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About Manta Media

Manta Media is an online resource dedicated to small businesses. The company delivers products, services, and educational opportunities that are effective, easy to understand, and geared to help business owners become more competitive in their respective industries. The Manta directory boasts millions of unique visitors every month who search its database for individual businesses, industry segments, and geographic-specific listings. Business owners can claim and customize their page to improve online visibility and marketability, gain key knowledge vital for success, and find products to help grow and manage their business. The Manta team works hard to deliver helpful news and advice, promotion opportunities, and tools for small businesses.

Manta Media Headquarters Location

8760 Orion Place Ste. 100

Columbus, Ohio, 43240,

United States


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Manta Media Patents

Manta Media has filed 2 patents.

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Internet terminology, Natural language processing, Information retrieval techniques, Search engine optimization, Defunct internet search engines


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Internet terminology, Natural language processing, Information retrieval techniques, Search engine optimization, Defunct internet search engines



Latest Manta Media News

ECNext Secures Additional $4 Million to Fund Growth

Apr 13, 2021

Share Article Reservoir Venture Partners L.P. joins in the $4 million financing round. Proceeds will be used to accelerate e-marketing and end-user analysis initiatives. This is a strategic move for us Columbus, OH (PRWEB)September 14, 2005 ECNext a leading provider of technology and services for merchandizing and marketing business content via the Web, announced today that it has raised $4 million in new financing. Reservoir Venture Partners and Athenian Venture Partners were the main participants in the round. Reservoir's participation represents their initial investment in ECNext . ECNext will use the proceeds to accelerate e-marketing initiatives related to content buyer analysis, product packaging, conversion rate opportunities and online advertising programs. In explaining their decision, executives at both firms cite confidence in ECNext's business model and growing market position. "This is a strategic move for us," explains Steven B. Jaffee, General Partner of Reservoir Venture Partners. "It is based on ECNext's proven ability to help customers generate web revenue. It's all about growing with change. By enabling end-users to use online searches to find and buy information, ECNext is showing its customers how to exploit a new sales channel achieve rapid pay-backs and increase profitability by as much as 50% annually. These are the kinds of results, and the potential, that we always look for in our investments." Francois Helou, partner of Athenian Venture Partners, says "We've been with ECNext from the very early stages, and couldn't be happier with the relationship." "Reservoir, and certainly Athenian, have both shown a remarkable understanding of what we are doing and how we plan to continue to increase our value to clients," says Pamela Springer, CEO of ECNext. "Investing in our various web marketing offerings is key to our next level of rapid growth." Springer notes that ECNext has already established strong strategic relationships throughout the information industry, and has a client list that includes Thomson Gale, D&B, Standard and Poor's, AMR Research and Wright Reports. About Reservoir Venture Partners L.P. Reservoir Venture Partners L.P. ( ) is a venture capital firm bringing capital, business building acumen, and a strong network of advisors to entrepreneurs and their teams. RVP targets investments in seed and early stage technology companies with an emphasis on biosciences and information technology. The firm is located in Columbus, Ohio, and makes investments without regard to geography, although its primary targets are Ohio and the Midwest. About Athenian Venture Partners Athenian Venture Partners ( ), is a venture capital firm headquartered in Ohio, with senior managers in Boston, San Diego and London. The firm's investment focus is in the Information Technology/Communications and Life Sciences industries. The firm's five senior managers bring over 90 years of combined industry and investment experience in the firm's two areas of focus and provide significant industry-specific value to Athenian's companies. Athenian generally invests in early stage opportunities and participates in subsequent financing rounds until IPO or sale. Founded in 1997, it is currently managing three venture capital funds and has total capital under management of over $100 million. About ECNext Founded in 1996, ECNext specializes in turning Web searches into content sales and subscriptions for leading business publishers, financial analysts and market research firms. The ECNext content merchandising program includes a complete range of technology and services that work together to drive more traffic, revenue and profit.] Web marketing programs drive traffic to the site; e-commerce capabilities provide a range of promotion, sales, and subscription options for capturing revenue; workflow and content management tools streamline maintenance; and tracking and reporting capabilities provide real-time intelligence for on-going business improvement. ECNext partners with customers combining Web content sales expertise with customer domain knowledge to drive business success.

  • When was Manta Media founded?

    Manta Media was founded in 1996.

  • Where is Manta Media's headquarters?

    Manta Media's headquarters is located at 8760 Orion Place, Columbus.

  • What is Manta Media's latest funding round?

    Manta Media's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Manta Media raise?

    Manta Media raised a total of $77M.

  • Who are the investors of Manta Media?

    Investors of Manta Media include boostability, Athenian Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Reservoir Venture Partners and River Cities Capital Fund.

  • Who are Manta Media's competitors?

    Competitors of Manta Media include Markaaz, Owler, Tracxn Technologies, Mattermark, ZoomInfo and 8 more.

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