Location: 55 Broadway 26th Floor, New York City, New York, United States United States
Founded in: 2008
Stage: Post-launch
Number of employees: 16-30
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Stack Exchange

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Company description

Headquartered in New York City, Stack Exchange is a fast-growing network of question and answer sites covering a diverse range of topics from software programming and cooking to photography and personal finance. Founded in 2008, co-founders Jeff Atwood and Joel Spolsky brought together millions of computer programmers from around the world to help each other with detailed technical questions. Based on Stack Overflow’s success, the company expanded and launched the Stack Exchange Network in August 2010. Stack Exchange currently consists of 45 sites and has more than 19 million unique monthly visitors and growing. To date, the company has raised more than $18 million from Union Square Ventures, Index Capital and Spark Capital.  For more information, please visit

Business model

Stack Exchange's Stack Overflow (, the preeminent Q&A site for IT programmers, offers a Careers platform that brings together employers with the specific developer talent they are looking to hire. Stack Exchange also offers advertising opportunities.

Competitive advantage

Stack Exchange is focused on building vertical expert communities to help users with questions that have an answer.