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HQ Trivia, the live game show app that became a worldwide sensation a few years ago, is shutting down

14 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Embattled live-gameshow app HQ Trivia is reportedly shutting down its operations after a deal to acquire the company fell through.
"Effective today, HQ will cease operations and move to dissolution. All employees and contractors will be terminated as of today," HQ Trivia's CEO and co-founder Rus Yusupov announced in a company-wide email obtained by Kerry Flynn of CNN Business .
The app's extreme popularity in 2017 attracted over 15 million user installs, and highlighted its potential to re-imagine live shows for the digital age.
But HQ Trivia struggled to recover from the loss of its...
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HQ Trivia shuts down after acquisition falls through

HQ Trivia shuts down after acquisition falls through

14 days ago   |   By Tech Crunch

HQ Trivia is dead. Today the company laid off its full staff of 25 and will cease operation of its trivia, sports, and word guessing games, a source close to the company confirmed.
HQ Trivia had a deal in the works to be acquired, but they buyer pulled out yesterday and investors aren't willing to fund it any longer, CEO and co-founder Rus Yusupov said in a statement attained by CNN Business' Kerry Flynn .
“We received an offer from an established business to acquire HQ and continue building our vision, had definitive agreements and legal docs, and a projected closing date of tomorrow, and...
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