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Websiteblekko.com
Blogblog.blekko.com
Twitter@blekko
CategorySearch
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Founded6/2007
DescriptionSearch engine

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Redwood Shores, USA
130 Shoreline Drive
Suite 200
Redwood Shores, CA, 94065
USA

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Blekko

Blekko is a search company founded by Rich Skrenta and his core team from previous company Topix and Netscape’s Open Directory. Blekko was founded halfway through 2007 and has already earned itself an angel round from Baseline Ventures and two ex-Googlers.

Recent Milestones

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    Blekko received $6M in Private Equity funding. (6/5/13)
    Posted 6/6/13 at 2:12am via searchengineland.com
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    Blekko — Yandex acquires 10% stake in Blekko.com (10/12/11)
    Posted 2/28/12 at 8:43am via invest-iq.net
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    Blekko received $30M in Venture Round funding. (9/29/11)
    Posted 9/29/11 at 4:48pm via techcrunch.com
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    Blekko — Blekko Bans 1.1 Million Spammy Domains Via New Algorithm (3/9/11)
    Posted 3/9/11 at 9:52pm via techcrunch.com
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    Blekko — Search Underdog Blekko Sees Over 30M Searches In January, More Than 110K Slashtags Created Since Launch (2/5/11)
    Posted 2/4/11 at 9:18pm via techcrunch.com
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    Blekko received $1.2M in Series C funding. (8/1/10)
    Posted 11/3/10 at 2:37pm
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    Blekko received $3M in Grant funding. (2/1/10)
    Posted 11/3/10 at 2:37pm
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    Blekko received $2.5M in Series C funding. (11/1/09)
    Posted 11/4/09 at 11:27am
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    Blekko received $11.5M in Series C funding. (7/27/09)
    Posted 7/27/09 at 11:37am via techcrunch.com
  • Dollar
    Blekko received $1M in Debt funding. (5/1/08)
    Posted 5/14/08 at 12:04pm
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    Blekko received $3M in Series B funding. (5/1/08)
    Posted 5/14/08 at 12:03pm
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    Blekko received $2M in Series A funding. (9/1/07)
    Posted 1/3/08 at 1:46am
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    Blekko added Rich Skrenta as Founder, CEO, Board of Directors. (1/1/07)
    Posted 1/3/08 at 1:44am

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  4. Stealth Search Engine Blekko Raises $11.5 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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  8. Search Engine Blekko Raises $30 Million From Russian Search Giant Yandex And Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  9. Blekko Lays Off Eight, Raises $6 Million More (searchengineland.com) [edit]
  10. Search Underdog Blekko Sees Over 30M Searches In January, More Than 110K Slashtags Created Since Launch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Blekko Bans 1.1 Million Spammy Domains Via New Algorithm (techcrunch.com) [edit]
    Yandex acquires 10% stake in Blekko.com (invest-iq.net) [edit]
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