After hand registering its domain for $10, Quandl raises $5.4 million

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A startup Quandl.com which has 30,000 registered users recently raised $5.4 million.
One of the co-founders of the company describes his eureka moment:

"My eureka moment came when I thought how is it that in 2010 all human knowledge is consolidated on Wikipedia and quantitative knowledge is a huge mess?’”
He bought a Web domain for $10, hacked together a prototype website and put it up. Users started to find it, so he took the prototype to angel investors, who gave him enough money to write a better prototype.

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