Curiyo Raises $1.9M in Seed Funding

Curiyo, a Jerusalem, Israel-based provider of an online content discovery and curation platform, raised $1.9m in seed funding.

Backers included OurCrowd, Cedar Fund, Morton Meyerson of 2M, Kima Ventures, Tom Glocer, who joined the advisory board, Gigi Levy, JumpSpeed Ventures, and other private investors.

Founded by Bob Rosenschein, founder and former CEO of, which was sold to AFCV Holdings for $127m in 2011, Curiyo is a content discovery and curation tool which helps publishers increase user retention and add a layer of content in context without users leaving the page.
It is available in multiple forms such as downloadable browser extension, mobile app for Android, WordPress plugin, and a 1-line JavaScript package for publishers. Once integrated, users can click on selected words for which they want additional context. Curiyo curates rich relevant content for that word from across the web, including background, pictures, video, news, social search, etc.
The company is launching the tool for publishers with USA TODAY, initially in the Life section.



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