Nextag, the search engine for Shoppers
Nextag is the leading comparison shopping site for products, financial services, travel, automobiles, education and more. At the core of Nextag are proprietary technologies and algorithms that enable shoppers to quickly compare prices and find the best deals on millions of products and services, making Nextag the Search Engine for Shoppers. For thousands of merchants, service providers and individuals, Nextag is an extremely efficient sales channel with its highly qualified traffic and performance-based pricing. More than 30 million people per month use Nextag to research, compare, and save on products and services online*.
Nextag has been named among the nation's fastest growing companies by Inc. 500, Deloitte Technology Fast 500/Fast 50, Red Herring Top 100, San Francisco Business Times Fast 100, and the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal Fast 50. The company operates comparison shopping sites in the US (www.nextag.com), the UK (www.nextag.co.uk), France (www.nextag.fr), and Germany (www.nextag.de). Nextag is headquartered in San Mateo, California with offices in London and Gurgaon, India.
Nextag History and Milestones
Nextag launches Nextag Spain (www.nextag.es)
TIME Magazine Names Nextag one of the "50 Best Websites 2008".
Nextag records sixth straight year of record profitability.
Nextag delivers its one millionth request for information to its education partners.
Providence Equity Partners acquires a two-thirds stake in Nextag for $830 million. Al Dobron, Managing Director at Providence and Craig Stern, Vice President at Providence, join Nextag's board of directors.
Nextag is recognized as an award-winning company: the company is ranked 12th fastest growing in the nation on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 with 19,642% revenue growth over 5 years; #2 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 50: Silicon Valley and 13th in the nation by Inc. 500, based on a 4-yr revenue growth of 3,247%.
- Nextag launches the Nextag ToolBar - the first comparison shopping toolbar for both products and travel.
- Nextag introduces RSS feeds for comparison shopping search results.
Nextag named to the AlwaysOn 100 Top Private Companies list for 2005.
Nextag named to the Red Herring Top 100 Private Companies for the second straight year.
Nextag records third straight year of record profitability.
Nextag UK launches travel comparison shopping.
Nextag ranked second fastest growing private company in Bay Area by the San Francisco Business-Times fast 100 with percentage growth of 1,180%.
- Nextag launches ServicesShoppingSM for mortgages, travel, cars and online education programs.
Nextag continues to increase user base reaching 11 million unique visitors.
- Nextag's growth rate up 138% over previous year.
- Nextag doubles share of category Web visits in the last year.