• OKCupid Spins Off Quiz Engine, HelloQuizzy

    OKCupid, a free online dating site, found that users were not only interested in creating and taking its tests to establish their compatibility with others. They were also using them for a range of plutonic purposes out of general curiosity about themselves and how they compared to friends. So the site spun off a new web property called HelloQuizzy that serves as both a destination for… Read More

  • Y Combinator Demo Day Roundup for Spring 2008

    The fledgling startups listed below will present their ideas and initial products to investors at this spring’s Y Combinator Demo Day on March 18. Of the 19 companies in this batch, 10 have already launched and only one remains in stealth mode. Most of them have been in development for only three months. Chatterous

    Chatterous connects various forms of communication so that people… Read More

  • MightyQuiz: Stump Strangers with Your Arcane Knowledge

    Y Combinator startup MightyQuiz just launched with the intent of bringing user generated content to quizzes. The concept is straightforward: users can write their own quiz questions on any topic (e.g. “Aside from English, what is the second official language in New Zealand?” Answer: “Maori”). These are then categorized, answered, rated, and commented on by other users… Read More