Factual, Inc., a Santa Monica, CA-based start up operating a platform where people can share open data on any subject, has received an undisclosed amount in start up financing from business angels.
– Andreessen Horowitz – Founders, Marc Andreessen, Ben Horowitz
– Bill Gross – Founder/Chairman, Idealab
– Danny Rimer – Index Ventures
– Esther Dyson – Founder, EDventure Holdings
– Founder Collective
– Gunderson Dettmer
– Lee and June Stein
– Mårten Mickos, former CEO of MySQL
– Miramar Venture Partners
– Richard Rosenblatt – CEO, Demand Media
– Scott Kurnit – Founder, About.com
– Thomas Lehrman – Founder, Gerson Lehrman Group
– Tom Unterman – Founder, Rustic Canyon Ventures
As stated by Gil Ebatz, Factual co-founder, the funds will enable the company to refine its product, hire exceptional employees, and tackle exciting new markets.