Quora to expand website operation, creates the next Wikipedia
Internet website Quora has been looking to expand its arms and create a site similar to Wikipedia. The report from Venture Beat added that Quora has taken in USD80 million, according to the company’s business operations chief Marc Bodnick.
The new funds were raised keep the company private, finance operational costs and direct to quality control focus. Aside from firm management, the company was also seeking expansion by supporting other languages except English, said Bodnick.
Wikipedia and Quora can be linked to one another, after the latter took its website inspiration from the free multilingual online encyclopedia. The two websites hold similar distinction as contributors and other writers fuel their services. Meanwhile, Quora’s similarities with Wikipedia has gone deeper after expressing that the site would be soon available in multiple languages, Venture Beat said.
Bodnick told Venture Beat, “80 to 90 percent of Quora’s content is evergreen – it stays valuable forever. When we become the best place on the Internet to read about Shakespeare that’s good forever and ever. We’re building this library like Wikipedia.”