Disqus, Inc. (pronounced discuss) is a blog comment hosting service for web sites and online communities that uses a networked platform. The company’s platform includes various features, such as social integration, social networking, user profiles, spam and moderation tools, analytics, email notifications, and mobile commenting. It was founded in 2007 by Daniel Ha and Jason Yan as a Y Combinator startup.

Disqus ranks #1 in Quantcast's U.S. networks with 144 million monthly unique U.S. visits Disqus has been featured on many major publications, such as CNN, The Daily Telegraph, and IGN and about 750,000 blogs and web sites. It competes with IntenseDebate, Livefyre and Echo.

San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
42 (est)-8%
Disqus was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Disqus

Daniel Ha

Daniel Ha

Jason Yan

Jason Yan

Kim Rohrer

Kim Rohrer

Director, People Operations
Mike Patterson

Mike Patterson

Head of Accounts & Ad Operations
Helen Laroche

Helen Laroche

HR Manager
Jim Waggoner

Jim Waggoner

VP Finance

Disqus Office Locations

Disqus has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
301 Howard 3rd Floor
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Disqus Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$10.5 m

Latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

7 years ago


Disqus's latest funding round in May 2011 was reported to be $10 m. In total, Disqus has raised $10.5 m
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Disqus Online and Social Media Presence

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Disqus News and Updates

Zeta Global acquires VC-backed Disqus

Zeta Global has acquired Disqus, an audience engagement platform. No financial terms were disclosed. Disqus' backers included Union Square Ventures, Felicis Ventures and North Bridge.

Disqus reveals details of major data breach

17.5 million user accounts were compromised in 2012 attack, which has only just been identified.

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