Kango

  • Find Something That Is "X" And Has "Y" With Circos

    Find Something That Is "X" And Has "Y" With Circos

    Keyword search gets you pretty far when looking for pure information, but doesn’t help much on more qualitative searches like trying to find the hippest restaurant in SOHO. Searches like the latter rely on the opinions of people, not webmasters, which is one of the reasons Circo’s has launched their new qualitative search engine. The engine currently lets users search for hotels… Read More

  • Kango Announces $4 Million Round From Shasta Ventures

    Kango Announces $4 Million Round From Shasta Ventures

    Kango, a semantic search engine for travel, announced that it raised $4 million from Shasta Ventures earlier this year. The terms previously were not disclosed. Kango looks at travel reviews and other information across the Web and automatically generates tags so it can categorize results by how “kid friendly” or “romantic” they may be. I wrote about Kango… Read More

  • Stealth Startup Kango Working on Semantic Search For Travel

    Stealth Startup Kango Working on Semantic Search For Travel

    Does the world really need another travel site? With Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, TripAdvisor, Farecast, TripHub, Yapta, and many more, prospective travelers already have more than enough to choose from. (With an estimated $87 billion in travel booked online, it’s no wonder why). Soon they will be able to add Kango to that list. The startup, which has been in stealth-mode until now… Read More