By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor
Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:
Swiftype, which is in the business of improving a very common pain point for Internet users: individual website search, has landed $1.7 million in Seed funding from a prominent group of investors that includes Andreessen Horowitz Seed, NEA, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Ignition, SV Angel and CrunchFund. The San Francisco-based startup offers a feature-packed solution for site owners that includes drag-and-drop customizable result ranking, autocomplete and detailed analytics. It is a Y Combinator grad and was founded in early-2012.
HQ: San Francisco
Year Founded: 2012
Investors: Andreessen Horowitz Seed, NEA, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Ignition, Sam Altman, SV Angel, CrunchFund, Alexis Ohanian, Paul Buchheit, DST/StartFund, Garry Tan, Harj Taggar, Jared Kopf, William Morris Endeavor, Data Collective, Jared Friedman, Trip Adler, Tikhon Bernstam
Innovation: Advanced search for individual websites that includes features like drag-and-drop customizable result ranking, autocomplete and detailed analytics.
Total Funding: $1.7 million
More funding and acquisitions news…
4th Aspect raises £400,000 in deal led by the Angel CoFund (via Growing Business)
InterpretOmics Raises 10 Crores In Angel Investment (via SiliconIndia)
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