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- 14 readers -
  • My NewCo Los Angeles Picks

    … pm – NOVICA I’m very curious to learn how this Santa Monica startup, in partnership with National Geographic, managed to scale a business that supports artisans around the world. Runners up: Rubicon Project (adtech – big, public, important), and NewzCard (big new launch from the folks behind Getty Images. 4.30 pm – DocStoc Founder Jason Nazar…

    John Battelle's Search Blog- 5 readers -
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