|Description||Local Things To Do|
|Angel, 2/07 |
|Series A, 10/07 |
Norwest Venture Partners
|Venture Round, 12/09 |
Norwest Venture Partners
|Debt, 5/07 |
Center’d is a local search and discovery site that organizes and distributes content based on SentimentAnalysis - its unique approach to analyzing conversations about local places on the Web. By analyzing millions of conversations from multiple online sources, Center’d is able to surface detailed insights about local businesses that give consumers a faster way to determine the tone of what people are saying about a place. Based on its contextual understanding of these conversations, Center’d has created a unique and growing index of more than 5 million U.S. places with sentiment data.
Center’d formerly owned and operated The Dealmap, a source for savvy consumers to find and share the hottest local deals, all in one place. The Dealmap aggregates the largest number of local deals on the Web from the largest number of sources, and makes previously hard-to-find deals available to consumers when and where they want them through its website and social applications, and its daily email. Google acquired The Dealmap in August 2011.
Center’d uses its technology platform to create local applications on its website, mobile devices and social media websites, and to distribute unique local content through publicly available APIs and widgets.
Headquartered in Menlo Park, California, Center’d is led by former Microsoft and Yahoo! executives, and is funded by Norwest Venture Partners and KeyNote Ventures. Center’d was formerly named Fatdoor.
The Dealmap (http://www.thedealmap.com) is the leading source for people to find and share the best local deals, all in one place. The company indexes local deals from over 450 unique sources, including national brands, daily deal websites, local businesses and consumers, and makes previously hard-to-find deals easily discoverable. The Dealmap makes local deals available to people when and where they want them, through the companyâ€™s award-winning mobile apps, its website, social applications, and daily deals email. The Dealmap showcases savings of more than $10 million available each day across multiple business categories.
Through its DealExchange platform, The Dealmap provides tools that allow publishers and developers to easily integrate local deals into their products. The platform also gives small businesses and deal providers the ability to reach more than 85 million visitors through The Dealmap network.
The Dealmap was a DBA of CenterD, Inc. The previous name of CenterD, Inc. was Fatdoor, Inc. The company did a name change without changing the corporate structure in October 2007. The Dealmap was headquartered in Menlo Park, Calif., and was started by Raj Abhyanker, an entrepreneur and patent attorney who recruited co-founder Chandu Thota from Microsoft. Prior to being sold to Google, Inc. in August 2011, the company was headquartered in Menlo Park.