Business.com, the search engine designed and organized exclusively for business, today announced the closure of a new round of financing. Benchmark Capital, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm, has invested $10 million in Business.com.This new round of funding will enable Business.com to invest in technology infrastructure, product development, and sales and marketing to meet the growing market demand for its vertical business search capabilities…
“Business.com was founded in 1999 on the concept that the information needs of business professionals are different from those of consumers,” said Jake Winebaum, CEO and founder of Business.com. “We’ve focused solely on this large and valuable market segment for the last five years, fine-tuning our service and laying the foundation for what’s become a strong, profitable, and fast-growing business. Benchmark’s investment now allows us to accelerate our product development and expand our sales and marketing efforts.”
Gee. I never thought I’d see this.