Locu Launches To Merchants: Now Local Businesses Can Update Once To Publish Prices To Web, Mobile & Facebook

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http://techcrunch.com – Locu, a Boston-based local business data provider born out of Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s lab at MIT, is today officially launching its commerce dashboard for merchants. The company, which raised a $4 million Series A round led by General Catalyst in April, offers a proprietary system that can extract structured data about local businesses from their not-so-structured websites. Locu’s initial focus was on restaurant data, which now accounts for around 80% of the data Locu has on hand. According to Co-founder Rene Reinsberg, Locu has data on over half a million businesses, and is now (IT news)