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Market Data Resources

Vertical IQ

Vertical IQ offers industry-specific reports that include data and analysis on market trends, industry risks, financial benchmarks, and competitive landscape, among other factors. These reports are designed to provide a comprehensive overview of specific industries, offering valuable insights that can assist professionals in various fields, such as banking, consulting, and sales.


BizMiner offers a wide range of reports and tools designed to assist businesses in understanding industry trends, benchmarking their performance, and making data-driven decisions. Their database includes financial statements, industry financial ratios, market research reports, and industry market analysis.

Business Reference Guide (BRG)

BRG is a comprehensive resource that provides information and insights on the valuation and sale of small and mid-sized businesses in the United States. It is often used by business brokers, appraisers, and other professionals involved in the buying and selling of businesses.


ProfitCents a financial analysis and benchmarking software tool designed to help businesses evaluate their financial performance and make informed decisions. It is developed by Sageworks, a company that specializes in financial analysis and risk management solutions for various industries.

Quarter Index

Great Falls Montana Economic Development GFDA Quarter Index 2023Q4. The numbers that drive us and that we celebrate. View latest data here: 2023Q4 Quarter Index

The Quarter Index report includes Cost of Living data. Employers, this is excellent data to share with candidates you are interviewing from outside of our region. It highlights the affordability of Great Falls MSA compared to all other major Montana metros.

To get help with Market Data tools, contact:

Rich Gannon
SBDC Business Advisor
1-406- 836-2078


JobsEQ for Workforce is a software tool that provides timely data on our local workforce and employers—including demographics, occupations, wages, certifications, and more.

Give your company the competitive edge by knowing the ins-and-outs of the workforce in the Great Falls Region.

Get connected with a JobsEQ-trained Business Advisor today:

Jake Clark
Vice President


SizeUp provides three core features that enable business owners to make more intelligent decisions:

  • Benchmark your business
  • Map your competition
  • Find the best place to advertise


For help with SizeUp, contact:

Christian O.P. Leinhauser
Downtown Business Development Officer

Market Data