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.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
49 (est)-7%
Disqus was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Disqus

Daniel  Ha

Daniel Ha

Jason  Yan

Jason Yan

Kim   Rohrer

Kim Rohrer

Director, People Operations
Sam  Parker

Sam Parker

VP Product
Mike  Patterson

Mike Patterson

Head of Accounts & Ad Operations
Helen  Laroche

Helen Laroche

HR Manager
Jim  Waggoner

Jim Waggoner

VP Finance
Brian  Falldin

Brian Falldin

Director of Product Marketing

Disqus Office Locations

Disqus has office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US

Disqus Metrics

Disqus Summary

Founding Date


Total Funding

$10.5 m

Latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

almost 6 years


We estimate that Disqus's latest funding round in May 2011 was $10 m. In total, Disqus has raised $10.5 m
We estimate that Disqus's current employees are approximately 17% female and 83% male.

Disqus Online Presence

Disqus News

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