out and use the ideas and skills of all associates

  • Reach for the highest standards of performance; show a passion for winning

Our Vision

To be the most trusted source of commercial insight so our customers decide with confidence.

Who We Are

Hoover’s Inc., a subsidiary of The Dun and Bradstreet Corporation (D&B), offers proprietary business information through our online platform and integrated workflow solutions. Whether you are looking for leads, companies, or industries, our data on more than 85 million corporations, 100 million people, and 1,000 industries fuels powerful data cleansing, analysis, list building, and corporate linkage capabilities that accelerate your sales and marketing cycles.

In 2003, Hoover’s became part of Dun & Bradstreet, expanding the breadth of our information to more than 225 million business records today through access to D&B’s global database, the largest single source of business information anywhere. Our database is enhanced by D&B’s proprietary DUNSRight Quality Process, which provides our customers with quality business information. This quality information is the foundation of our global solutions that customers rely on to make critical business decisions.

What Makes Us Different

  • D-U-N-S® Number—Created in 1962, the Data Universal Numbering System or D-U-N-S® Number is D&B's copyrighted, proprietary means of identifying business entities on a location-specific basis. Assigned and maintained solely by D&B, this unique nine-digit identification number has been assigned to over 225 million businesses worldwide.

  • Worldwide Network—an unparalleled alliance of commercial information providers covering more than 190 countries creating the most comprehensive source of local and global business information. Worldwide Network

  • DUNSRight—the most comprehensive and rigorous patented process that transforms business information—yours and ours—into decision-ready insight.

  • Global Database—the largest single source of local and global business information and actionable insight.

Our Values

  • Treat all people with respect and dignity; value differences

  • Pursue an unrelenting quest for quality; use speed and simplicity to achieve goals

  • Conduct ourselves with the highest level of integrity and business ethics

  • Place the interests of customers first; our success depends on your success

  • Commit to teamwork; seek out and use the ideas and skills of all associates

  • Reach for the highest standards of performance; show a passion for winning

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