Infochimps Expands Datasets

Austin-based Infochimps, the provider of online datasets, said today that it has expanded the number of data sets the company is offering to customers. The firm said it has added information from the U.S. Census on expected lifespans, a data set of over 63,000 free Wi-Fi locations; and the name of Texas bars from data from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. Infochimps is backed by DFJ Mercury, MFI Capital, Anduin Ventures and ff Asset Management. Infochimps is headed by Nick Ducoff.