Cazoodle provides software and internet services for Web search, integration, and mining, with a central objective to “deepen” search on the Web to access the vast amount of data beyond the reach of current search engines. Founded by UIUC Computer Science Professor Kevin Chang, the company focuses on developing a suite of solutions for enabling data-aware search to both the surface and the deep Web, aiming at supporting the pressing demand of building vertical search services in specialized domains on the Web.
EnterpriseWorks Tenure: 2007-2012
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Cazoodle is currently based in Champaign, Illinois. Their service is used across the world by many major organizations, including the US Army, the largest classifieds search engine in Brazil, and a major comparison-shopping engine.