Local Matters Grows

I've always enjoyed talking with Perry Evans, CEO of Local Matters, and found that his company is a quiet but interesting contender in the local search space. Why is that? Well, the partnerships with Dex (a Yellow Pages company) among others. And the fact that Evans is the guy…

I’ve always enjoyed talking with Perry Evans, CEO of Local Matters, and found that his company is a quiet but interesting contender in the local search space. Why is that? Well, the partnerships with Dex (a Yellow Pages company) among others. And the fact that Evans is the guy behind MapQuest, so he knows his way around this territory. Today Local Matters announced new funding and an acquisition, of AreaGuides.net.

Local coverage (Denver Post) here.

Release here.

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

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