Intersouth Partners is the lead investor in a $1.55 million round of financing for Recommended Reading.

“It’s a very early company,” Intersouth spokesperson Suzanne Cantando said. “This is more of a seed investment.”

The firm also may change its name, she added.

The company, which is developing a search engine that makes selections based on user recommendations, is based in Bethesda, Md.

The Series A funding was disclosed in a regulatory filing, according to Private Equity Wire.

Intersouth operates an office in the Washington, D.C. area.