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Surf Canyon

Founded Year



Seed VC | Alive

Total Raised


Last Raised

$250K | 13 yrs ago

About Surf Canyon

Using semantic real-time implicit personalization, Surf Canyon develops Discovery for Search. This patent-pending technology is embedded in a browser extension that can work with virtually any third-party search engine, and assists users in finding relevant information that's buried within the often overwhelming amount of search results. As the quantity of information on the internet expands exponentially, it is becoming increasingly difficult for search engines to provide relevant results on a page, especially when users continue to enter two- and three-word queries. Furthermore, providing millions of matched documents is of little use when few people venture past a page. A method for disambiguating intent post-query is therefore essential.

Headquarters Location

274 14th Street

Oakland, California, 94612,

United States

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Surf Canyon Patents

Surf Canyon has filed 10 patents.

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Remote procedure call, Internet terminology, Information retrieval genres, Search engine optimization, Natural language processing


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Remote procedure call, Internet terminology, Information retrieval genres, Search engine optimization, Natural language processing



Surf Canyon Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Surf Canyon founded?

    Surf Canyon was founded in 2006.

  • Where is Surf Canyon's headquarters?

    Surf Canyon's headquarters is located at 274 14th Street, Oakland.

  • What is Surf Canyon's latest funding round?

    Surf Canyon's latest funding round is Seed VC.

  • How much did Surf Canyon raise?

    Surf Canyon raised a total of $850K.

  • Who are the investors of Surf Canyon?

    Investors of Surf Canyon include Tom Brackett and Pawan Vora.

  • Who are Surf Canyon's competitors?

    Competitors of Surf Canyon include Twitter and 6 more.

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