A Look at Reply.com SV-1

Reply.com this week announced plans to raise $60 million in an IPO. ReachLocal had earlier announced similar plans to go public. The success of one or both companies' efforts will have a major impact on other local-themed companies’ efforts to…

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EveryScape Secures $6M Funding Round

EveryScape, a Massachusetts-based company that offers an immersive local search experience, has secured a new $6 million funding round. We see this as a sign of confidence that the model EveryScape is pursuing -- creating a virtual local search experience…

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Elevation Buys into Yelp

Bono and Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman As widely reported last week, Yelp has confirmed that it will receive a $25 million investment from Elevation Partners, which is widely known for the involvement of U2 frontman Bono among its seven partners. …

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Center’d Raises $1.9 Million in New Round

The year-end money deals continue. Today, The San Jose Business Journal reports that Center’d has raised another $1.875 million on top of the $6.5 million it previously raised.  The two-year-old, mom-friendly local search and events planning site, initially launched as…

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