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Inktomi  (Stock symbol: INKT ) Acquired by Yahoo! (2002 $ 268,000,000)

4100 E. 3rd Avenue
Foster City, CA 94404
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Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Alex F. Hern (Silicon Valley Internet Capital Co-Chairman);  Eric Brewer (Inktomi CTO) Frank Gill (Intel Executive VP);  Allen Gula (Franklin Templeton);  Fred Harman (Oak Investment Partners);  Gregory E. Myers (Symantec CFO);  John Porter (private investor);  Alan Shugart (Shugart CEO)

Business description: Inktomi is a leading provider of information retrieval solutions. More than 2,500 global customers depend on Inktomi to rapidly find the right information within applications, portals, databases and networks. Organizations using Inktomi products and solutions increase profitability and reduce costs by accelerating customer-facing operations and other mission-critical business systems. The company that pioneered Web search, Inktomi is also the market-leading OEM provider of search services for leading consumer portals, Internet destinations and e-commerce sites worldwide.

Rounds: 4
Capital raised: 26.6M
Ownership: Acquired by Yahoo! (2002 $ 268,000,000)
Stock Symbol: INKT
VCs include: Oak Investment PartnersUnited Capital;  Integra Holdings
Corporate investors: Intel Capital

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Sector: Software
Year Founded: 1996
Headcount: 201-300 as of Oct 2002
Rounds: 4
Capital Raised: 26.6M
Ownership: Acquired by Yahoo! (2002 $ 268,000,000)
Stock Symbol: INKT