Santa Barbara and New York based FindTheBest has nearly doubled in size since February, so it’s no wonder Kleiner Perkins is putting another bet down on the company. They invested $2 million last December. And now they’ve invested $4 million more.
And FindTheBest is starting to use their engine for other things as well. FindTheData compares large data sets for more intangible things, like crime statistics. Nannies.com lets you compare, well, you can probably guess (still in early testing mode). Plants-pedia is for the gardeners out there. And there’s also the more morbid Locate Grave.
The company has 25 employees today, and will be adding 15 more shortly, says founder Kevin O’Connor.
FindTheBest is an unbiased, data comparison engine that collects and organizes objective information about hundreds of products and services. From dog breeds to smartphones to financial advisors, FindTheBest defines custom taxonomies through which to understand hundreds of products and services. FindTheBest presents data in easy to use tables, comparison pages, and detailed views. All data is human curated, and stripped of marketing influence. In addition to FindTheBest.com, FindTheBest owns and operates FindTheData.org. Founded by Kevin O’Connor, previous CEO/Founder of DoubleClick....