Algolia

  • Algolia wants to bring transparency to service-level agreements

    Algolia wants to bring transparency to service-level agreements

    Service-level agreements (SLAs) are key when it comes to choosing a service that is going to play an important part for your own service. Cloud hosting services have an SLA, software-as-a-service products have an SLA, even airlines have SLAs. Software-as-a-service startup Algolia just revamped its SLA, and it’s interesting to see how the company is wording its policy. SLAs are simple: if… Read More

  • 6 insights into the French SaaS landscape Crunch Network

    6 insights into the French SaaS landscape

    As a Berlin-based VC firm focused on SaaS, we often get questions about the current state of the European cloud software landscape. To be able to answer these questions more precisely we decided to analyze each major European ecosystem, starting with France. Our goal was to find all the relevant players in the French cloud ecosystem — from early-stage startups to large public companies. Read More

  • Algolia Grabs $18.3 Million From Accel For Its Search API On Steroids

    Algolia Grabs $18.3 Million From Accel For Its Search API On Steroids

    Real-time search-as-a-service provider Algolia just raised $18.3 million with Accel Partners leading the round — Philippe Botteri will join the board. This represents some serious funding following Algolia’s $1.2 million second seed round. As a reminder, Algolia makes your website’s search box suck less. It feels like using OS X’s Spotlight feature on the… Read More

  • Algolia Raises Another $1.2 Million For Its Real-Time Search API

    Algolia Raises Another $1.2 Million For Its Real-Time Search API

    French startup Algolia raised $1.2 million as an extension of the company’s existing seed round to turbocharge your website’s search engine. It brings the total funding of the startup to $2.8 million. The round extension was led by Storm Ventures, with angels coming from Box, Eventbrite, Google, Microsoft and Stripe. Chrisoph Janz of Point Nine Capital is also joining the… Read More

  • Algolia Adds Asian Data Center While Taking Over Search On The Web

    Algolia Adds Asian Data Center While Taking Over Search On The Web

    Real-time search startup Algolia has been doing very well over the past few weeks. Slowly but surely, its search API is taking over every search engine on your favorite websites. The company also launched a new data center in Asia to improve response times with Asian users. As a reminder, Algolia is a developer-friendly hosted search engine for your website. After adding a few lines of… Read More

  • Algolia Provides ‘Spotlight’ For The Web With Its Turbocharged Real-Time Search API

    Algolia Provides ‘Spotlight’ For The Web With Its Turbocharged Real-Time Search API

    French startup Algolia provides a real-time search API that makes the search function on your website sexy. Now Y Combinator-backed, it’s faster than anything you’ve seen before — everything happens in real time, and results change with each keystroke. “We first started with an offline search engine that would work well on mobile,” co-founder and CEO Nicolas… Read More