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Biz360  Acquired by Attensity (2010  amount undisclosed )

1400 Bridge Parkway, Suite 202
Redwood City, CA 94065
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Frank Sammann (Biz360 Former President/CEO) Tom Furlong (Granite Ventures Managing Director) Sharon Wienbar (Scale Venture Partners Partner) You Mon Tsang (Biz360 Chairman) Bill Elmore (Foundation Capital) Nick Halsey (SearchButton CEO)
Advisory board: Christopher Manning (Stanford University Professor)
Former outside board: Katherine Glassey (Biz360);  Anthony Zingale (Clarify CEO)
Former advisory board: Tim Dyson (OneModay Group Plc);  Peter Goettner (DigitalThink CEO) Matthew Gonring (Northwestern University);  Brian Johnson (Centerbeam);  Jim Lodestro (Responsys VP Sales) Bud Michael (KANA Software)

Business description: Biz360 is the industry leader in technology-based analytic services for managing global reputations and brands. Its award-winning market intelligence application, Market360®, continuously analyzes over 50,000 sources of print, online and broadcast news content from 16 content service providers covering four major world regions. Corporate communications and marketing executives from one out of every five of the Fortune 50 rely on active market intelligence from Biz360 to maintain a positive corporate reputation, build trusted brands and measure and improve the impact of communications across the globe. Biz360 empowers decision makers with essential information that allows them to act strategically and respond effectively to industry and competitive issues. Its measurement application, Market360, continuously monitors and analyzes print, electronic and broadcast media to provide valuable insight into the effectiveness of marketing communications programs. This continuous insight, which we call Active Market Intelligence, enables media relations and marketing communications to support corporate objectives.
Customers include: 3ComAetnaAstraZenecaBrio SoftwareCACap Gemini ErnstAndYoungCenterBeamCITCognosDigitalThinkE.piphanyFujitsuGenentechHyperion SolutionsIntersilInterwovenNortelOracleRoxioSafeNetSun MicrosystemsTSMCVeriSignVerizon Wireless;  AAA;  Allstate;  AMC Theaters;  BBandT;  Centocor;  Harley Davidson;  InfoSys;  Novo Nordisk;  PacifiCare Health Systems;  RedHat;  Schering Plough;  Scotts;  Shell;  Syngenta;  Verizon Services Group;  Vistakon;  Williams Sonoma
Partners include: Cap Gemini ErnstAndYoungCirrus LogiceMotionEntrustFactivaFeedster Harley-DavidsonHyperion SolutionsUnica;  Asia Pulse;  Bacon's;  Burrelle’s/Luce;  Chess Media Group ;  Context Analytics ;  Divine;  Edelman’s StrategyOne;  KCG;  LexisNexis;  Lighthouse PR;  multivision;  RoperASW;  StrategyOne;  Syngenta;  VeriSign and Visa International;  VMS

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: May 2008   Jun 2002
Capital raised: 30.0M
Last Round: 10.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Attensity (2010  amount undisclosed )
Corporate investors: Adobe Ventures

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Record updated: Apr 2010
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2000
Headcount: 26-50 as of May 2008
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: May 2008   Jun 2002
Capital Raised: 30.0M
Last Round: 10.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Attensity (2010  amount undisclosed )