Retrevo

  • Black Friday Study: iPad Tops Holiday Tech Wish List

    Black Friday Study: iPad Tops Holiday Tech Wish List

    Black Friday sales are already all over the place online, particularly for those shiny new tech toys we all love so much. But here’s the thing: nobody has a job anymore. Well, not “nobody,” but with unemployment currently hovering around 10 percent, you’d have to expect that people will curb their spending this year. So goes the conventional wisdom, and you know what… Read More

  • Retrevo Lets You Tap Into Electronics Recommendations Via SMS And Twitter

    Retrevo Lets You Tap Into Electronics Recommendations Via SMS And Twitter

    There are plenty of sites that aim to help consumers make sense of electronics reviews. Startup Retrevo serves aggregates trusted reviews from a variety of sites around the web, such as Amazon and CNET, and then recommends products based upon reviews, features and price. Retrevo uses a proprietary technology to make sense of the vastly huge consumer electronics market and help electronics… Read More

  • Retrevo Raises $8M More for Aggregation of Consumer Electronics Information

    Retrevo Raises $8M More for Aggregation of Consumer Electronics Information

    Retrevo, a site that aggregates information about consumer electronics from sources found across the web, has raised $8M in Series B funding from Norwest Venture Partners and Alloy Ventures. Both of these investors were also involved in the company’s Series A round. The company has raised $11.9M to date. The purpose of Retrevo is to provide consumers with information about electronics… Read More

  • Twenga Gets €2.6 Million For Product Search

    Twenga Gets €2.6 Million For Product Search

    3i has invested €2.6 million in shopping search engine Twenga. Similar to other shopping search startups, Twenga is a meta search engine for products from online merchants. Twenga’s search results include user reviews and images on top of the usual price comparisons. There are a ton of shopping product search engines out there right now. It’s a crowded space and to… Read More

  • Retrevo's "Snapshot" Graphs Products By Price And Features

    Retrevo's "Snapshot" Graphs Products By Price And Features

    Retrevo, one of a number of automated, aggregate review sites we previously covered, is releasing an alpha version of a new product comparison feature called “Product Snapshot”. The feature helps find the greatest “bang for your buck” by visually displaying how a product’s price and features stack up against others in its category. CEO Vipin Jain will demo the… Read More

  • An aggregate review of aggregate review services

    An aggregate review of aggregate review services

    Product review search engine Retrevo was selected to launch at DEMO yesterday and it’s pretty cool. We’ve written about competitor ViewScore here before and also launched this month is yet another similar service that just launched called Wize. All of these sites will help you find reviews of electronics and other products and each of them has a unique feature set that adds value… Read More