• Delver Gets Acquired by Sears (Really)

    Social search engine Delver, which we placed on death watch a month and a half ago has been acquired by Sears in a last minute play right out of left field. Israeli business media is reporting that as part of the deal, Delver CEO Liad Agmon will move to Chicago where he will hold a title of VP at Sears Holdings. Delver itself will become an R&D center for Sears and will continue to develop… Read More

  • Social Search Engine Delver On Death Watch

    We’ve contacted the company to confirm, but former engineer of the Israeli startup Aviran Mordo is reporting on his blog that the social search company Delver has failed to secure follow-up financing due to the drought in VC activity and will be closing shop in 30 days unless they find a buyer. The company has raised $4 million from a single investor, Carmel Ventures, and was –… Read More

  • Israel Makes Strong TC50 Showing

    Israel seems to be the country with the single biggest foreign contingent at TC50 with no less than 6 of the 50 companies presenting on stage. Some more Israeli startups can be found in the demo pit, the exhibition space and just walking around the venue floor shopping for investors, customers and partners. Here is a round-up of the 6 Israeli companies that presented on stage: Read More

  • Delver's Social Graph Search Engine Now Open to All

    Delver, which came out of stealth back in January is announcing today that its social graph search engine is open to the public. While the product certainly is intriguing, curb your expectations as Delver has slapped an “Alpha” status on it. The objective behind Delver is to uncover and make accessible knowledge and information that is hidden in users’ social graphs—an… Read More

  • Delver Comes Out Of Stealth With a New Twist on Social Search

    What if a search engine knew who your friends were and delivered results based on their actions and content across the Web? Today at the DEMO conference, an Israeli startup called Delver (formerly Semingo) is coming out of stealth and announcing its upcoming launch as a semantic social graph search engine. Delver is attempting to solve two key search-related problems. The first is that… Read More