Ignition

  • Site Search Engine Creator Swiftype Raises $1.7M From A16Z, Others

    Site Search Engine Creator Swiftype Raises $1.7M From A16Z, Others

    Swiftype, a Y Combinator startup that creates site search engines, has raised $1.7 million in seed funding from Andreessen Horowitz, NEA, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Ignition and several angel investors. Founded in 2012, Swiftype builds search engines in real time, organizing pages based on importance rankings from your page. After creating your search engine, the Swiftype… Read More

  • Microsoft Ignition Revs Up Tomorrow

    Microsoft Ignition Revs Up Tomorrow

    Score one for Microsoft. Wait, did I just say that? Yes, I did. Why? Well, Microsoft will officially launch Ignition tomorrow and I may have to troll around for a Zune now. I can’t believe I’m admitting that. Ignition is designed to promote new music acts over the course of a month on Microsoft’s mulitple content platforms such as MSN and the Zune Marketplace. Ignition is set… Read More