Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
December 18, 2018
arrowPress Releases

If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:

HQ Trivia app secures $15 million in funding

HQ Trivia app secures $15 million in funding

March 7, 2018 | By Emma Kidwell

The mobile app HQ Trivia has raised $15 million in funding through an investment from venture capital firm Founders Fund and Lightspeed Venture Partners, both of which previously invested money in the New York-based startup.

As reported by Variety, this now puts the live-streaming game show app at a post-investment value of $100 million. 

HQ Trivia has players answer multiple choice questions in 10 seconds for the chance to win a cash prize, and is currently the top rated trivia app Apple's app store.

Since launching last August, HQ Trivia has garnered audiences of more than 1 million live viewers daily, reaching around 2 million viewers this past Sunday.

The company plans to use the new funds to hire additional engineers, and possibly publish the game to more regions internationally after recently launching a version of the app in the U.K.

Related Jobs

Miami University
Miami University — Oxford, Ohio, United States

Armstrong Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Game Development
Hadean — London, England, United Kingdom

Game Designer
Toadman Interactive
Toadman Interactive — Berlin, Germany

Senior Game Designer
Disruptor Beam, Inc.
Disruptor Beam, Inc. — Framingham, Massachusetts, United States

Senior Producer

Loading Comments

loader image