Local Business Sales Intelligence Platform Radius Raises $12.4M From American Express And Others

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http://techcrunch.com – Radius (formerly Fwix), a startup that gives salespeople the tools and data they need to scout local businesses, is announcing $12.4 million in new funding from American Express with Comcast Ventures, Western Technology Investment and BlueRun Ventures participating. As we wrote last April, Radius was founded by Darian Shirazi, who took Fwix, a hyperlocal news aggregator, and pivoted his startup into local sales intelligence for businesses. As a side note, Shirazi was also one of Facebook’s first interns and joined the social network at the age of 17. Radius has created a comprehensive in (IT news)