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Wikia is the definitive place for people to collaboratively pursue their interests and share their knowledge on the web. Using Wikia, anyone can form new communities around any subject they love or participate in over 250,000 existing communities by...

Founded in 2006
Homepage:
Blog: http://community.wikia.com/wiki/Blog:Wikia_Staff_Blog
Total money raised: $24.8M

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Updated on Jul 6, 2013
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Craig Palmer CEO
Jimmy Wales Co-Founder
Jennifer Betka Senior Vice President of Marketing
Mike Schwartz Sr. Vice-President, Engineering
Sara Wood SVP Product
Christian Williams Engineering Manager
Jeremy Levine Board Member
Matthew Wolf Product Manager
Bob Huseby Senior Vice President
Kyle Harmon Sr. Community Manager
Jen Burton VP, Community Support
Linda Chou Director
Kacie Hendrickson Marketing Manager
Past
Gil Penchina CEO
Mark Davis VP Engineering
Artur Bergman SVP Engineering & Operations
Angela Beesley Starling Co-Founder
Shahid Hussain Product Manager
Alessandra Barlas Marketing Solutions
Chris Erwin Product Management Intern
Douglas Kennedy Director of Content
Bill Kaufmann SVP, Business Operations
Christian Williams Web Developer
Vicky Carlsson Director of Project Management

November, 2012

Wikia raised $10.8M in a Series C round from Institutional Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners

With 1B Pageviews Under Its Belt, UGC Giant Wikia Raises $10.8M From IVP, Bessemer & Amazon    techcrunch.com

2009

Wikia acquired Lyric Wiki

Wikia Buys Lyric Wiki As Part Of Music Expansion    paidcontent.org

December, 2006

Wikia raised $10M in a Series B round from Amazon

http://www.wikia.com/wiki/About_Wikia    wikia.com

March, 2006

Wikia raised $4M in a Series A round from Bessemer Venture Partners, Reid Hoffman, Mitch Kapor, Gil Penchina, Joi Ito, Dan Gillmor, First Round Capital, Omidyar Network, Endeavor Partners, and SV Angel

http://www.wikia.com/wiki/About_Wikia    wikia.com

2006

Wikia was founded in 2006

January, 2004

Wikia raised unknown amount in angel funding from Joi Ito and Reid Hoffman