ChaCha raised $6 million from tech luminaries in ’06

  • Comments
  • Print
ChaCha, the Internet search engine co-founded by Carmel tech entrepreneur Scott Jones received commitments of $6 million in private financing last year from investors including Jeff Bezos, who started

Other investors in the Indianapolis start-up are Compaq Computer founding CEO Rod Canion and Jack Gill, who co-founded of the Palo Alto, Calif., venture capital firm Vanguard Ventures, ChaCha said in a release today.

ChaCha also attracted local investors: Simon Equity Partners, which is tied the Simon Property Group, the shopping mall owner, and Gazelle TechVentures.

The search engine allows users to ask live people to help with searches.

Please enable JavaScript to view this content.

Story Continues Below

Editor's note: You can comment on IBJ stories by signing in to your IBJ account. If you have not registered, please sign up for a free account now. Please note our updated comment policy that will govern how comments are moderated.