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Google challenger Neeva gives up on consumer search, goes all in on AI and the enterprise


Challenger search engine Neeva is no more, in its current guise at least, as the Mountain View, California-based company revealed that it’s winding down its consumer business.
Founders Sridhar Ramaswamy and Vivek Raghunathan wrote in a blog post yesterday that they had faced significant challenges attracting new users which, combined with the difficult economic environment that all companies currently face, means that it is no longer viable to continue on its current course.
“There is no longer a path towards creating a sustainable business in consumer search,” they wrote. “As a result, over the next few weeks, we will be shutting down and our consumer search product, and shifting to a new area of focus.”
Founded in 2019 by former Googlers Ramaswamy and Raghunathan, Neeva launched an ad-fre …

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