Kosmix, a universal search engine that pulls data from a variety of sources including Wikipedia, Yahoo Buzz and our own CrunchBase, has closed a $20 million round led by Time Warner, with participation from existing investors Accel Partners, Dag Ventures, and Lightspeed Venture Partners. The round brings Kosmix’s total funding to $55 million. As part of today’s announcement Kosmix revealed that Ed Zander, former Motorola Chairman and CEO, will be joining as a private investor and advisor (other private investors include Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Legg Mason’s Bill Miller).
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