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Acquired byShopzilla
Date11/2012

General Information

Websiteretrevo.com
Blogblog.retrevo.com
Twitter@retrevo
CategoryConsumer Electronics/Devices
Emailcustomerservice@r...
Employees
Founded2006
DescriptionConsumer Electronics Shopping Site

Offices

Sunnyvale, USA
440 N. Wolfe Rd.
Sunnyvale, CA
USA

People

Director of Community and Content
Board Observer

Funding

TOTAL $11.9M
FUNDING TOTAL $11.9M
Seed, 2/2006
Alloy Ventures
$700k
Series A, 12/2006
Alloy Ventures
Norwest Venture Partners
$3.2M
Series B, 3/2008
Alloy Ventures
Norwest Venture Partners
$8M

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Retrevo

Retrevo is a shopping site focused solely on consumer electronics. The site, which is now one of the largest consumer electronics shopping and review sites online, aggregates product information, reviews and articles from blogs, forums, websites and manufacturers to provide shoppers with accurate, up-to-date shopping advice. Retrevo does their best to provide unadulterated product reviews by filtering out ads, eBay pages and online electronic stores like Best Buy and Amazon. Retrevo is owned by Shopzilla, Inc.

Their main competitors include PC World, and CNET Reviews.

Recent Milestones

  • Handshake
    Retrevo was acquired by Shopzilla. (11/7/12)
    Posted 3/13/13 at 9:04am via internetretailer.com
  • Check
    Retrevo — Retrevo Granted eCommerce Patent for Product Graph Technology (8/24/11)
    Posted 10/24/11 at 11:54am via prlog.org
  • Check
    Retrevo — Retrevo Celebrates 10 Millionth Free Gadget Manual - 10 Million Free Manuals For Gadgets Download (7/28/11)
    Posted 10/24/11 at 11:54am via prlog.org
  • Check
    Retrevo — Retrevo Launches Model Decoder for HDTVs. (7/21/11)
    Posted 10/24/11 at 11:54am via go.com
  • Check
    Retrevo — Retrevo Marketplace Challenges Amazon and BestBuy.com (3/17/11)
    Posted 10/24/11 at 11:54am via prlog.org
  • Check
    Retrevo — Retrevo Partners with Microsoft BizSpark (10/12/10)
    Posted 10/24/11 at 11:54am via prlog.org
  • Check
    Retrevo added Paul Kaye as Vice President of Sales and Business Development. (1/1/09)
    Posted 10/24/11 at 10:58am
  • Dollar
    Retrevo received $8M in Series B funding. (3/20/08)
    Posted 3/19/08 at 10:35pm via paidcontent.org
  • Check
    Retrevo added Aditya Vailaya as Chief Scientist. (1/1/07)
    Posted 10/24/11 at 10:58am
  • Dollar
    Retrevo received $3.2M in Series A funding. (12/1/06)
    Posted 7/31/07 at 4:37am
  • Dollar
    Retrevo received $700k in Seed funding. (2/1/06)
    Posted 7/31/07 at 4:48am
  • Check
    Retrevo added Andrew Eisner as Director of Community and Content. (1/1/06)
    Posted 10/24/11 at 10:58am
  • Check
    Retrevo added Jiang Wu as Co-founder & Chief Software Architect.
    Posted 7/31/07 at 2:37am
  • Check
    Retrevo added Manish Rathi as Co-founder.
    Posted 7/31/07 at 2:39am
  • Check
    Retrevo added Peter Wang as VP of Engineering & Operations.
    Posted 7/31/07 at 2:36am
  • Check
    Retrevo added Vipin Jain as President & CEO.
    Posted 7/31/07 at 2:34am

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Added: 2/16/09
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All About Retrevo

Added: 3/16/13

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Uploaded: 11/2/09
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Sources

  1. Shopzilla Buys Retrevo.com (internetretailer.com) [edit]
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  4. Retrevo Gets $8 Million Second Round For Electronics Product Search (paidcontent.org) [edit]
  5. Press Release (prlog.org) [edit]
    Press Release (prlog.org) [edit]
    Press Release (prlog.org) [edit]
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    News Story (abclocal.go.com) [edit]
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