Overview

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Status
Eurekster has been closed
Total Equity Funding
$6.85M in 2 Rounds from 3 Investors
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Description:
Eurekster offers a customized search portal with the content produced by online communities to improve search results.
Founders:
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Categories:
Social Media
Website:
http://www.eurekster.com

Company Details

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Founded:
2004
Closed:
Closed, Date Unknown
Employees:
None found in Crunchbase

Eurekster provides social search technologies. Its custom search portal and widget (called "swicki") uses the content produced by online communities to improve search results. With Eurekster, web publishers can build and customize their swicki search portal on any topic, and share and distribute the social search widget to grow a community of interested users. With every search, the swicki becomes more relevant and meaningful to the user community, and more valuable to the swicki builder.

Eurekster is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with research and development located in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Eurekster has global reach in over 15 countries and is Asian Language enabled. Customers include branded sites, social networks, top blogs and blog platforms.

Eurekster was founded in 2004 by a core team including digital media and search technology veterans Steven Marder, who is CEO, and Grant Ryan, who is Chief Scientist. Eurekster is privately held and venture backed. Investors include Technology Venture Partners (TVP), Transcosmos, Tapit Partners and various angels.

Funding Rounds (2) - $6.85M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Mar, 2007$5.5M / Series B2
Dec, 2004$1.35M / Series A1

Investors (3)

Products (1)

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  • A swicki is a search portal and widget that can be customized on any topic to share, distribute and grow a community of interested users.

Competitors (1)

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  • Aardvark is a social search engine that allows users to ask questions and receive answers from their extended network.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    San Francisco, CA 94104

    USA

Past Team (5)

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