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Quora

Quora is a quora is a question-and-answer website founded in 2010 by Adam D'Angelo and Charlie Cheever.

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Timeline

April 21, 2017

After eight years carefully cultivating an intelligent question and answer community, it's just raised an $85 million Series D round co-led by Collaborative Fund and Y Combinator's Continuity Fund.

Quora launched in Spanish last year to collect questions and answers natively written in that tongue.

April 21, 2017

Quora raises a $85,000,000 series D round from Dustin Moskovitz, Y Combinator, Sam Altman, Collaborative Fund, Tiger Global Management and Matrix Partners.

April 9, 2014

Quora raises a $80,000,000 series C round from North Bridge Venture Partners, Peter Thiel, Matrix Partners, Northbridge Venture Partners, Tiger Global Management and Benchmark.

May 14, 2012

Quora raises a $50,000,000 series B round from Peter Thiel, Northbridge Venture Partners, Adam D'Angelo and Matrix Partners.

March 28, 2010

Quora raises a $11,000,000 series A round from SV Angel and Keith Rabois.

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Adam D’Angelo

Founder



Abhishek Ray

Employee



Adrien Ecoffet

Employee



Benjamin Ling

Investor



Charlie Cheever

Founder



Chau H. Tran

Employee



Christine Higgins

Employee



Court Showerman

Employee



Dave Morin

Investor



David Cole

Employee



David Sacks

Investor



Diana Tan

Employee



Don van der Drift

Employee



Eric Kolovson

Employee



Holly Gressley

Employee



Jackson Mohsenin

Employee



Jared Morgenstern

Investor



Jay Wacker

Employee



Jeff Hammerbacher

Investor



Jeremy Stoppelman

Investor



Jonathan Heiliger

Investor



Josh Hannah

Investor



Kah Hong Tay

Employee



Keith Rabois

Investor



Kelly Li

Employee



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News

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Lucas Matney
January 23, 2020
TechCrunch
Quora, a ten-year-old question-and-answer startup based in Mountain View, is laying off staff in its Bay Area and New York offices, the company's CEO announced on the site today. Like other startup leaders being pushed by investors to focus more heavily on cashflow, CEO Adam D'Angelo wrote that the layoffs and "organizational changes" were being [...]
December 17, 2019
The Economic Times
Launched in English in 2010, the platform has grown to reach more than 300 million unique visitors per month, according to the company. It is now available in a total of 24 languages. More than half of Quoras visitors come from outside of the United States, said the company.
Press Trust of India
November 18, 2019
@bsindia
Read more about Build real-time speech translation to reduce language barriers: Govt to cos on Business Standard. Citing a study, Sawhney said that 0.055 per cent of websites were found with content in Hindi and next Indian language which comes closer in Bengali.
November 15, 2019
The Economic Times
Quora said India is one of its fastest growing markets with over 70 million monthly unique visitors in English. Quora is also currently available in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi and Tamil, and will soon be available in Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu.
Virginia Heffernan
September 24, 2019
Wired
Ask not where you rank on the intellectual leaderboard, but what you want from your mind.
Lucas Matney
September 18, 2019
TechCrunch
There are apps out there that help you find friends, find dates and find your distant family histories, but when it comes to "growing your professional network," the options are shockingly bad, we're talking LinkedIn here. LunchClub is a startup that's looking to help users navigate finding new connections inside specific industries. The company has [...]
RAYMOND ZHONG
December 4, 2018
www.nytimes.com
Some users seemed less surprised by the security breach than by the fact that they had a Quora account in the first place.

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