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Stack Exchange operates a network of community driven question and answer websites for software developers.  Read more

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Co-Founder & CEO

Joel Spolsky

CEO Approval Rating

84/100

Founded:

2010

Status:

PrivateIndependent Company

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Quora is perceived as one of Stack Exchange's biggest rivals. Quora's headquarters is in Mountain View, California, and was founded in 2009. Quora operates in the Social Media industry. Quora generates 400% of Stack Exchange's revenue.

Mahalo.com, Inc. has been one of Stack Exchange's top competitors. Mahalo.com, Inc. is a Private company that was founded in 2007 in Culver City, California. Mahalo.com, Inc. operates in the Internet Software industry. Compared to Stack Exchange, Mahalo.com, Inc. has 175 fewer employees.

Answers is Stack Exchange's #3 rival. Answers was founded in Saint Louis, Missouri} in 1999. Answers is in the Internet Software industry. Compared to Stack Exchange, Answers generates $128.4M more revenue.

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Stack Exchange Acquisitions

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Stack Exchange Funding History

Since Stack Exchange was founded in 2010, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Stack Exchange has raised $68.0M. Stack Exchange's last funding round was on Jan 2015 for a total of $40.0M

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FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Series D
Jan 2015
$40M
Series C
Jun 2013
$10M

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Series B
Feb 2011
$12M
Series A
May 2010
$6M

Since Stack Exchange was founded in 2010, it has participated in 4 rounds of funding. In total Stack Exchange has raised $68.0M. Stack Exchange's last funding round was on Jan 2015 for a total of $40.0M

Stack Exchange Investments

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Stack Exchange News

January 20, 2015BOSTON BUSINESS JOURNAL

Stack Exchange becomes the latest NYC content engine in Andreessen Horowitz' portfolio

Content-generating websites are a hot bet for venture capitalists these days. And just about every bu... See more »
January 20, 2015TECHCRUNCH

Stack Exchange Raises $40M Led By A16Z To Boost Its Programmer Forums

On the heels of backing the likes of BuzzFeed and Genius, Andreessen Horowitz is putting more money i... See more »
January 19, 2015CNN MONEY

Stack Exchange, a site for software developers, raises $40 million

Andreessen Horowitz led the round and several existing investors participated. The site, founded in 2... See more »

Stack Exchange Blogs

July 12, 2016Stack Exchange Blog

You Can Now Download Stack Overflow's 2016 Developer Survey Data

Earlier this year we released the results of our annual developer survey. With more than 50,000 respo... See more »
July 5, 2016Stack Exchange Blog

Podcast #71 - A Bunch of Bald Yaks

Welcome to the Stack Exchange Podcast, recorded Tuesday June 28th at Stack HQ! Today's podcast is bro... See more »
June 25, 2016Stack Exchange Blog

Learn more about your site with the SE Data Explorer. Here's how!

Have you ever wanted to get a statistic about your favorite Stack Exchange site, but been baffled by ... See more »
May 24, 2016Stack Exchange Blog

Stack Overflow Participating in White House Foster Care & Technology Hackathon

At Stack Overflow, we're committed to making the internet a better place, and our products aim to enr... See more »
May 4, 2016Stack Exchange Blog

Welcoming Stack Overflow's New CMO - Adrianna Burrows

The Stack Overflow team is beyond excited to welcome Adrianna Burrows as Stack Overflow's new Chief M... See more »
May 3, 2016Stack Exchange Blog

Stack Overflow: How We Do Deployment - 2016 Edition

We've talked about Stack Overflow's architecture and the hardware behind it. The next most requested ... See more »
April 27, 2016Stack Exchange Blog

A pluralistic meeting

Running a good meeting is the FizzBuzz of management - for a manager, it should be nearly effortless.... See more »

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Stack Exchange Headquarters

55 Broadway 25th Floor

New York, New York10006

646-826-3861

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Stack Exchange Summary

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Overview

Stack Exchange operates a network of community driven question and answer websites for software developers.  Stack Exchange was founded in 2010. Stack Exchange's headquarters is located in New York, New York, USA 10006. It has raised 68.0M in 4 rounds...

CEO

Stack Exchange's Co-Founder & CEO, Joel Spolsky, currently has an approval rating of 84%. Stack Exchange's primary competitors are Quora, Mahalo.com, Inc. & Answers.

Frequently Asked Questions about Stack Exchange

  1. When was Stack Exchange founded?

    Stack Exchange was founded in 2010
  2. Who is Stack Exchange's CEO?

    Stack Exchange's CEO is Joel Spolsky
  3. How much revenue does Stack Exchange generate?

    Stack Exchange generates $5M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Stack Exchange have?

    Stack Exchange has historically raised $68M in funding
  1. Where is Stack Exchange's headquarters?

    Stack Exchange's headquarters is in New York New York, USA
  2. How many employees does Stack Exchange have?

    Stack Exchange has 225 employees
  3. What sector does Stack Exchange operate in?

    Stack Exchange is in Internet Software
  4. Who are Stack Exchange's competitors?

    Stack Exchange's top competitors are Quora, Mahalo.com, Inc., Answers