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Disqus

Disqus

A software company providing a blog comment hosting service for websites.

Disqus is a software company providing a blog comment hosting service for websites that is headquartered in San Francisco, California and was founded in 2007 by Daniel Ha and Jason Yan.

Acquired by

Zeta Global

On December 5, 2007 Disqus was acquired by Zeta Global for an acquisition price of approximately $90 million. The CEO of Zeta Global made the following statement regarding the acquisition of Disqus:

Marketers typically have to make trade-offs between reaching engaged audiences on social platforms with massive reach and using tools that give them control and access to granular targeting capabilities. Disqus strengthens Zeta’s ability to offer the best of both worlds with the scale, visibility and performance marketers have been asking for.

Funding

Seed

Disqus was incubated at Y Combinator and graduated their incubation program in 2007 raising $500,000 in seed funding from Union Square, Knight’s Bridge Capital Partners, Naval Ravikant, and Aydin Senkut. 

Venture

On May 4, 2011 Disqus completed a venture capital round with $10 million in funding from North Bridge Venture Partners and Union Square Venture Partners. 

Timeline

Funding rounds

3 Results
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Investment
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10,000,000
April 25, 2010

People

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Adam Stober

Employee



Ann Mony

Employee



Anna Vu

Employee



Aydin Senkut

Investor



Ben Vinegar

Employee



Brenda Neigbauer

Employee



Brian Benitez

Employee



Brian Falldin

Employee



Brian Watson

Investor



Brittany Curran

Employee



Carolyn Murphy

Employee



Carrie-Alice Patrick

Employee



Charles Covey-Brandt

Employee



Chris Jennings

Employee



Daniel F Matteson

Employee



Daniel Fuller

Employee



David Cramer

Employee



David Fleck

Employee



David Zabowski

Employee



Elijah Andrews

Employee



Ernest Wong

Employee



Fariba Dorosti

Employee



Fariba Krajewski

Employee



Fonda Quan

Employee



Fred Wilson

Investor



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