ZincSearch Raises $3.6M in Seed Funding


ZincSearch, a San Francisco, CA-based search engine technology company, raised $3.6M in seed funding.

The round was led by Nexus Venture Partners with participation from Dell Technologies Capital, Secure Octane, Cardinia Ventures and technology leaders including Anand Babu Periasamy, Balaji Parimi, Rob Skillington, Anshu Sharma, Luke Kim, Awais Nemat, Dan Pinto, and Alex Gallegos. Abhishek Sharma, managing director at Nexus Venture Partners, will also join the ZincSearch Board of Directors.

The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach.

Initially an open source project built by ex-Amazon architect Prabhat Sharma, ZincSearch has developed search engine technology enabling anyone to deploy search engines and extract valuable, actionable insight from their data.

Zinc is built on a modern technology stack of Go and VueJS that allow for fast development through rapid iteration, and operations along with low resource utilization for users.