Facebook Acquires TheFind

thefindFacebook (FB) acquired TheFind, a Mountain View, CA-based shopping search engine.

The amount of the transaction was not disclosed.

Founded in 2006 and led by Siva Kumar, CEO, and Shashikant Khandelwal, CTO, TheFind developed an online and mobile shopping search engine to find the right products users are looking to buy.
The company shut down its search engine and apps on March 13, 2015 and members of its team are joining Facebook to integrate its technology to make the ads on the social network more relevant.

The company was backed by Bain Capital Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Redpoint Ventures.



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