Contextual search startup InfoAxe has raised $3 million in Series A funding today from Stephen
Oskoui, CEO of online advertising company Smiley Media. The startup had previously raised $900,000 in seed funding from Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Labrador Ventures, Band of Angels and Amidzad Partners. Gokul Rajaram, the “godfather of Google AdSense, has joined InfoAxe’s board.
What makes Infoaxe unique is that it doesn’t tap into streams from Twitter, Facebook, or Digg for content. Infoaxe’s search engine relies completely on attention data generated by the startup’s web history search engine. → Read More
Infoaxe is coming out of stealth mode today with (yet another) alternative search engine / social bookmarking tool, focused on indexing your own browsing history rather than the entire web or what you proactively indicate is important to remember for later.
Installing the infoaxe toolbar (works with IE and Firefox) basically enables users to ‘record’ public web browsing sessions with just one… → Read More