Here are how the private market filters are defined that are available in Quick Benchmarks and Market Queries.
Private: Venture Backed: Startups and small businesses that have received financing from Venture Capital investors. Last Round of Financing must be Seed, Series A, Series B, Series C, Series D, Series E or Later.
Private: Private Equity – Growth: Private companies which have received financing from Private Equity investors, often in the form of a minority investment. These are often mature companies which are expanding, restructuring operations, entering new markets, or acquiring another company.
Private: Private Equity – Buyout: Includes formerly public companies taken private by Private Equity investors as well as private companies which have sold a controlling interest to a private equity firm.
Private: Other: Includes family owned businesses, and other private companies not backed by Venture Capital or Private Equity investment firms.