Manta (web site)

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Manta reports 20 million unique visitors per month and over 1,000 new business owner members every day. Because of this growth, Manta has been named in the Top 100 Most Valuable Private Internet Companies by Henry Blodget's Silicon Alley Insider for the past two years.[2]

Manta was incorporated in 2005 and has raised $61 million in funding, mostly from Norwest Venture Partners.[3]


  1. ^ "Manta Business Directory Upgrades to Help You Get Discovered"
  2. ^ "About Manta: Leadership Team". Retrieved 23 November 2012.
  3. ^ Rao, Leena (April 2, 2012). "Online Community For Small Businesses Manta Raises $44M From Norwest Venture Partners". AOL Inc. Retrieved 4 March 2014. 

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