Chip Shot: Intel Capital Invests in YCombinator Personal Search Company

Looking for an easier way to find people? Check out Ark, a new personal search company that has indexed more than 1 billion profiles across the top social networks around the world. A member of YCombinator’s recent Winter 2012 class, Intel Capital today announced an investment in Ark as part of the largest seed round ever raised by a YCombinator company. Ark will use this investment to expand their current mobile and search engineering teams and build out their personal search products. The site is currently in private beta with over 15,000 users, and has received over a quarter of a million requests for invites. To request your invite visit, and learn more about today’s news.