Boston – Goby.com, a Boston-based search engine focused on
leisure activities, announced on Thursday that it has raised an additional $2.5
million in its first round of venture capital.
The funds came from investors
including Flybridge Capital Partners and Kepha Partners, and bring the total
raised in the round to $7.5 million.
Launched in 2009, goby focuses on Web
searches about leisure activities.
The company said it has grown its audience
in 2010 from 50,000 visitors in January to more than 500,000 in July, a tenfold
increase in six months.