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Stack Overflow

A question and answers site for practical programming questions.

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Timeline

June 2, 2021
Prosus acquires Stack Overflow for $1.8 billion.

People

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Role
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Alexander Pease

Investor

Anil Dash

Advisor

Bijan Sabet

Investor

Bob Pasker

Investor

Brad Burnham

Investor

Chris Dixon

Investor

Clay Shirky

Advisor

Dharmesh Shah

Investor

Fred Wilson

Investor

Jeff Atwood

Founder

Joshua Schachter

Investor

Micah Siegel

Investor

Michael Pryor

Board member

Miguel De Icaza

Advisor

Naval Ravikant

Investor

Rich Skrenta

Advisor

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Mayvenn
June 10, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- As the fastest growing Black owned, venture-backed beauty tech company, Mayvenn is announcing former Stack Overflow Executive Mihir Pathak as...
Jim Salter
June 3, 2021
Ars Technica
"Don't expect to see major changes or awkward synergies," said site co-founder.
Rosalie Chan
June 3, 2021
Business Insider
Stack Overflow CEO Prashanth Chandrasekar said getting bought by European tech investor Prosus will help it expand internationally, increase growth.
Greg Kumparak
June 2, 2021
TechCrunch
The legendary Q&A website for programmers (and probably one of the most copy-and-pasted sites on the Internet) Stack Overflow is being acquired. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Prosus (the primary shareholder of Chinese gaming mega co/WeChat developer, Tencent) will acquire Stack Overflow for $1.8 billion. Update: Prosus confirms the $1.8 billion number in a [...]
Frederic Lardinois
March 17, 2021
TechCrunch
Stack Overflow is the default Q&A site for programmers (though the overall Stack Exchange network goes well beyond helping you answer your basic PHP questions). But over the course of the last year and a half, with its new CEO Prashanth Chandrasekar coming on board, the company has also kickstarted its SaaS business with a [...]
Frederic Lardinois
March 3, 2020
TechCrunch
Most developers think of Stack Overflow as a question and answer site for their programming questions. But over the last few years, the company has also built a successful business in its Stack Overflow for Teams product, which essentially offers companies a private version of its Q&A product. Indeed, the Teams product now brings in [...]
BBC News
October 7, 2019
BBC News
Developers who copy code rather than write it themselves leave apps open to attack, a study warns.

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