Overview

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Total Equity Funding
$12M in 1 Round from 4 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$12M Series C on February 23, 2001
Headquarters:
Brisbane, CA
Description:
Epinions is a consumer reviews platform offering consumer insights, unbiased advice, product evaluations, and personalized recommendations.
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Categories:
Consumer, Product Design
Website:
http://www.epinions.com
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Company Details

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Founded:
May 1, 1999
Contact:
(650) 616-6500
Employees:
10k + | 1 in Crunchbase

Epinions aims at helping people make informed buying decisions by being a source and platform for valuable consumer insight, unbiased advice, in-depth product evaluations, and personalized recommendations.

Epinions is a service of Shopping.com, Inc., a provider of comparison shopping services. Shopping.com's mission is to help consumers anywhere use the power of information to find, compare and buy anything.

Epinions covers millions of products and services in over 30 different categories. In addition to product reviews, users can read buying guides, product definitions, and 'how-to' guides . Once the consumer decides what to purchase, Epinions then provides him/her with complete pricing and availability options through a list of rated online merchants.

Funding Rounds (1) - $12M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Feb, 2001$12M / Series C4

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Competitors (6)

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  • Amazon.com is an international e-commerce website for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
  • Opinew provides visual user generated content by collecting, managing and ranking customer reviews and aggregating e-word of mouth.
  • Pluribo employs artificial intelligence technologies that scan user reviews and summarizes them down into a single paragraph.
  • Souki is a review site, but rather than just showing you a list of reviews Souki tries to match you with people who share your likes and
  • Trusted Opinion is a social recommendations site for getting suggestions on restaurants, bars and cafes from friends and expert sources.
  • Yelp Denmark operates an online platform that connects people with local businesses in the Denmark.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    8000 Marina Boulevard

    3rd Floor

    Brisbane, CA 94005

    USA

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