CitySquares is a hyper-local search engine that focuses on East coast states. Mark Cuban (HDNet/Dallas Mavericks owner/Broadcast.com founder) and Jonathan Kraft (The Kraft Group President) have both made an investment in CitySquare. Below are some CitySquare stats:
– Plans for 16 million business listings by next year
– Currently has 1.5 million business listings
– 1 million monthly unique visitors in September 2008 (Quantcast)
CitySquare will be using the funding to prepare for their national roll-out next month. CitySquares launched in Boston around 2005. CitySquares was founded by Ben Saren and Ben Leland.
?We recognize the value of local search and see CitySquares as a dynamic player in that space,? stated Cuban.