HQ Trivia is coming quickly to Android
HQ Trivia is letting Android customers pre-register for the live-streamed trivia sport constructed by the makers of Vine, Rus Yusupov and Colin Kroll. Pre-registering means you’ll get notified the second HQ Trivia is on the market for obtain.
HQ, which opened up pre-registration on December 24, had beforehand marketed its Android app as being out there “this Christmas.” To me, which means it was presupposed to be out there by Christmas. However apparently that’s not what HQ Trivia meant. Earlier this month, the startup tweeted it’ll have “a nice little stocking stuffer coming your way” for these on Android telephones.
Replace: In a tweet, HQ stated it launched in restricted beta as of Christmas Day. The plan is to make it out there to everybody by January 1.
HQ hosts stay video games on daily basis at 6pm PT in addition to each weekday at 12pm PT. The sport is fairly easy. It asks you 12 multiple-choice questions and in the event you get all of them proper, you win or cut up a predetermined amount of cash. Simply yesterday, HQ elevated the minimal prize from $1,000 to $2,000.
Intermedia Labs, the corporate behind HQ, is reportedly trying to increase between $15 million and $20 million at a post-money valuation as much as $100 million. Nonetheless, there may be additionally some reported hesitation from potential buyers because of studies of Kroll’s conduct towards ladies.
Lightspeed Enterprise Companions Jeremy Liew, who sits on the board of Intermedia Labs, acknowledged listening to some concern from buyers relating to Kroll’s conduct. In an announcement to Recode, Liew stated some companies weren’t going to speculate due to rumors of potential sexual harassment.
“So in my capacity as a board member, I conducted an investigation to find out what actually happened. I spoke to about a dozen current and former Twitter execs,” he wrote. “The investigation was exhaustive and included the most knowledgeable primary sources. I found a good deal of negative sentiment about Colin and the Vine team and some discomfort with his behavior, but I did not find evidence that warrants his removal from the company.”