Reunion.com Buys Wink.com To Create A Merged Social Network/Search Engine


Wink.com has been acquired by Reunion.com.  Wink.com is a search engine focused on individuals.  Reunion.com is both a social network and a search engine.  Both Wink and Reunion will be merging and launching a new website.  The new site will be launching in early 2009.

Reunion.com first partnered with Wink.com in April 2007.  Wink’s people profiles became available to Reunion’s members.  Last year Reunion.com acquired ZoomInfo.  Reunion.com was started with $1.4 million in angel funding and raised $25 million Series A from Oak Investment Partners.

Wink’s original investors was Reid Hoffman and Peter Thiel.  Cambrian Ventures and Greylock invested $6.2 million Series A in Wink around January 2005.

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Reunion.com Buys Wink.com To Create A Merged Social Network/Search Engine Comments

  1. Moe says:

    I think that it would be so cool if you could have your own social network ! I cannot imagine the amount of work that would be involved. I am definitely not that knowledgeable about the tech involved. Plus you would have to be competing with a lot of well known networks.

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