• Facebook Buys And Shuts Down Shopping Site TheFind To Boost Commerce In Ads

    Facebook Buys And Shuts Down Shopping Site TheFind To Boost Commerce In Ads

    Facebook today announced it has acquired personalized shopping search engine TheFind to help improve its commerce ads. TheFind had raised $26 million from Lightspeed and Redpoint since getting off the ground around 2005, but will now be shut down. Some, but not all, members of the team are joining Facebook. Read More

  • Comparison Shopping Site TheFind Gets Into Social Commerce With Facebook Integration

    Comparison shopping site TheFind, which recently passed Yahoo to become the second most popular shopping site behind Google (according to comScore), is pushing its social commerce strategy today with an in-depth Facebook integration. TheFind’s newest social commerce feature, Shop Like Friends, allows you to sign into the site Facebook Connect and tap into the the tastes and preferences… Read More

  • TheFind Launches Comparison Shopping Feature

    In time for the holiday shopping season, TheFind, a technology-heavy shopping search engine, has launched a nifty comparison shopping feature that’s worth a spin. When you do a search for a product on the find, you can now choose to see the “best price” view. For now, the feature is only available for electronics and appliances, which amounts to around 40 million products (or… Read More

  • TheFind Acquires To Help Consumers Find Deals While Shopping

    TheFind, a technology-heavy shopping search engine, has acquired the deal-driven shopping site iStorez aggregates the latest coupons, sales and deals from retailers across a variety of categories. Terms of the acquisition are not being disclosed, but we are hearing it was less than $500,000. TheFind, which is a search engine geared more towards finding new products than locating… Read More

  • TheFind Launches Its iPhone App In Private Beta

    TheFind, a technology-heavy shopping search engine, is introducing an iPhone application for the site that it says should launch on August 4. The application allows users to search for stores in a region that are selling a particular product (the site claims a database of over 200,000 retail locations). Because the app hasn’t been accepted to the Apple App Store yet, TheFind is going… Read More

  • Acquires Glimpse

    Shopping search engine startup TheFind has acquired the high-fashion shopping site for an undisclosed amount. It’s an early deal for Glimpse, which just launched this year. TheFind is a comparison shopping search engine that crawls many shopping sites across the internet (190 million products at over 500,000 stores). Other shopping sites often charge for the privilege of… Read More

  • $15 Million For Shopping Search TheFind

    Mountain View based shopping search site TheFind has raised another $15 million in a third round of venture capital, bringing their total capital raised to $26 million. Bain Capital Ventures led the round. The company previously raised $11 million from Redpoint Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Cambrian Ventures ($7 million Series A, $4 million Series B). Redpoint and Lightspeed… Read More

  • Beta Signup Page

    Silicon Valley based TheFind has a beta signup page live and will be launching sometime in the next 45 days. The service will be a very technology heavy comparision shopping engine. TheFind has been running a showcase shopping search engine called Fatlens around secondary ticket sales for the last year. The new service will leverage the same technology as Fatlens but expand into significantly… Read More