Bangalore-based Unbxd has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Indian Angel Network (IAN). The funding round was led by IAN members Manav Garg and Sharad Sharma with Manv Garg joining the company's board. The company plans to use the money raised to improve its product, expand its reach to e-commerce players across the world and for hiring. Founded in October 2011, Unbxd offers an in-site search functionality for websites, with a special focus on e-commerce portals. It is currently developing a software as a service (Saas) version of the Unbxd search called 'Unbxd Search Cloud' and plans to launch a beta version of the product in November. Going forward, Unbxd also plans to expand to other verticals like travel, matrimony, retail, classifieds and others in the future. Customers: When we checked, the company website had a landing page suggesting that the website will be launched soon. However, a YourStory.in article suggests that the company already has 15 customers including IndiaPlaza and TravelGuru. Other Players: Google offers a custom search engine service, which enables website owners to add a search box to their web pages and allow users to search across only that specific domain in the basic version while the premium version further allows website owners to customize the search engine design, feature ad-free search results and remove Google branding among other features. The basic version is available free of cost while the premium version is available through various subscription plans depending upon the search queries received every year, starting from…
- The Fine Line: Regulating Real Money Gaming in India #QuickTake February 4, 2023
- Join the Club: Along with Telegram, WhatsApp Also Faces Copyright Infringement Cases at Delhi HC February 4, 2023
- Microsoft Teams Premium to incorporate ChatGPT: 4 key take aways February 3, 2023
- Update: Supreme Court Asks Indian Govt to Produce Records Issued To ‘Block’ BBC Documentary February 3, 2023
- RTI: Nearly 5,000 URLs blocked under Section 69A in the first 10 months of 2022 February 3, 2023
MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.
India's smartphone operating system BharOS has received much buzz in the media lately, but does it really merit this attention?
After using the Mapples app as his default navigation app for a week, Sarvesh draws a comparison between Google Maps and Mapples
The regulatory ambivalence around an instrument so essential to facilitate data exchange – the CM framework – is disconcerting for several reasons.
The provisions around grievance redressal in the Data Protection Bill "stands to be dangerously sparse and nugatory on various counts."
Please subscribe to MediaNama. Don't share prints and PDFs.
You May Also Like
Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...
135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...
Twitter takes down tweets from MP, MLA, editor criticising handling of pandemic upon government request
By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...