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The drunken HQ Trivia finale before it shut down was insane

7 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

“Not gonna lie. This f*cking sucks. This is the last HQ ever” yelled host Matt Richards. And it just got crazier from there.The farewell game of HQ Trivia before it shut down last night was a beautiful disaster. The hosts cursed, sprayed champagne, threatened to defecate on the homes of trolls in the chat window, and begged for new jobs. Imagine Jeopardy but Trebek is blacked-out.
Yesterday HQ Trivia ran out of money, laid off its 25 employees, and shut down. It was in talks to be acquired, but the buyer pulled out last minute and investors weren't willing to pour any money into the...
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The Morning After: Motorola Razr review, and the end of HQ Trivia

7 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.
After an explosive launch in 2017 that had millions of people tuning in to play live on their phones for cash prizes, HQ Trivia has shut down. Its downfall includes a failed acquisition and reported employee mut...
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Company behind once-popular HQ Trivia app is shutting down

Company behind once-popular HQ Trivia app is shutting down

7 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Which company, responsible for a once-popular live gameshow app, is shutting down?
Yup, it's HQ!
The makers of HQ Trivia , and later the Wheel of Fortune -like HQ Words and photo challenge game HQX, announced it would shut down and part ways with 25 full-time employees.
CEO Rus Yusupov made the announcement via a company-wide email, noting that “lead investors are no longer willing to fund the company, and so effective today, HQ will cease operations and move to dissolution.”
CNN Business , which obtained the email, reports that Yusupov hired a banker to “help find additional investors and...
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