February 08, 2000
infoUSA.com Raises $11.6 Million in Private Financing
Online database provider infoUSA.com Inc., Foster City, CA, said yesterday that it closed $11.6 million in equity financing, including $10 million from Trident Capital and additional investments from Sands Brothers & Co., Yahoo Inc. and other private investors. The company, which is a subsidiary of database concern infoUSA Inc., Omaha, NE, said it would use the funds to increase its sales and marketing efforts, improve its technical platform, and to further expand its key partnerships and sales channels.
InfoUSA previously has said it plans eventually to spin off infoUSA.com as a separate, public company.