Quintura, the popular tag-based semantic search engine that offers search, analytics, and monetization services for web publishers and other content owners has received additional funding from Mangrove Capital Partners. This funding is part of a bridge funding round.
With this round of funding, Quintura will scale it’s site search platform from 8 million to 50 million by the end of 2009. Quintura also plans to bring in additional venture capital investors.
As part of the announcement, Quintura ave also hired Dennis Szerszen as the Chief Marketing Officer. Dennis used to be SVP of Marketing and Corporate Development at SecureWave.
Quintura currently powers the site search for ReadWriteWeb, Maxim.com, Cosmo.ru, Passio.ru, ComputerBild, Russian Newsweek, Hilary Magazine, and several others. Quintura Site Search is also being added to several other major U.S.-based major men’s lifestyle websites.
Mangrove Capital Partners also participated in Quintura’s first round of funding.