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LookSmart

1996 FOUNDED
M&A STATUS
11-20 EMPLOYEES
M&A LATEST DEAL TYPE
7 FINANCING ROUNDS
3 INVESTMENTS
Description

Provider of a search-advertising network. The company supports its advertiser base through a syndicated network specializing in pay-per-click text ads. The company's platform optimizes traffic from publishers and other networks to benefit its advertisers.

Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Other Industries
Internet Retail
Acquirer
Primary Office
  • 50 California Street
  • 16th Floor
  • San Francisco, CA 94111
  • United States

LookSmart Valuation and Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Post-Val Valuation/
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LookSmart Competitors (4)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Search Optics Private Equity-Backed San Diego, CA 000 0000000 0000
000000.000 Formerly VC-backed Burlington, VT 0000 0000 000000&0 0000
0000000000 Formerly VC-backed Boston, MA 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
00000 Venture Capital-Backed Pasadena, CA 000 000.00 00000000000 000.00
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LookSmart Investments & Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000000 06-Sep-2013 0000000000: 000000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing
0000 01-Jan-2003 000000000000000000 00.00 Other IT Services
WiseNut 13-Mar-2002 Merger/Acquisition 0000 Internet Software
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LookSmart Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000 01-Jan-2003 000000000000000000 00.00 Completed
  • 000000000
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LookSmart Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
000000000 00000 Media and Information Services (B2B) San Francisco, CA 0000
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LookSmart Former Investors

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LookSmart Executive Team (3)

Name Title Board
Seat
Contact
Info
Michael Onghai Chief Executive Officer & Board Member

2 Former Executives

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LookSmart Board Members (5)

Name Representing Role Since Contact
Info
000000000 0000 Self Board Member 000 0000
0000000 000000 LookSmart Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
0000 000000 00. Self Board Member 000 0000
00000000 00000 Self Board Member and Director 000 0000

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