Metaweb Raises $42.5 Million led by Goldman Sachs and Benchmark Capital

Jan 18, 2008


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Metaweb Technologies, Inc., a company creating a new infrastructure for sharing data and building applications on the web, announced that it has received a $42.5 million investment. The Series B round was led by Goldman Sachs Co., with participation from DAG Ventures and existing Series A investors Benchmark Capital, Omidyar Network and Millennium Technology Ventures. Metaweb, together with the Freebase community, is building Freebase.com, an open, shared database of the world's information in which data is freely available.

(www.metaweb.com, www.goldmansachs.com)