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Clicker Gets $11 Million For Online Video Search Engine

Clicker, which promises to be a TV guide of sorts for video content online, has raised $11 million in a funding round. The round was led by JAFCO Ventures; existing backers Benchmark Capital and Redpoint Ventures also participated. Clicker — which is headed by former Ask.com CEO Jim Lanzone — says it has indexed more than 600,000 TV episodes, 50,000 music videos, and 30,000 movies so that users can quickly find them online. It also has built tie-ins with set-top boxes like Boxee and popbox so that users can search Clicker from their TVs.

The new cash will be used for the “long-term development of Clicker’s product line,” as well as for “partnerships with major consumer electronics, connectivity and content providers.” With the new funding, Clicker — which only launched this fall — will have now raised $19 million. In addition to Benchmark and Redpoint, Slingbox co-founder Blake Krikorian is also an investor (and Clicker director). More details in the release.