Tech Company Financing Transactions Funding Round

TPG Capital joined a $17.5 million Series C funding round for The round was announced on 3/25/2008.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series C

TPG Capital (Taek Kwon)

Proceeds Purpose is positioned to grow as more shoppers choose to research products and compare prices online before they buy.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Internet & IoT
Mailing Address
640 W. California Ave. 110
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Email Address
We founded Become, Inc. in early 2004 with a mission to help people make ideal buying decisions. As avid shoppers, we realized the tremendous difficulty associated with researching new products and services.
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Management Team

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Chief Executive Officer
Bill Glass
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Chief Financial Officer
Max Smith
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Chief Technical Officer
Juan Ramirez
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VP - Bus. Development
Craig Teich
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