ChaCha
Location: 14550 Clay Terrace Blvd Suite 130, Carmel, Indiana, United States, 46032, United States
Founded in: 2005
Stage: Revenue generating
Number of employees: 50+
Funding history:
- Date: 10/2010, Series E: $20 M
Investors: VantagePoint Venture Partners and Rho Ventures
- Date: 12/2009, Series E: $7 M
Investors: individuals
- Date: 06/2009, Series D: $16 M
Investors: individuals
- Date: 10/2008, Series C: $14 M
Investors: individuals
- Date: 10/2007, Series B: $12 M
Investors: individuals including Mort Meyerson, Jeff Bezos, Scott Jones
- Date: 11/2006, Series A: $3 M
Investors: Members of Simon Mall Family, individuals
Short URL: vator.co/ChaChacom

ChaCha

Answers to Any Q - Anytime, Anywhere - Text 242-242 or visit ChaCha.com
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Indiana, United States United States
http://www.ChaCha.com
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ChaCha answers who, what, when, where and why, and has emerged as the No. 1 way for advertisers and marketers to engage their audience. Through its unique “ask-a-smart-friend” platform, ChaCha has answered nearly one billion questions since launch from more than 15 million unique users per month via SMS text (242-242™), online (chacha.com), Twitter (@chacha), Facebook app, iPhone app, Android app, and voice (1-800-2-ChaCha™). Working with major brands such as Paramount, AT&T, Palm, Johnson&Johnson, P&G, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Sonic, and presidential political campaigns, ChaCha.com is one of the fastest growing mobile and online publishers according to Nielsen and Quantcast.


ChaCha was co-founded by proven innovator and entrepreneur Scott Jones and is funded by VantagePoint Venture Partners, Rho Ventures, Bezos Expeditions; Morton Meyerson, former President and Vice Chairman of EDS as well as Chairman and CEO of Perot Systems; Rod Canion, founding CEO of Compaq Computer; the Simon family; and Jack Gill, Silicon Valley venture capitalist.


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  • Scott Jones
    Scott Jones | Team member
  • Scott Jones
    Scott Jones | Team member
    Scott A. Jones brings over two decades of experience and achievement to ChaCha as a veteran entrepreneur, inventor, strategist, and venture capitalist. His well-seasoned perspective and pioneering instincts provide unique direction for the gifte...