I have written before about Mocavo, the genealogy search engine. (You can read my previous articles about Mocavo if you start at http://goo.gl/rtuuI.) Mocavo is a unique and valuable service for genealogists. Now the start-up has received a $1 million round of financing.
Founder Cliff Shaw says that Mocavo is setting out to make genealogy “open, social, and automated”. He explains that while there are existing services that use proprietary data sources, few take advantage of the abundance of information that’s freely available on the web — information that Google often passes over, because genealogical information is neither fresh nor popular (he says Google only indexes less than 5% of this content).
You can read more about Mocavo's new financing in an article by Jason Kincaid in the TechCrunch web site at http://goo.gl/gNLUd
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