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License Agreement

May 29, 2017

Introduction

This Data Access License Agreement (“License Agreement”) describes the requirements and limitations governing your access and use of the Crunchbase data through the Crunchbase API and data exports. You may only access or use Crunchbase data in accordance with the terms that apply to the specific Access Type defined on your Order Form (defined below) (the “Access Type Specifications”). This License Agreement hereby incorporates by reference the Crunchbase Data Access Terms and Conditions (the “Terms”, and, together with the License Agreement, the “Agreement”). All capitalized terms used but not defined herein shall have the definitions provided in the Terms. By accessing or using the Crunchbase data in any way, you or the entity or company you represent (“you”, “your”, “Licensee”) agree to be bound by and are becoming a party to the Agreement. Crunchbase licenses certain of its data under four different Access Types:

Each of the above is an “Access Type” (and, collectively, are the “Access Types”). You will need to submit an Order Form in order to access and use the specified Crunchbase data. Crunchbase reserves the right to accept or reject any Order Form in its sole discretion.

Crunchbase reserves the right in its sole discretion at any time (for any or no reason) without notice to you to change, suspend or discontinue the availability of the Crunchbase Materials (including, without limitation, Crunchbase data).

Crunchbase reserves the right in its sole discretion at any time (for any or no reason) without notice to you to suspend your access to the Crunchbase data or terminate your rights under this License Agreement to access, use and/or display the Crunchbase data. If Crunchbase terminates your rights under this License Agreement, your license to use the Crunchbase data as set forth under your Access Type immediately terminates and you must comply with all applicable expungement requirements.

Crunchbase may transfer or assign the Agreement without your consent.

Crunchbase 2013 Snapshot
Note, none of the following Access Type Specifications apply to the Crunchbase 2013 Snapshot. Please refer to the section titled “Crunchbase 2013 Snapshot” below for the specific terms for that dataset.

If you have questions, please contact us at sales@crunchbase.com.

Basic Access

The following sets forth the Access Type Specifications for Basic Access Licensees.

Eligibility

Any individual or entity may apply for Basic Access by submitting an Order Form.

Order Forms will only be accepted if they are complete and accurate. By applying for Basic Access, Licensee agrees to all terms and conditions set forth below in addition to all terms contained in the Terms.

License Limitations

Use of the Data
There are no limitations on using the data obtained through Basic Access beyond the terms and restrictions stated in the Terms.

Redistribution of Data
There are no limitations on redistributing data obtained through Basic Access beyond those stated in the Terms.

Licensing Terms

Pricing
Access to Crunchbase data under Basic Access is free.

Termination
Crunchbase may terminate your Agreement and suspend or disable access to the Crunchbase data at any time in its sole discretion. Upon termination, Licensee is under no obligation to expunge data obtained through Basic Access.

Attribution Requirements

Licensee is encouraged to attribute Crunchbase when using data obtained through Basic Access. This prompts others to contribute to Crunchbase and improves the Crunchbase database for everyone’s benefit.

When attributing, follow these guidelines:

  • Attribution must be accompanied by a hyperlink to Crunchbase (http://www.crunchbase.com)
  • If content being attributed is primarily about one entity, link must point to that entity on Crunchbase
  • Link must be plainly visible to end user
  • Link must be in close proximity to the attributed data
  • Link must be visible to Internet spiders (e.g. Googlebot)
  • Link cannot include the “nofollow” tag"

Enterprise Access (Advanced)

The following sets forth the Access Type Specifications for Enterprise Access Licensees.

Eligibility

Anyone may apply for Enterprise Access by submitting an Order Form.

Order Forms will only be accepted if they are complete and accurate. By applying for access, Licensee agrees to the terms set forth hereunder and in the Terms.

License Limitations

Use of the Data
Licensee may only use the Crunchbase data for internal research and analysis. Each license is applicable for a single department and / or use-case within an organization.

Redistribution of Data
Licensee may publish, share, and distribute analysis and aggregate statistics derived from the Crunchbase data. Licensee agrees to notify Crunchbase in the event that any research based on the Crunchbase data becomes publicly available and provide Crunchbase rights to publicise research in its sole discretion.

Except as otherwise expressly set forth herein, Licensee may not license, sublicense, sell, offer to sell, distribute or otherwise provide any Crunchbase data to any third parties.

Licensing Terms

Pricing
Access to Crunchbase data under Enterprise Access starts at $99/user/mo for a minimum of 5 users (billed annually). All fees are non-refundable, due at the beginning of each Term (as specified on your Order Form) and payable in US dollars.

If multiple licenses are required within a single organization (due to multiple use cases / departments leveraging the Crunchbase data), volume discounts may apply. Contact sales@crunchbase.com for more information.

Termination
Crunchbase may terminate the Agreement and suspend or disable access to the Crunchbase data at any time.

Upon termination, Licensee shall expunge all data acquired through Enterprise Access within 10 days and, upon request, Licensee will provide Crunchbase proof of expungement (as reasonably determined in Crunchbase’s sole discretion).

Licensee is under no obligation to expunge data that is available only through Basic Access.

