Scoop.it Raises $2.6 Million
Scoop.it is a startup that has raised $2.6 million in funding to help manage big data. Investors in this round include Partech International, Elaia Partners, IXO Private Equity, and Orkos Capital. According to VentureBeat, Scoop.it uses semantic analysis and human curation to help brands publish content that is relevant.
Scoop.it combs through 10 million websites across the Internet and analyzes it. From there, Scoop.it makes personalized content suggestions for users based on their interests.
Scoop.it is used by organizations like the UCSF to curate content generated for faculty and students. Over 75 million have visited Scoop.it since launching in 2011.