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New York Times:
How and why startups like Lyft and Quora are increasingly taking big late-stage investments   —  Rich Start-Ups Go Back for Another Helping  —  Quora, a question-and-answer website, didn't need to raise money.  It had barely touched $60 million in venture capital that it accepted just two years ago.
Apr 14, 2014, 6:35 AMIn context
Liz Gannes / Re/code:
Quora Raises $80M Led by Tiger Global, Now Valued at $900M   —  Q&A startup Quora, while not quite the buzzy Silicon Valley startup it was when it first started, has nonetheless joined the club of extremely richly valued startups raising money from big East Coast investment funds.
Apr 9, 2014, 9:05 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Quora Launches Verified Profiles Starting With Obama, Who'll Answer Affordable Care Questions   —  To boost confidence in answers, host exclusive content, and bring in new audiences, Quora today launched Verified Profiles.  First up is President Obama who will answer two Affordable Care Act questions today …
Mar 24, 2014, 1:15 PMIn context
Quentin Hardy / NYT Bits:
Quora is likely to “put ads with its answers” in 2015 to capitalize on evergreen traffic   —  Quora and the Search for Truth  —  The Internet has a nagging problem: There is lots of information, but often confusion about what's true.  Many big websites try to solve this problem with their services.
Feb 9, 2014, 11:05 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Jelly, Biz Stone's New Q&A Platform, Uses Images To Find Answers   —  Jelly, a new question-and-answer platform from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, is coming out of stealth today.  The app, available on both iOS and Android worldwide, will go head-to-head with the likes of Quora and ChaCha …
Jan 7, 2014, 1:50 PMIn context
Catherine Shu / TechCrunch:
Pinterest's Engineering Lead Jon Jenkins Leaves To Launch His Own Startup   —  Jon Jenkins, who joined Pinterest a year ago as its head of engineering, is leaving the company in what he describes on Quora as a “bittersweet” decision.  Jenkins says wants to launch his own company, a wish he had even before he joined Pinterest.
Dec 5, 2013, 1:30 AMIn context
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Quora Will Push Its Most Link-Baity Content to BuzzFeed (Though It Would Never Call It That)   —  On Quora, answers to the question “What are the most surreal places one can ever visit?” are a fantastical mix of caves and mountains and formations and reefs.  The page has more than half a million views.
Nov 19, 2013, 5:00 PMIn context
Quora:
Tech luminaries who made it big after 35 convene on Quora to refute “over the hill” claim   —  What do people in Silicon Valley plan to do once they hit 35 and are officially over the hill?  —  Since life in Silicon Valley ends at 35 unless you hit it big or move up in management …
Sep 24, 2013, 5:40 PMIn context
Ken Yeung / The Next Web:
Klout launches Cinch, a Quora-like iOS app tied to your personal graph   —  Social influence measurement service Klout quietly released a new app product this week, called Cinch.  The iOS app (update: only available in the US App Store) is very much a mixture of Quora and Klout blended together …
Sep 20, 2013, 9:10 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Hazards of the Buzzy Startup in Light of Tumblr Buy   —  Yahoo's Purchase of Tumblr Puts Spotlight on Highfliers Like Pinterest, Quora With Little Revenue  —  Yahoo Inc.'s $1.1 billion deal for Tumblr Inc. is a fairy-tale ending for the blogging site, which fetched a rich price despite its meager revenue.
May 21, 2013, 1:30 AMIn context

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