Factual gets funding for emerging data-as-a-service market


Factual an open database service,  recently announced securing $25 million in financing, led by Andreessen Horowitz and Index Ventures. Factual, founded in 2007 by Gil Elbaz, whose last company Applied Semantics was acquired by Google in 2003, - core of AdSense!   Factual is seen as a player in the emerging data-as-a-service market, which as a market has the potential to fundamentally impact how people and businesses use data to make decisions