- March 1, 2007
- Jason Calacanis
- Culver City, CA
Mahalo is an online web directory and knowledge-sharing service that helps individuals find the best information on the required topics.
Mahalo is a human powered search engine founded by Silicon Alley veteran entrepreneur Jason Calacanis. Results are generated non-algorithmically by a team of profile builders who create pages for search terms. Mahalo includes the most appropriate hand found links and information about for about 10,000 unique queries.
By 2008 the company hoped to reach 25,000 profiles. Not unsurprisingly, search results are generated at a limited speed, because of the absence of an automated engine. However, results pages are often very deep and useful. Searching queries for which a page has not been created are supplemented with Google search results. Theoretically, Google users shouldn't have a problem switching over.
Results pages are a mix between a traditional search layout and Wikipedia. Any factual information is concisely listed to the side of the all links, while links results are split into different categories... See More
Funding Rounds (2) - $21MUpdate
3525 Eastham Dr.
Culver City, CA 90232
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