BrightPlanet Overview

  • Founded
  • 1999

  • Status
  • Private

  • Latest Deal Type
  • Undetermined

  • Financing Rounds
  • 5

BrightPlanet General Information


Provider of internet search and management tools which discover, harvest, monitor, and manage internet content. The company's flagship product, Deep Query Manager (DQM), can query over 40,000 dynamic databases (the "Deep Web"), including and going far beyond what Google (and similar "surface web" engines) can provide, enabling users to simultaneously access more and better information and to manage it more effectively.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Primary Office
  • 4009 West 49th Street
  • Suite 308
  • Sioux Falls, SD 57106
  • United States
+1 (605) 000-0000

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BrightPlanet Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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BrightPlanet Patents

BrightPlanet Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-6711569-B1 Method for automatic selection of databases for searching Inactive 24-Jul-2001 0000000000 00

BrightPlanet Executive Team (1)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
William Bushee Vice President of Technology
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