November 30, 2006

The new face of Indian Search Engine - Guruji.com

Few days back,while watching the Business News on CNBC TV-18,I came across the news that a new company called Guruji.com is launched by two IIT alumini guys named "Anurag Dod" and "Gaurav Mishra".The name seems to be pretty INDIAN.Listed below are some of the interesting facts about www.guruji.com

About the Business:
Guess what, their business is also targeting the Indian audience who want a change from Google.Yes,Guruji.com is a new company which also be in the same business as Google(which will enter the booming business of Search Engines.It will take competition with Google,forgotten hero ask.com , Yahoo Search and other engines engine seems to be pretty good and is molded on googol lines.


About the Funding:
Guruji.com has been funded by Sequoia Capital India(www.sequoiacap.com/india) and Angel Investors.

Some interesting Facts:
There are lots of interesting things to watch out for Guruji.com . Apart from being Indian and searching only Indian based pages,it allows the users to search for restraunts,hotels in any city in India just by giving the Hotel name and city.


The look and feel is same like Google.Hence,you wont miss Google a lot -:)
More information given below.

Check out Anurag Dod's interview on "http://www.podtech.net/home/technology/1347/
is-guruji-the-new-google-for-india"

-Himanshu J Sheth
(30/11/2006,3:24 AM)

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2 Comments:

At Nov 30, 2006, 1:47:00 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah, definitely its long way to go for "guruji" .... as "google" already created the path way for others too.

Nice to see some indian stuff in gurujii ... thats my opinion.

 
At Dec 3, 2006, 12:16:00 PM , Blogger Himanshu Sheth said...

Yes definitely,Guruji has a long way to go and it is not exactly a competitor to google.But the audience is different and hence, here Guruji has a upper hand over Google(especially google.co.in)

 

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