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)
Type
Private
HQ
San Francisco, US
Founded
2007
Size (employees)
52 (est)
Website
disqus.com
Disqus was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Disqus

Daniel  Ha

Daniel Ha

CEO
Jason  Yan

Jason Yan

CTO
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

Disqus Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2007

Total Funding

$11 m

Latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

about 6 years

Investors

Disqus's latest funding round in May 2011 was reported to be $10 m. In total, Disqus has raised $11 m

Disqus Online and Social Media Presence

Disqus News and Updates

Disqus Company Life and Culture

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