• Online Search, Advertising Company Lijit Networks Lands $10 Million

    Lijit Networks, a provider of custom site search and advertising solutions for online publishers, has secured $10 million in financing in a round led by new investor Highway 12 Ventures and existing backers like Foundry Group, Boulder Ventures and Colorado Fund I, managed by High Country Venture. Lijit says transactions on its advertising services platform have grown 74 percent since Q4 2010… Read More

  • Lijit Proves Search Company Really Means Ad Company – Takes $6 Million Series D

    Colorado startup Lijit is best known for providing websites with really good search. And it does search well – sites from Fred Wilson’s blog to ICanHasCheezburger use it. But Lijit is really an advertising network. Publishers that use Lijit also get access to lots of stats about what’s going on with site searches. And they have an option to join the Lijit ad network to… Read More

  • Lijit Gets Back Up To Speed, Scores Deal With b5media

    Lijit, the search widget that offers bloggers a simple solution to index all of their content, has been slow for the last few months: Really. Freakin. Slow. Search results have been taking 20 seconds or more to load (though it’s unlikely that many people stuck around to see them), rendering the service useless. Thankfully, Lijit has been on the ball, and has recently spent over… Read More

  • Lijit Takes $3.3 million Series B

    Social media search company Lijit has secured $3.3 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Boulder Ventures and joined by existing investors Colorado Fund I (High Country Venture) and Brad Feld. The round brings total funding for Lijit to $4.2million. Lijit’s search service allows readers to search blog publishers’ posts, bookmarks, blogroll, and more from a widget placed… Read More