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  • Zemanta Moves Todd Sawicki Into CEO Role, Raises Another $2M To Focus On Content-Based Ads

    Zemanta Moves Todd Sawicki Into CEO Role, Raises Another $2M To Focus On Content-Based Ads

    Content recommendation service Zemanta has a new CEO, though he’s not new to the company — the new chief executive Todd Sawicki was already Zemanta’s president. Meanwhile the previous CEO, co-founder Bostjan Spetic, has become chief product officer. Zemanta is also announcing that it has raised $2 million in new funding from Union Square Ventures and Social Starts. Read More

  • Zemanta raises $3 million from Union Square, Eden, to help you "Blog Smarter"

    Exclusive – Zemanta, which assists bloggers by providing tips, suggesting content and helping them promote their contributions to the world, has recently secured its largest venture capital round to date. Previous investors Union Square Ventures and Eden Ventures have injected another $3 million into the European startup, bringing its total of capital raised since its inception to roughly… Read More

  • Zemanta Raises $3 Million From Union Square, Eden, To Help You "Blog Smarter"

    Exclusive – Zemanta, which assists bloggers by providing tips, suggesting content and helping them promote their contributions to the world, has recently secured its largest venture capital round to date. Previous investors Union Square Ventures and Eden Ventures have injected another $3 million into the European startup, bringing its total of capital raised since its inception to roughly… Read More

  • Zemanta partners with Automattic to add its recommendation engine to WordPress.com

    Zemanta, the service that helps bloggers find related content as they write, has partnered with Automattic so that its plugin is now available to users of WordPress.com. This follows existing partnerships with SixApart’s Movable Type, Blogger.com and Scribefire, and means that with today’s addition of WordPress.com, Zemanta now reaches 30% of the blogosphere, claims the company. Read More

  • Smoopr adds real-time content stream to any text on the web; we have invites

    [Austria] Smoopr, a new project by former Six Apart employee Gregor Einetter, recently went into private beta. The service, which “automatically analyzes text and instantly serves up the relevant status of Now”, acts as a real-time content recommendation engine for any piece of text on the web. At first sight Smoopr seems to be similar to 2007 Seedcamp Winner Zemanta, although… Read More

  • Zemanta opens up its recommendation engine for bloggers, hopes to drive more traffic to users

    [London] Zemanta, a service that helps bloggers find related content as they write, launches a new version of its service later today. As well as a general makeover designed to make its widget lighter and faster, the big change is that Zemanta is opening up its recommendation engine to no longer just include so-called ‘professional media’ but also content from its community of users. Read More

  • Zemanta Opens Up Recommendation Engine For Bloggers

    Zemanta, a service that helps bloggers find related content as they write, launches new version of its service later today. As well as a general makeover designed to makes its widget lighter and faster, the big change is that Zemanta is opening up its recommendation engine to no longer just include so-called ‘professional media’ but also content from its community of users. This… Read More

  • Kimengi takes on Zemanta with its content recommendation engine

    Kimengi is a new Dutch startup providing ”related-content” to bloggers and publishers via a recommendation widget called “f>>dforward” (feed forward). Once installed, the widget automatically provides related articles from multiple sites based on a combination of tag matches and  collaborative filtering techniques (“Users similar to you liked…”). Read More

  • OpenCalais Updates Tagging System To Be More Social And Recession Friendly

    Thomson Reuters’ OpenCalais, a service and open API that lets users to incorporate semantic tagging in blogs, content management systems, or website content, has been upgraded to include social tagging, integration for Spanish content, and improved linked data depth for companies. OpenCalais’ technology is powered by text analytics company Clear Forest, which was acquired by Reuters… Read More

  • Zemanta Launches Public API To Fuel Content Suggestion Engine Adoption

    Zemanta, the Slovenian startup that won the first Seedcamp competition (and subsequently funding from Union Square Ventures, Eden Ventures and The Accelerator Group), has just launched a public semantic API here at the Le Web conference in Paris, as well as a front side SDK. Zemanta is basically a platform that aims to help online content producers find related content from across the web… Read More

  • Some CrunchBase API Stats and Apps

    Six weeks ago we launched an API for our technology database, CrunchBase. The idea was to give away lots of clean, structured data about the companies we cover, data that could be used to build new services and improve upon existing ones. Since then we’ve seen a number of impressive things built on top of the API. And the traffic has started to add up: between July 15th and August 15th… Read More