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Wikia

500 3rd St, Suite 405
San Francisco, CA 94107
USA
Website Company Summary Management Team
Management

CEO: Craig Palmer (10/11/2011)
President/COO/Operations: Michael Davis (10/31/2005) ; Walker Jacobs (3/4/2015)
General Management: Bob Huseby (1/31/2009)
Finance: Bud Austin (1/31/2012)
Technology: Michael Schwartz (4/30/2010) ; Owen Adams (8/31/2014) ; Simon Cox (4/10/2014)
Sales/Marketing: Christy Shannon
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Jeremy Levine (Bessemer Venture Partners)
Company

Business description: Wikia is a trusted collaborative media platform. It is the definitive place for people to contribute to the assembly of original bodies of multi-media content around subjects they know and love. Using Wikia, anyone can form new communities around any subject or participate in over 250,000 existing communities by reading or contributing new content. With over 20 million pages of rich content, Wikia's communities are the most authoritative information about any topic on the Internet. Wikia's video game vertical (www.wikia.com/videogames) is a leading video-game focused network on the Web. Its entertainment vertical (www.wikia.com/entertainment) is the fastest growing US entertainment destination around the world. Lifestyle (www.wikia.com/lifestyle) interest is the fastest growing collection of content on Wikia today. Launched in 2006 by founders Jimmy Wales and Angela Beesley, Wikia attracts more than 70 million global unique visitors per month and is ranked a Quantcast Top 35 Internet site. PR Newswire (http://s.tt/1vsf7)
Partners include: Kaltura
Capital

Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Aug 2014   Nov 2012
Capital raised: 40.0M
Last Round: 15.0M
Ownership: Private  
Angels/other VCs: Marc L. Andreessen (LoudCloud);  Brett Bullington (Oodle);  Ronald C. Conway (Angel Investors L.P.);  Dan Gillmor (We the Media);  Reed Hastings (Netflix);  Reid Hoffman (LinkedIn);  Joi Ito (Technorati);  Mitch Kapor (Accel Partners);  Josh Kopelman (First Round Capital);  Gil Penchina (Wikia);  Michael Tanne (Wink);  Dave Whorton (TPG Ventures)

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Overview
Record updated: Aug 2014
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2004
Rounds: 4
Recent Fundings: Aug 2014   Nov 2012
Capital Raised: 40.0M
Last Round: 15.0M
Ownership: Private