Daniel Gross (software entrepreneur)
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Daniel Gross is an American entrepreneur who co-founded Cue (search engine). In 2013, Cue was sold to Apple where Gross led machine learning efforts until joining Y Combinator as a partner in January 2017. Gross is also a technology angel investor and contributor to the technology news site TechCrunch.
In 2010, Gross launched Greplin, a search engine designed to allowed users to search online accounts (such as social media, email, and cloud storage) from one locations without having to check each individually. In 2011, Greplin raised $4 million in funding from venture capital firm Sequoia Capital. Gross was one of Sequoia's youngest founders at the time.
In 2012 the company renamed itself to "Cue" and launched an additional predictive search features.
In 2013, Apple acquired Cue for an undisclosed amount reported to be between $30 million and $60 million.
In August 2018, Gross created Pioneer, a talent search fund focused on finding talented and ambitious people.
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