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LocationInsight Raises $5M from United Communications Group


LocationInsight LLC, a Denver, CO-based provider of local search marketing software and services to large advertisers with many physical locations, has raised $5m from United Communications Group (UCG) and completed a management buy-out of the LocationInsight local search marketing business from the InfoNow Corporation.

The company intends to use the funding to add a SaaS version for search and advertising agencies by the end of the year, to expand sales and marketing and invest in the ongoing development of the platform and its personnel.

Led by CEO Ari Kaufman, LocationInsight provides company and product locators for enterprise companies designed to improve local search rank and local search results for both branded and unbranded queries. Its web and mobile locator technology solution is enhanced by local SEO content management and syndication systems establishing and maintaining local content continuity across the web, including on local SEO landing pages, online directories, Google Places and MAPS, Yahoo and Bing Profile pages, social networks (including Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare) and on the mobile web.