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.

Type
Private
HQ
San Francisco, US
Founded
2007
Employees
54 (est)+8%
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
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 Locations

San Francisco, US

Disqus Metrics

Disqus Summary

Founding Date

2007

Total Funding

$10.5 M

Latest funding size

$10 M

Time since last funding

over 5 years

Investors

Disqus's latest funding round of $10 M was in May 2011. In total, Disqus has raised $10.5 M.
17.0% of current employees of Disqus are female and 83.0% are male.

Disqus Online Presence

Disqus Company Life

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