Status
Acquired by Microsoft on July 1, 2008
Funding Received
$22.5 Million in 3 Rounds from 8 Investors
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Description:
Powerset is a search engine focused on in-depth natural language processing.
Founders:
Lorenzo Thione, Barney Pell, Steve Newcomb
Categories:
Search
Website:
http://powerset.com

Company Details

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Powerset is a search engine focused on natural language processing. In other words, Powerset will not search based simply on keywords alone, but will try to understand the semantic meaning behind the search phrase as a whole. The company launched in May 2008 with intentions of making search more easy and intuitive.

Powerset was acquired by Microsoft on 1st July 2008.

Current Team (5)

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Past Team (13)

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Funding Rounds (3) - $22.5M

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Investors (8)

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Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    475 Brannan St

    San Francisco, CA 94107

    USA

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