Gil Elbaz

Gil Elbaz is an American entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist best known for co-founding, along with Adam Weissman, Applied Semantics (ASI). He is the founder and CEO of Factual, an information-sharing startup. He is also the founder and Chairman of the Board of the Common Crawl Foundation , a non-profit dedicated to democratizing access to Internet information.
Posts about Gil Elbaz
  • Factual CEO: Machine Learning Could Upend Local Search

    … Gil Elbaz has built his life around numbers. The Los Angeles native spent time as an engineer at IBM in the early 1990s before he made his name building the technology behind AdSense, the product that helped Google turn a popular product into an exceedingly profitable business. These days, Elbaz runs Factual, the L.A.-based startup that provides…

    Steven Jacobs/ Street Fight- 16 readers -
  • My NewCo Los Angeles Picks

    … Spirits (early to drink but still) and LA CleanTech Incubator. 1.30 pm (lots of time for traffic!) Factual Founder Gil Elbaz has a huge mission, to inform the world through structured information. I want to see how it’s coming along. Runners up: Participant Media (major producers of film) and MediaLink (uber connectors in media and tech). 3.00…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 6 readers -
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