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Ask.com  (Stock symbol: ASKJ ) Acquired by IAC/InterActiveCorp (2005 $ 1,900,000,000 )

555 12th Street #500
Oakland, CA 94607
USA
(510)-985-7400
Website Company Summary Management Team
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) A. George Battle (Anderson Consulting);  David Scott Carlick (VantagePoint Capital Partners);  Jim Casella (PennNet CEO);  Josh Goldman (Sprout Group EIR) Garrett Gruener (Alta Partners);  James D. Kirsner (Barra CFO) Geoffrey Yang (Institutional Venture Partners)
Company

Business description: A leading search engine on the Web, Ask.com combines world-class search technology with one-of-a-kind search tools to help people get what they are looking for faster. Ask.com sites include Ask.com US (http://www.Ask.com), Ask.com Deutschland, Ask.com Espana, Ask.com Japan and Ask.com UK. Additionally, Ask.com syndicates its search technology and advertising units to a network of affiliate partners. Ask.com is a division of IAC Search & Media, a wholly- owned business of IAC/InterActiveCorp (Nasdaq: IACI).
Customers include: Apartments.comATandTCareerbuilderCompaqDaimlerChryslerDellF5 NetworksFord Motor CompanyIomegaiVillageKLALycosNetAppNortel NetworksOffice DepotRocheTravelocityVerizon;  Arthur Andersen;  Autoweb;  Aventis Oncology;  Datek;  First Union Banks;  Fodors.com;  iOwn.com;  Mazda;  Nestle;  Novartis Pharmaceuticals;  PNC;  Radio Shack;  Ralston Purina;  Simply Intreractive;  State of Washington;  TD Waterhouse;  Toshiba Computer Systems Group;  US Navy;  William Sonoma
Partners include: American ExpressBetawave GoogleHPMicrosoftNuance CommunicationsOverturePriceGrabberViadorVignette;  American Dietetic Association ;  EXP.com;  Martha Stewart;  NASCAR ;  Univision;  William Sonoma
Capital

Capital raised: 35.0M
Ownership: Acquired by IAC/InterActiveCorp (2005 $ 1,900,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: ASKJ
Angels/other VCs: Ronald C. Conway (CBT);  Benjamin M. Rosen (Compaq Computer)
Corporate investors: Roda Group

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Overview
Record updated: May 2014
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 1996
Headcount: 301-400 as of Feb 2019
Capital Raised: 35.0M
Ownership: Acquired by IAC/InterActiveCorp (2005 $ 1,900,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: ASKJ