Attribution Requirements

Licensee must attribute content sourced or derived from Crunchbase when made available or visible to any third party. When attributing, follow these guidelines:

  • Attribution must be accompanied by a hyperlink to Crunchbase (http://www.crunchbase.com)
  • If content being attributed is primarily about one entity, link must point to that entity on Crunchbase
  • Link must be plainly visible to end user
  • Link must be in close proximity to the attributed data
  • Link must be visible to Internet spiders (e.g. Googlebot)
  • Link cannot include the “nofollow” tag"

Research Access

The following sets forth the Access Type Specifications for Research Access Licensees (“Research Access”).

Eligibility

Research Access is limited to individuals or entities who submit an Order Form and meet one of the following criteria:

  • Are student(s) or faculty member(s) engaged in graduate level research projects at nationally recognized universities
  • Are researchers and reporting staff at major news organizations

Order Forms will only be accepted if they are complete and accurate. By applying for Research Access, Licensee agrees to the terms set forth here and in the Terms.

License Limitations

Use of the Data
Licensee may only use the Crunchbase data for research purposes with the goal of publishing that research through an academic journal or major news outlet.

Redistribution of Data
Licensee may publish, share, and distribute analysis and aggregate statistics derived from the Crunchbase dataset. Licensee agrees to notify Crunchbase when any research is published and provide Crunchbase rights to publicize research it its sole discretion.

Except as otherwise expressly set forth herein, Licensee may not license, sublicense, sell, offer to sell, distribute or otherwise provide any of the Crunchbase data to any third parties.

Licensing Terms

Pricing
Access to Crunchbase data under Research Access is free.

Termination
Research Access is granted for 12 consecutive months at a time (starting on the Term (as specified on your Order Form), and then Licensee must re-apply. Crunchbase may terminate the Agreement and suspend or disable access to the Crunchbase data at any time.

Upon termination, Licensee shall expunge all data acquired through Research Access within 10 days and, upon request, Licensee will provide Crunchbase proof of expungement (as reasonably determined in Crunchbase’s sole discretion).

Licensee is under no obligation to expunge data that is available only through Basic Access.

Attribution Requirements

Licensee must attribute content sourced or derived from Crunchbase when made available or visible to any third party. When attributing, follow these guidelines:

  • Attribution must be accompanied by a hyperlink to Crunchbase (http://www.crunchbase.com)
  • If content being attributed is primarily about one entity, link must point to that entity on Crunchbase
  • Link must be plainly visible to end user
  • Link must be in close proximity to the attributed data
  • Link must be visible to Internet spiders (e.g. Googlebot)
  • Link cannot include the “nofollow” tag"

Venture Program Access

The following sets forth the Access Type Specifications for Venture Program Access (“Venture Program Access”).

Eligibility

Venture Program Access is limited to individuals or entities who submit an Order Form and are active members of the Crunchbase Venture Program (https://about.crunchbase.com/partners/venture-program/).

Order Forms will only be accepted if they are complete and accurate. By applying for Venture Program Access, Licensee agrees to the terms set forth hereunder and in the Terms.

License Limitations

Use of the Data
Licensee may only use the Crunchbase data for internal investment portfolio management and sourcing new investment opportunities.

Redistribution of Data
Licensee may publish, share, and distribute analysis and aggregate statistics derived from the Crunchbase dataset. Licensee agrees to notify Crunchbase when any research relating to the Crunchbase dataset is published and provide Crunchbase rights to publicize research it its sole discretion.

Except as otherwise expressly set forth herein, Licensee may not license, sublicense, sell, offer to sell, distribute or otherwise provide any of the Crunchbase data to any third parties.

Licensing Terms

Pricing
Access to Crunchbase data under Venture Program Access is free.

Termination
Crunchbase may terminate the Agreement and suspend or disable access to the Crunchbase data at any time.

Upon termination, Licensee shall expunge all data acquired through Venture Program Access within 10 days and, upon request, Licensee will provide Crunchbase proof of expungement (as reasonably determined in Crunchbase’s sole discretion).

Licensee is under no obligation to expunge data that is available only through Basic Access.

Attribution Requirements

Licensee must attribute content sourced or derived from Crunchbase when made available or visible to any third party. When attributing, follow these guidelines:

Attribution must be accompanied by a hyperlink to Crunchbase

  • Attribution must be accompanied by a hyperlink to Crunchbase (http://www.crunchbase.com)
  • If content being attributed is primarily about one entity, link must point to that entity on Crunchbase
  • Link must be in close proximity to the attributed data
  • Link must be visible to Internet spiders (e.g. Googlebot)
  • Link cannot include the “nofollow” tag"

Crunchbase for Applications

Crunchbase licenses certain Crunchbase data for specified commercial use under a separate licensing agreement. If you would like to learn more about obtaining a license for commercial use, please contact us at sales@crunchbase.com.

Crunchbase 2013 Snapshot

Applicable License

We provide the Crunchbase 2013 Snapshot under the Creative Commons Attribution License [CC-BY]. Read the License Agreement and Data Access Terms to learn more.

Attribution Requirements

The Crunchbase 2013 Snapshot must be attributed with the designated pseudonym “Crunchbase 2013 Snapshot” and bear the copyright notice “© 2013” in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution License [CC-BY] requirements. The pseudonym and copyright notice are meant to avoid confusion with current Crunchbase Data and to promote transparency to users of the data.

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