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Become.com receives $7.2 million in 2nd round financing
Does anyone use this one?
christopher w




msg:465095
 5:00 pm on May 31, 2005 (gmt 0)

Become.com, a Mountain View search engine company that helps people shop by offering them product reviews and other information, plans to announce today that it has raised $7.2 million in a second round of funding.

Become.com is taking on more established shopping search engine players such as Shopping.com and NexTag, and even Google and Yahoo, in the hopes that people will begin to trust its search results more than those of other search engines.

Full story here on Yahoo! News [news.yahoo.com]

 

StephenBauer




msg:465096
 6:40 pm on May 31, 2005 (gmt 0)

No, yet I hope consumers do. I hope they start to show my site on their SERPs...since they have indexed nearly 40K pages this last month. Why would they let their spiders spin cycles on something they weren't planning on using!? Argh.

christopher w




msg:465097
 6:53 pm on May 31, 2005 (gmt 0)

Does all of their revenue come from Google ads?

CSE_Monkey




msg:465098
 3:55 am on Jun 7, 2005 (gmt 0)

Currently Become.com is monetizing its traffic via Google on the right rail. Look to see a comparison shopping service out in July that will take things a step further.

BwanaZulia




msg:465099
 9:49 am on Jun 23, 2005 (gmt 0)

They have been pounding me in the last few days with tons of hits.

Host: 64.124.85.71.become.com
Pages: 53,391
Hits: 53,797
Bandwidth: 187.31 MB

BZ

CSE_Monkey




msg:465100
 11:27 pm on Jun 23, 2005 (gmt 0)

Send an email to info@become.com and they will get on it. They are very responsive (being an insider I should know).

Cheers!

digitalv




msg:465101
 11:31 pm on Jun 23, 2005 (gmt 0)

Are they public? Looks like they're going to be a great stock for shorting, hehehe.

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