November 18, 2004 - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Eliyon Technologies Corporation, (www.eliyon.com), a next generation business search engine, announced today that Vulcan Capital, the investment group of Paul G. Allen, invested in the company, joining Eliyon stakeholders Venrock Associates, Flagship Ventures, Ascent Venture Partners and Commonwealth Capital. The Vulcan investment concludes the investment round that began with Venrock Associates, as announced in July 2004. Eliyon has generated positive cash flow for eight consecutive quarters, and in a separate announcement today, Eliyon reported nearly 210% growth in sales for the same period in 2003, and the addition of more than 130 new customers, including Barron's, Daimler Chrysler, PepsiAmericas, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, Warner Bros. Entertainment, and more.
Joint initiatives underway to bring new education and events to HCI members
September 27, 2004 - WASHINGTON, DC - The Human Capital Institute (HCI) today announced the addition of Eliyon Technologies, the leading provider of business people information, as a Global Underwriter. HCI and Eliyon are already actively collaborating on several projects to bring enhanced educational opportunities and strategic solutions to the HCI member community.
Automates Process Formerly Accomplished by Human Editors
September 27, 2004 - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Eliyon Technologies, (www.eliyon.com), a next-generation search and automated content creation company, announced today that it has been awarded a U.S. Patent (No. 6,778,986), for a computer process that reads the content of a Web site, and performs a series of tests and evaluations to determine what "type" of site has been read. The newly patented process allows Eliyon to rapidly extract information from the site and use it to build profiles of business people and companies from the collected data. Eliyon has built a searchable database of more than 22 million profiles of business people from nearly 1.5 million companies.
Deeper User Personalization and Customization in New Version
Data Download Capability Included
September 27, 2004 - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Eliyon Technologies, (www.eliyon.com), a next-generation search company and the largest source of information on business people, today released a new version of its database and search interface. Simplified search, personalization and many new features allow users to more rapidly develop lists of highly qualified candidates from over 22 million in-depth profiles of business people. Users search the contents of the profiles for skills, experience, education, employer history and more, and can now apply new filters for timeliness of data, availability of contact information and more.
Eliyon Recognized as One of New England's Best
September 23, 2004 - CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Eliyon Technologies, (www.eliyon.com), a next-generation search company has been selected as a winner in the category of Business Operations Application for the 2004 MITX Technology Awards. Held by the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX), the MITX Technology Awards recognize some of New England's most innovative technologies, individuals and companies that have made significant contributions to advance technology and innovation in the region.