Google buys Metaweb (data infrastructure software)

Companies in Relationship

Google, Metaweb Technologies

Deal Facts

Initial Announcement Date: 7/10

Consideration: not disclosed

Google acquires Metaweb Technologies, Inc. from Benchmark Capital, DAG Ventures, LLC, Goldman Sachs Group, Millennium Technology Ventures, and Omidyar Network for an undisclosed sum. Metaweb provides Web infrastructure technology for managing data structures for application developers and publishers. The company's platform for content integration enables publishers and developers to intelligently add content from across the Web. Google acquired Metaweb in 2010 to enhance its semantic search capabilities.


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