This financing will help us succeed in our mission to make qualitative market research easy and accessible, enabling organizations to speak directly with consumers around the globe in real-time. Notably, it presents us with a big opportunity for growth by allowing us to continue to enhance our platform and to expand our engineering and sales teams. This investment will help us in our dominance as the premier leader in the online video insights space.
I’d like to thank everyone who supported us and gave us feedback throughout this process. First, as always, I want to thank our customers, who use our products and believe in us. I’d also like to thank our wonderful team, who works hard to make the magic happen. A big thank you to our board members, who worked tirelessly to challenge us to expand our thinking and strive to build the best product. Finally, I’d like to thank our existing and new investors for their extensive due diligence and for their confidence in what we’re building.
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Thursday, May 23, 2017, 10:00 am PT
Discuss.io raises $5.025 million in Series A funding led by Unilever Ventures and Pereg Ventures
SEATTLE, WA– Discuss.io, the online consumer-connection platform, announced that it has closed $5.025 million in Series A funding, led by Unilever Ventures and Pereg Ventures. This investment will allow Discuss.io to innovate their platform and expand their engineering and sales teams. Read more.
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Zach Simmons is the Founder and president of Discuss.io. Zach has 20 years of experience building software. Prior to founding Discuss.io, he was the Technical Product Manager for Amazon Web Services (S3) where he ran the team that built the infrastructure that now powers a significant percentage of the modern Internet. Zach holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
An entrepreneurial leader, Zach is passionate about building disruptive and agile SaaS based market research startups as an alternative to traditional market research. Seeing a need for change within the Industry, Zach launched Discuss.io, bringing Market Research to the digital age.