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Companies that enable consumers to search for specific products that are available across multiple websites on the web.
Evolution of this segment over the years - company foundings, fundings & exits
The circles represent companies. Size of circles maps to funding raised, inner circles represent multiple rounds of funding. Hover over a company for details. Goto a specific year by clicking on the list at the bottom of the chart.
Year
Founded
Angel
Fundings
Venture
Fundings
Other
Fundings
Acquired
Dead
IPO
2012
1
2
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1
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2011
1
1
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2
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2010
1
1
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3
2
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2009
1
3
1
2
1
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2008
-
4
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4
1
-
-
2007
3
3
-
2
-
-
-
2006
2
1
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1
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2005
2
-
-
3
-
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2004
1
1
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1
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2003
2
-
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2000
1
1
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1
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1999
3
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1
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unspecified
4
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Total
22
17
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19
6
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Funding Summary
Total funding
152,555,000
Max funding
37,200,000
Avg funding
8,475,277
Min funding
250,000
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Become
Shoping and comparison service.
Become is a search engine focused solely on shopping. Become offers various views and filtering criteria to allow users to more easily shop locally or all over the web.
Funding : 37,200,000
Bestofmedia Group
online media publishing tech.
Bestofmedia Group provides unbiased product reviews, news, articles, price comparisons and similar information on high technology, consumer electronics and gaming.Alfred Vericel and Eric Florand founded Bestofmedia Group in 2000 as a consortium of hightraffic websites for technology products in France. These sites enabled consumers to make informed purchase decisions by simplifying the buying process. Their network of sites provided a key source of information on a wide selection of products and ...
Funding : 35,000,000
SHOP.COM
Comparison shopping engine.
SHOP.COM is a comparison shopping engine that merchandises primarily for women.SHOP.COM offers shoppers the opportunity to shop over 2,500 stores through SHOP.COM's proprietary OneCart (a CPO model) and/or through their Partner Stores (a CPC linkoff model).Consumers on the SHOP.COM site have the opportunity to compare prices and products from retailers and make informed buying decisions using buying guides, trendbased articles, speciallymerchandised theme shops, and more.In addition, SHOP.COM features ...
Funding : 25,000,000
Bridgevine, Inc.
Shopping Comparisons Platform.
Bridgevine, Inc. is a leading ecommerce solution provider offering a wide array of services across a broad range of categories including Internet, phone, television, wireless, entertainment, and more.Our intelligent shopping engine and marketing solutions platform provides an unparalleled forum bringing together consumers with marketers and advertisers that offer some of the best values online, offline or anywhere. Our technology, platforms and networks facilitate shopping, comparison, discovery, ...
Funding : 16,550,000
B5M
B5M, a Shanghai, Chinabased social shopping search engine. Founded in 2007 by serial entrepreneur CEO Yeogirl Yun, B5M, which means help me buy in Chinese, is designed to help consumers make informed purchasing decisions combining product and shopping data with community features. Its social shopping search engine includes tens of millions of businesstoconsumer products, product and merchant reviews, groupbuy deals, used products, and shoppingrelated web articles.
Funding : 7,100,000
ShopWiki
ShopWiki is a consumer shopping search engine that offers the most comprehensive results for both stores and products. ShopWiki uses crawling technology to find anything and everything on the internet.It was founded by two former DoubleClick Executives, Kevin Ryan (former DCLK CEO) and Dwight Merriman (former DCLK CTO and CoFounder) along with a software developer from DoubleClick Eliot Horowitz.ShopWiki does not sell any products, it simply help our users find any product available for sale on ...
Funding : 6,250,000
Buscapé
Absolute leader in price comparison, present in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and 16 other countries in Latin America, BuscaP compares prices of more than 7,000,000 products sold by 60,000 stores. It is also responsible for the Shopping section of more than 100 portals, including Microsoft MSN, Abril, Globo and R7.com.Pioneer in the market for product comparisons, shopping and prices, BuscaP was born in 1999 as a necessity. When was investigating the price of a printer on the Internet, ...
Funding : 6,000,000
OfferWire
Comparison Shopping Website.
OfferWire.com is a trusted source for consumers to learn about, compare and shop for the services that shape their lives. From communications to entertainment to security, OfferWire.com lets consumers choose individual services that are best for them, or create personalized bundles from trusted providers that save them time and money. Unlike other comparison shopping websites, OfferWire.com offers its customers a unified shopping cart, realtime pricing, exclusive deals, cashback rewards, order status ...
Funding : 3,500,000
StyleFeeder
Personal Shopping Engine.
StyleFeeder is a social bookmarking service targeted specifically at shopping. StyleFeeder allows users to browse the web and add clothing, gadgets, or other items they find to their StyleFeed, which they can then share with friends. The service also analyzes the items a person adds, enabling it to create personalized recommendations and an improved shopping search engine.Additionally, StyleFeeder has created widgets that display a user's StyleFeed, and can be added to profiles at social networks ...
Funding : 3,500,000
Vertical Segment : Clothing
Kelkoo
Price Comparison Service.
