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{{About|the company Metaweb Technologies|the defunct Quicksilver Wiki, previously known as The Metaweb|Neal Stephenson}}{{primary sources|date=September 2011}}







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Veda Hlubinka-Cook, Executive Vice President>EVP, product development John Giannandrea, CTO| industry = Data management| products = Freebase — an online database| num_employees =| homepage = www.metaweb.com}}Metaweb Technologies, Inc. was a San Francisco-based company that developed Freebase, described as an "open, shared database of the world's knowledge". The company was co-founded by Danny Hillis, Veda Hlubinka-Cook and John Giannandrea in 2005.NEWS
, Start-Up Aims for Database to Automate Web Searching
, The New York Times
, 2007-03-09
,weblink
, 2008-03-26, John, Markoff,
Metaweb was acquired by Google in 2010.PRESS RELEASE
, Metaweb
, 2010-07-16
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, Metaweb joins Google
, 2010-07-16
, Google shut down Freebase in 2016, transferring all its data to Wikidata.WEB,weblink Announcement: From Freebase to Wikidata, December 16, 2014, December 16, 2014, Freebase Discuss, Google Groups, Douglas, Jason,
WEB,weblink So long and thanks for all the data!, 2 May 2016, 5 May 2016,

Funding

On March 14, 2006, Metaweb received $15 million in funding. Investors included Benchmark Capital, Millennium Technology Ventures, and Omidyar Network.PRESS RELEASE
, Benchmark Capital
, 2006-03-13
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, Metaweb Technologies, Inc. Receives $15 Million of Financing From Benchmark Capital, Millennium Technology Ventures and Omidyar Network
, 2007-03-09
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On January 15, 2008, Metaweb announced a $42.5 million Series B round led by Goldman Sachs and Benchmark Capital.Metaweb Raises $42.5 Million led by Goldman Sachs and Benchmark Capital {{webarchive|url=https://web.archive.org/web/20080304130810weblink |date=2008-03-04 }} (company press release)
Kevin Harvey of Benchmark Capital was a member of Metaweb's board of directors.

Acquisition

On July 16, 2010, Google acquired Metaweb for an undisclosed sum.Deeper Understanding with Metaweb (company press release)

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