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How One Startup Is Making Comparison-Shopping Even Easier Priceonomics scours the web for the best prices to create an objective guide for consumers,

By Gwen Moran

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Based in San Francisco
3 employees
250 million e-commerce pages scanned
65,000 price guides
2 million new pages indexed per day

What It Is
Ever fretted over whether that online deal for a used iPad or Trek bicycle was really a good one? Priceonomics has some answers. The site's algorithms scour e-commerce sites like Craigslist, eBay, Yahoo Shopping and Amazon, among many others. Then Priceonomics distills those disparate deals into comprehensive listings, analyzes the results and produces an easy-to-read guide that zeros in on a product's fair market value.

Save-savvy: Omar Bohsali of Priceonomics.
Save-savvy: Omar Bohsali of Priceonomics.
Photography by Annie Tritt