Founded in November 1999, and followed in 2000 by mergers with eCommerce related sites Zoomit, Dondecomprar and Shopgenie, Kelkoo is a price comparison site operating in 10 European countries. Kelkoo was bought by Yahoo in 2004 for 670 million. In 2007, Yahoo began to hint at a possible sale, and in 2008 Jamplant, a UKbased private equity firm, purchased Kelkoo for an undisclosed sum.The company provides comparisons on over 2 million products including those by technology brands such as Apple and ...
Funding : 3,000,000
Twenga
Shopping search & price comparison sites.
Twenga, the newgeneration search engine, enables millions of shoppers throughout the world to find what they want, at the best price, from the online shop of their choice. Thanks to its homegrown technology, Twenga automatically gathers offerings from online retailers and displays them in one searchable site. As a result, Twenga has the most comprehensive listing of online shops. Its search results are objective and not biased by commercial relationships.Founded in 2006 by Bastien Duclaux and Cedric ...
Funding : 2,600,000
Lengow
Data feed management solution.
Lengow offers a web interface for ecommerce sites which helps to centralize, optimize and track the distribution of their product catalogues toward comparison shopping sites, marketplaces, affiliate networks, sponsored links, social networks, etc.The company was founded in July 2009 and is based in Nantes, France, with partners across Europe and also worldwide.
Funding : 1,990,000
Grocio
Grocery Comparison Shopping.
Grocio is a grocery data platform with several product lines:Grocery comparison shoppingRealtime grocery pricingCoupon matching to grocery listMobile tools for shoppers and grocers
Funding : 1,375,000
Vertical Segment : Food
Sparkbuy
Comparison Shopping Engine.
Sparkbuy is a comparison shopping engine with a focus on consumer electronics.In May 2011, it was acquired by Google.
Funding : 1,000,000
Livra Panels
Online Panels in Latin America.
Livra is the leading online market research company in Latin America. The company was founded in Buenos Aires in 2000 by Martin Anazco and Diego Meller, as a comparison shopping website for the Latin American market. In 2002 it started selling online panel services by giving market research agencies access to its online community of opinionated users, the new division was named Livra Panels and the company's business model was switched completely to the sale of online research services.By 2007 Livra ...
Funding : 1,000,000
uchoose
Price Comparison Website.
uchoose.ie is Ireland's No. 1 Price Comparison website allowing users to search for and compare a wide range of Services across 4 verticals: Insurance, Finance, Travel and Home Utilities. uchoose offers a secure ecommerce platform and interactive functionality, giving users access to the latest technology which simplifies their research and assists them in finding the best service suited to their requirements.
Funding : 940,000
Octopart
Vertical Search Engine.
Vertical search engine Octopart, which launched not too long ago, focuses on putting an end the inadequate search engines used by electronics parts manufacturers. Octopart lets you search, compare prices, and view specifications for parts on Allied Electronics, DigiKey, Mouser, and Newark InOne. They have a deal with howto hobbyists site, Instructables, to make buying parts for your project a snap. Theyve also got more parts suppliers calling to get their data up on the site.
Funding : 300,000
LabDoor
Comparison Shopping with Chemistry.
LabDoor web/mobile apps provide product safety grades for top pharmaceuticals, supplements, and cosmetics. Data is generated by top scientists and curated by technical experts. But while the science is complex, the app is simple: just input a product name or scan a bar code to receive instant A F grades in three safety categories. LabDoor answers the most important questions about your products: Is it safe Does it work What does it cost
Funding : 250,000
GoodRx
Drug Price Comparison Tool.
GoodRx is the first and only prescription drug price comparison tool created for consumers with prices from pharmacies nationwide. GoodRx's founders are seasoned technology executives who were early employees at Facebook, Yahoo and other successful companies.
Funding : 0
PriceMe
Shopping comparison engine.
PriceMe is a leading shopping comparison site in Australasia and operates sites in New Zealand, Australia, Hong Kong, China mainland and Singapore.Consumers can search and find for products on PriceMe supplied from hundreds of retailers. Products from different retailers are grouped together in order to enable a fair and transparent comparison of prices, fees and shipping terms. PriceMe also provides user reviews (written by our community of shoppers) as well as expert reviews in cooperation with ...
Funding : 0
Shopobot
Better comparison shopping.
Shopobot helps users purchase expensive items like DSLR cameras, cycling equipment, or baby gear.Shopobot discovers experts in the user's social graph to provide advice from friends and trusted sources. Shopobot's price index crawler monitors prices across many stores and tells users the best time to buy an item.This technology is also used by a growing network of review sites to replace low performing price widgets. The CTR on Shopobot's widget yields over 5 times the industry standard.
Funding : 0
GetPrice
GetPrice is an Australian online Comparison Shopping Engine offering product and price comparisons from primarily Australian retailers as a free service to consumers. The information on the GetPrice site helps people find the right product at the right price from the right merchant. A range of product categories are covered, including consumer electronics, home and garden, fashion and cosmetics, games and entertainment.
Funding : 0