Ask.com (extinct)

Ask.com (extinct)

Ask.com (extinct)

Overview
Date Founded

1996

Headquarters

555 12th Street,Suite 400,Oakland, CA 94607

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

251 - 500

Industries

Internet Software & Services
IT Consulting & Services
Other Business & Consulting Services
Computer Software

Company Description

Ask Jeeves, Inc. provides consumers and advertisers with information retrieval products across a diverse portfolio of Web sites, portals and desktop search applications. Ask Jeeves' search and search-based portal brands include: Ask Jeeves (Ask.com and Ask.co.uk); Ask Jeeves Japan (Ask.jp, a joint venture); Ask Jeeves for Kids (AJKids.com); Bloglines (Bloglines.com); Excite (excite.com); iWon (iwon.com); My Search (mysearch.com); My Way (myway.com); My Web Search (mywebsearch.com) and Teoma (teoma.com). Ask Jeeves also owns the search technology Teoma, proprietary natural language processing technology, as well as portal and ad serving technologies.

Contact Data
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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer

Paths to Ask.com
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Recent Transactions
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IAC InterActiveCorp purchases Ask.com

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Ask.com purchases Excite Italia BV from Tiscali SpA

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Ask.com purchases Trustic, Inc.

Transaction Advisors
Accountant

Advised onIAC InterActiveCorp purchases Ask.com

Legal Advisor

Advised onAsk.com purchases Ask Jeeves UK from Carlton Communications Ltd., Granada Media Plc

Legal Advisor

Advised onAsk.com purchases Direct Hit Technologies, Inc.

Attorney

Advised onAsk.com purchases Interactive Search Holdings, Inc.

Global Head of Technology, Media & Telecom Investment Banking

Advised onIAC InterActiveCorp purchases Ask.com

Legal Advisor

Advised onIAC InterActiveCorp purchases Ask.com

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Legal Advisor

Partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

Advisor

Professional at Safe Sport Zone

Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$1,000 - $2,499
2016
$10K - $25K
2015
$10K - $25K
2014
Investors
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The Roda Group makes seed and early-stage investments in innovative technologies focused on large market opportunities. They focus on several industries including Internet service, telecommunication, enterprise and system software.

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Highland Capital Partners (HCP) seeks investment opportunities in companies located in the US. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of enterprise technology, communications, consumer technology, cybersecurity, commerce, education, autonomy, fintech, digital media, healthcare and information technology. It takes controls and take a seat on the board of directors and provides financing for seed, early and growth stage capital requirements with investment size ranges from $1 to $10 million. It also act as a lead investor.

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Partner at Threshold Ventures, Inc.

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