SOURCE: iGuiders, Inc.

iGuiders, Inc.

July 14, 2010 15:27 ET

iGuiders, Inc. Receives $1 Million Series A Financing

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwire - July 14, 2010) -  Fast growing Cleveland Internet company, iGuiders, Inc., today announced that it has closed its Series A round of financing it began in March, 2010 with a total investment of $1 million in financing. Funding was provided by several existing investors, as well as several new angel investors. The company plans to use the capital to further expand sales, marketing and customer support initiatives for its value-added software called Guiders®.

The technology helps web visitors through the thought-process of purchasing decisions and is ideal for retailers, online publishers, manufacturers, resellers, and content providers who want to boost sales. Guiders replicate the consultative sales process online in an automated way, they can be implemented in less than a week and do not take any permanent real estate on websites.

"We see incredible opportunity to take the power of Guiders into new marketing and sales applications," said Jodi Marchewitz, founder and CEO of iGuiders. "We're confident that Guiders bring a level of personalization, cross-sell and lead generation opportunity to the online shopping experience unlike any other software available. Guiders help companies unleash their full sales potential online and drastically improve the search and decision process for consumers."

iGuiders' patent-pending online decision technology helps people identify what they want, quickly moves them through the decision funnel and expedites the purchase process. Guiders engage website visitors longer and can extend the reach of online ads and email marketing campaigns by integrating relevant purchase opportunities within content. Guiders can reside on any website and can generate highly qualified leads for companies in real-time.

"Our goal is to set the industry standard for guided decision-making online," said Marchewitz. "This additional capital helps accelerate the refinement and marketing of our decision technology so we can continue to deliver Guiders across a wide range of industries. We're very pleased our investors recognize iGuiders' growth potential and the strength and the expertise of our team."

About iGuiders, Inc.
iGuiders, Inc. (www.iGuiders.com), is an information technology company whose proprietary decision technology, known as Guiders®, is the first Web-based means of guiding an Internet user through the 'thought process' of a decision. Using a guided decision platform composed of a series of questions and answers created by subject matter experts, Guiders help people quickly identify what they want, lead them to the exact information they need online, and help them make decisions. Because of its pending patents, iGuiders is creating the industry standard for guided online search.

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