– Hunch, the provider of a recommendations service based on the collective
knowledge of the community, has raised $12 million in its second round of
funding, led by Khosla Ventures, All Things D reported.
New York-based Hunch
aims to "build the ‘taste graph’ of the web, analogous to the ‘social
graph’, mapping every person on the web to every entity on the web (be that a
hotel, or a tennis racket, poet, cookbook, etc.) and their affinity for that
Co-founder Caterina Fake, also a founder of Flickr, said on her
blog that the company, which has now raised a total of at least $14 million,
"had enough cash in the bank to take us out almost another year."
(All Things D)