ChaCha Raises $3 Million From Qualcomm
ChaCha.com is a question and answer service that has raised $3 million in funding from Qualcomm Venture Partners. This puts ChaCha at a total of $75 million in funding. ChaCha CEO Scott Jones said that Qualcomm’s “experience and insight into the global wireless ecosystem will help ChaCha continue to expand its service worldwide.”
ChaCha has hit about 32 million unique visitors per month and answers about 3 million questions per day. ChaCha hit a record amount of traffic this past December with 2 million mobile SMS text questions in one day. ChaCha started in 2007 as a human powered search engine. Eventually they turned into an SMS Q&A service. ChaCha spun out of Indiana University.