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IntenseDebate is a blog comment hosting service owned by Automattic, Inc. It competes with Disqus, Echo, Livefyre, and Viafoura.

It was launched as a private beta in January 2007 by Co-Founders Jon Fox, Isaac Keyet, and Josh Morgan,[1] and launched as an open beta on October 30, 2007. On September 23, 2008, Automattic announced its acquisition of IntenseDebate's properties,[2] and returned to private beta until November of that year.

In 2007, IntenseDebate was selected to be part of the first class of Techstars, a Boulder, Colorado based startup accelerator.


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