Kosmix Raises $20 Million More For Its Universal Search Engine

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).

For more information on the service, check out our preview here and the blog of founder Anand Rajaraman here.