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Luminate  Acquired by Yahoo! (2014  amount undisclosed )

100 View Street #201
Mountain View, CA 94041
USA
650.969.0969
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Management

Technology: Troy Chevalier (11/29/2011) ; Terry Weissman (03/31/2008)
Business Development: C. J. MacDonald
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Tod Francis (Shasta Ventures Managing Director) Danny Shader (Jasper CEO) Sumeet Jain (Presidio Partners Principal) Paul Asel (Nokia Growth Partners Managing Director) Saad Khan (Presidio Partners Partner)
Advisory board: Elliott Schrage (Facebook VP Global Communications & Public Policy)
Company

Business description: Luminate, Inc. (previously known as Pixazza, Inc.) is the worldwide leader in making images interactive serving more than 150 million users each month and 30 billion image views per year. Founded in 2008, with the vision to make every image on the web interactive, Luminate offers the world's first platform for image applications. Developed by technologists from Netscape and LiveOps, Luminate's platform combines Internet and crowdsourcing technology to deliver the optimal content relevant to online images.
Capital

Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Feb 2012   Jul 2010
Capital raised: 28.45M
Last Round: 10.7M
Ownership: Acquired by Yahoo! (2014  amount undisclosed )
Angels/other VCs: Ronald C. Conway (Angel Investors);  Maynard G. Webb (LiveOps);  Gideon Yu (Facebook)

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Overview
Record updated: Sep 2014
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2008
Headcount: 11-25 as of Jan 2011
Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Feb 2012   Jul 2010
Capital Raised: 28.45M
Last Round: 10.7M
Ownership: Acquired by Yahoo! (2014  amount undisclosed )