Jul 20, 2011

With $5 Million In Their Pockets, Ness Has Quietly Built A Subjective Search Engine
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Written by : Tom George| 0 | Technology

Via Scoop.itinternetbillboards

For the past 18 months, Ness Computing has been very quietly working on some new technology that they believe will be the next big thing in search. It’s a new, highly personalized search engine that they hope to launch in the coming weeks. But first, they’re happy to announce they’ve been given $5 million in funding to fulfill this vision. Vinod Khosla and Ramy Adeeb of Khosla Ventures led the Series A round, with participation from Alsop Louie Partners, TomorrowVentures, Bullpen Capital, a co-founder of Palantir Technologies, and some angel investors. The Alsop-incubated company is sometimes described as the “Palantir for fun,” Ness CEO and co-founder Corey Reese says. “If you use search products today there’s plenty of things for solving objective inquiries. But what about things that are more subjective?
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