Santa Barbara, Calif. – FindTheBest.com, a comparison
shopping engine, announced on Wednesday that it has received Series A funding
from venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ sFund, which
was established to invest in start-ups in the social media space.
Barbara, Calif.-based FindTheBest was founded by Kevin O’Connor, the co-founder
of online ad firm DoubleClick, which was acquired by Google.
The company’s service
relies on researchers to edit its socially curated comparison engine, which can
be updated by users.