,HQ Trivia, the once-buzzy live game show app, has shuttered. The VC-backed startup is laying off its remaining couple dozen employees and ceasing operations. The move comes after HQ Trivia failed to secure a buyer or attract new investors, CEO Rus Yusupov said in an internal memo that was obtained by CNN. The company raised roughly $24 million from investors that include Lightspeed and...
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