Overview

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Headquarters:
Burbank, CA
Description:
YellowBot is a hyper-local search engine and community discussion resource.
Founders:
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Categories:
Search Engine, Local
Website:
http://www.yellowbot.com
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Company Details

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YellowBot seeks to be a hyper-local search engine and community discussion resource. The combination of yellowpages like searching with Yelp like discussions, is designed to allow consumers to find exactly what they are looking for in the search area. Their search engine has been in beta over over a year, but is not publicly open. Yellow bot is entering a space crowded with players. Searching is one of the most density populate web 2.0 spaces, and everyone from Google to Yahoo is working on local search products. Similarly websites like Citysearch, InsiderPages (now owned by Citysearch), and Chowhound (part of the CNET consortium), connect community members together to discussions restaurants, stores, etc.

The YellowBot platform is also running [weblocal.ca].

Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Dec, 2011undisclosed amount / Seed

Current Team (3)

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Products (1)

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Competitors (11)

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  • Come to Chowhound for recipes, instruction, news, entertainment, discussion, and advice. They deliver it via audio, video, and everything
  • Citysearch is an online city guide that provides reviews and recommendations of hotels, shops, night clubs, services and more.
  • Explore.To Yellow Pages is an online business directory using common local ranking signals.
  • Foursquare is a technology company that uses location intelligence to build meaningful consumer experiences and inform business decisions.
  • Gowalla is a social guide for its users to share and discover photos, experiences and recommendations of places and cities.
  • InsiderPages is a social platform where people read and make recommendations on local businesses and services.
  • Kudzu.com is a directory enabling homeowners to plan projects and solve home-related problems through expert videos and contractor reviews.
  • LocalPrice is a shopping website for everyday services such as dentists, locksmiths, movers, and pest control.

Offices/Locations (3)

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  • The Dines Group

    265 Ralston Road

    Slippery Rock, PA 16057

    USA

  • Office

    PO Box 864

    Burbank, CA 91503

    USA

  • The Dines Group

    265 Ralston Road

    Slippery Rock, PA 16057

    USA

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