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Pearltrees , a company offering a novel interface for sharing and finding content, has raised 5 million euros ($6.7 million US) in new funding.
On February 14, 2012 Pearltrees is attempting to leverage the interest graph, by providing a bookmarking utility for users.
With 5 Million More Euros in the Bank, Pearltrees Gets Ready to Scale and Start Monetizing
Social curation startup Pearltrees has just sealed a deal for €5 million (around $6.6 million), all in the name of creating a better interest graph. Much is being made in current social media circles of the “interest graph” concept, which is more about what you know than who you know, and which purportedly has strong connections to purchase intent and other matters of concern to online marketers.
Pearltrees raised $6.7 million in funding in a deal led by Groupe Accueil, according to a news report from Tech Crunch. Here is the story.
You’ve heard of the social graph, now meet the interest graph.
The Paris based social curation startup Pearltrees has just raised 5 million Euro in another financing round. Pearltrees, which was founded in 2009, describes itself as “a place to collect, organize and share everything you like on the web”. The young company aims to create an “interest graph” wich enables users to make social connections based on shared interests.
By Ben Weitzenkorn 2/14/12 6:00am Share this: This bird's not angry (The U.S. National Archives | Flickr.com) Paris-based Pearltrees raised $6.7 million for a new “related interests” search engine [ TechCrunch ] Y Combinator alum WePay has served over 25,00 customers, helped collect $800,000 for Occupy Wall Street and grows by 30 percent each month [ VentureBeat ]
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珍珠树（ Pearltrees ）以新颖的界面为用户提供内容发现与分享服务。用户可以将自己感兴趣的网络内容收藏和分类，然后网站会以“珍珠（pearl）”为基本单位，将内容组织成树状的兴趣图谱呈现出来。 通过网站支持的方式邀请好友后，你可以与其共同构建自己的珍珠树，也能与好友分享自己的节点内容。