Local Search Firm Insider Pages Raises $8.5M

Idealab-hatched local search firm InsiderPages has raised $8.5 million..the round was led by Sequoia Capital and Softbank Capital, with additional participation from founding investor Idealab. The service is mixing local search/directory with personal recommendations from users. The users, the company says, have created more than 500,000 customer reviews of local businesses.

The company is also moving out of Pasadena to Redwood Shores, CA.