|Genre||Search and index|
|Headquarters||San Francisco, California|
Matt Riley (CEO)|
Quin Hoxie (CTO)
Number of employees
Footnotes / references|
Swiftype is a search and index company based in San Francisco, CA, that provides search software for organizations, websites, and computer programs.
In 2017, Swiftype was acquired by Elasticsearch BV.
Swiftype was founded in 2012 by Matt Riley and Quin Hoxie. The company participated in Y Combinator’s incubator program and received investment from a number of prominent sources.
Swiftype's site search can be used for faceted search, full text search, real-time search, and concept search queries. The company's plans offer on-demand and live recrawls and indexing of websites. Other features include drag and drop result customization, real-time analytics and adjustable weights.
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- Casserly, Meghan. " Site Search (Should Be) Sexy: How Swiftype Raised $1.7M In Seed Funding From SV Bigwigs", ‘’Forbes’’, 15 August 2013.
- Grant, Rebecca. " Swiftype closes $7.5M in less time than it takes to break a habit", ‘’VentureBeat’’, 27, September 2013
- Ha, Anthony. "Swiftype Raises $13M More For Its Smarter Site And App Search“, TechCrunch, 5 March 2015
- Gannes, Liz. " Swiftype Raises $1.7M for Smarter Site Search", ‘’AllThingsD’’, 15 August 2013.
- Ha, Anthony. "Swiftype launches a new product to help companies search across Dropbox, Office, G Suite and more", TechCrunch, 9 February 2017
- Ha, Anthony. "Elastic acquires search startup Swiftype", TechCrunch, 9 November 2017.
- "App Search is Now Generally Available", Elastic, 16 May 2018.