quora

  • Quora just launched a self-serve ad platform

    Quora just launched a self-serve ad platform

    While Quora has been around for almost seven years, it’s been a little slow when it comes to monetization through advertising. The question-and-answer site first launched ads last year in April 2016, but since then it’s only existed in closed beta to pre-approved advertising partners like Mulesoft and Shopify. Until now. The startup just announced that it’s opening its… Read More

  • Quora tests video answers to steal Q&A from YouTube

    Quora tests video answers to steal Q&A from YouTube

    Newly-minted unicorn Quora has even bigger ambitions than text questions-and-answers. And it’s not going to let video giants or startups disrupt its future. This week Quora began testing video answers, because sometimes it’s a lot easier to show someone how something works, the best way to complete a task, or why one thing is better than another than try to write it out for them. Read More

  • Crunch Report | Quora Valued At Around $1.8B

    Today’s Stories  Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to turn cloud-based AI into an extension of our brains Duolingo launches paid subscriptions as it experiments with new ways to monetize its service Snap acquires the crucial geofilter patent from Mobli for a record $7.7M Credits Written and Hosted by: Anthony Ha
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  • Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise

    Q&A app Quora valued around $1.8 billion in $85 million fundraise

    Quora just became the unicorn of subjective human knowledge. 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. Read More

  • The Mednet launches its ‘Quora for cancer,’ an online medical knowledge base

    The Mednet launches its ‘Quora for cancer,’ an online medical knowledge base

    A New York City startup called The Mednet today launched a platform that gives physicians a knowledge-sharing tool that’s as easy to use as Quora, but provides them with expert answers about the latest research in their field. The site has focused, so far, strictly on cancer. Read More

  • 2017 is the year your startup gets funded Crunch Network

    2017 is the year your startup gets funded

    The turn of the calendar is cathartic for entrepreneurs — there’s something about starting a new year that inspires folks to launch a new startup, build a new product or raise capital. If you’re starting to raise capital, this is your guide. Let’s get to it. Read More

  • Q&A site Quora clamps down on anonymity – will review content before publishing, restrict actions

    Q&A site Quora clamps down on anonymity – will review content before publishing, restrict actions

    Quora, a crowdsourced Q&A site that’s generally smarter than Yahoo Answers, is making a big change to how anonymity works on its service. Most notably, it will begin cracking down on spam and harassment by reviewing all anonymous content before it’s distributed on its network, the company says. Anonymous users will also no longer be able to unduly influence other aspects of… Read More

  • Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine are taking to Quora on the heels of Trump’s AMA

    Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine are taking to Quora on the heels of Trump’s AMA

    Hot on the heels of Trump’s not officially sanctioned Reddit AMA, the GOP nominee’s chief rivals are taking a break from the campaign trail to answer some questions to Q&A site, Quora. The Democratic presidential and vice presidential nominees are both veteran question answerers with the service. Hillary Clinton racked up the most views in Quora history during a session back… Read More

  • Quora loses its public face, Marc Bodnick

    Quora loses its public face, Marc Bodnick

    Quora’s been at the Q&A game for 7 years now but still is only starting to monetize. It’s growing, but momentum could take a hit tonight as long-time head of business and community Marc Bodnick is leaving to return to the investing world or found his own startup. Bodnick tells me “I’m ready to be part of something that I start, or that I start with others.”… Read More

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