Focus.com

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Focus.com
Type Private
Industry Research
Founded 2005
Headquarters San Francisco, California
Products Research, Social Network

Focus.com was a business focused social networking platform[1] and source of technology expertise.[2] By September 2010, it comprised over 850,000 Members and 5,000 Business Experts.[3] Focus members could freely access expert research in diverse areas such as Information Technology, Sales, Marketing, Operations, Small Business,[4] and Human Resources. Members also could get their business questions answered by experts in the community in the site’s Q & A and Virtual Summit sections.[2]

The company was founded in August 2005[5] by Scott Albro and was headquartered in San Francisco, California.

The company was purchased by Ziff Davis, Inc. in August of 2011[6] and its location at Focus.com has since been terminated.

See also[edit]

Focus conference room

References[edit]

  1. ^ News.cnet.com, Professional social networks that take on LinkedIn
  2. ^ a b ITjungle.com
  3. ^ PRnewswire.com, "Focus.com Announces Increased Growth and Expansion Over Past Month"
  4. ^ Readwriteweb.com "Get Quick Answers to Your Small Biz Questions on Focus.com".
  5. ^ Crunchbase.com, Focus.com profile.
  6. ^ [1], "Ziff Davis, Inc."