Quora Elevates the Web

Quora just announced its Series B fundraising, and I’m pleased to be a part of it, as Matrix is one of the large investors in the round.

I’m a huge fan and avid user of the site, and I think it has the potential to be one of the cornerstone web properties, and help make the world a better place.

I’ve spent a ton of time in this shared knowledge category on the web over the last 8 years.  In 2003, when I was looking to start my next business, I came onto this idea of community shared knowledge.  In the post-bubble era, no one was investing in content for the web because there was no economic model to support it, but by 2003-04 a number of things were happening.  Wikipedia was … Read More »




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