QuizUp Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2010

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 45


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $1.2M

QuizUp General Information


Developer of mobile games. The company is the developer of QuizUp, a trivia game that blends interaction between users with one-to-one messaging, discussion boards and region-specific leader boards organized by city, state and country.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Entertainment Software
Other Industries
Application Software
Social/Platform Software
Corporate Office
  • 169 11th Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94103
  • United States
+1 (354) 000-0000

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QuizUp Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Merger/Acquisition 19-Dec-2016 $1.2M 000.00 00.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Corporate 21-Jan-2016 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series B) 16-Jun-2015 000.00 000.00 000.00 Completed Startup
3. Early Stage VC (Series A1) 18-Dec-2013 00.000 00.000 0000 Completed Startup
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 05-Apr-2013 $2.4M $3.6M 000.00 Completed Startup
1. Seed Round 04-Jul-2012 $1.2M $1.2M 00.00 Completed Startup
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QuizUp Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 000
Series A1 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series A 6,280,537 $0.000010 8% $0.66 $0.66 1x $0.66 21.66%
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QuizUp Competitors (5)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
FreshPlanet Formerly VC-backed New York, NY 00 000 000000&0 000
FleetWit Venture Capital-Backed New York, NY 00.000 00000000000 00.000
MAG Interactive Formerly VC-backed Stockholm, Sweden 000 000.00 00000000 000.00
Sporcle Corporation Seattle, WA 000
Soon Formerly VC-backed Stockholm, Sweden 0 000000 - 000
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QuizUp Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

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QuizUp Former Investors (12)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Boldstart Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
CAA Ventures Corporate Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Cap-Meridian Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Greycroft Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Headline Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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QuizUp FAQs

  • When was QuizUp founded?

    QuizUp was founded in 2010.

  • Who is the founder of QuizUp?

    Thorsteinn Fridriksson is the founder of QuizUp.

  • Where is QuizUp headquartered?

    QuizUp is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

  • What is the size of QuizUp?

    QuizUp has 45 total employees.

  • What industry is QuizUp in?

    QuizUp’s primary industry is Entertainment Software.

  • Is QuizUp a private or public company?

    QuizUp is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of QuizUp?

    The current valuation of QuizUp is 00.00.

  • What is QuizUp’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for QuizUp is 00000.

  • How much funding has QuizUp raised over time?

    QuizUp has raised $39.9M.

  • Who are QuizUp’s investors?

    Boldstart Ventures, CAA Ventures, Cap-Meridian Ventures, Greycroft, and Headline are 5 of 12 investors who have invested in QuizUp.

  • Who are QuizUp’s competitors?

    FreshPlanet, FleetWit, MAG Interactive, Sporcle, and Soon are competitors of QuizUp.

  • When was QuizUp acquired?

    QuizUp was acquired on 19-Dec-2016.

  • Who acquired QuizUp?

    QuizUp was acquired by Glu Mobile.

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