August 29, 2014 8:11 PM ET

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Company Overview of Quixey, Inc.

Company Overview

Quixey, Inc. owns and operates a search engine for applications. The company allows users to describe their needs in plain English and then finds applications that users want. Its custom search APIs are used by manufacturers, carriers, application stores, and search engines. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Mountain View, California.

278 Castro Street

Mountain View, CA 94041

United States

Founded in 2009



Key Executives for Quixey, Inc.

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Chief Architect
Chief Strategy Officer
Executive Vice President of Revenue
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Quixey, Inc. Key Developments

Quixey, Inc. Opens Office in Tel Aviv

Quixey Inc. is opening an office in Tel Aviv to expand its international presence and secure deeper talent to focus on refining its search capabilities. Quixey plans to assemble a team of key engineering talent that will work in constant coordination with its core team in Mountain View, California. The company plans for the Tel Aviv office to have 15-20 employees by the end of 2014. The Tel Aviv office will serve as a R&D center to improve the company's status as the market leader in app search.

Quixey Launches its App Search Direct-To-Consumer

Quixey, Inc. launched a new product that extends its enterprise-grade app search platform to consumers for the first time. Available for the Android operating system in the Google Play store, Quixey's new mobile offering uses its powerful Functional Search technology to help people find the right app for any need. Until now, most app search has been based on titles and keywords, so users need to know the name of an app before they can search for it. With Quixey's app search, users can describe what they want to do in simple terms. Then Quixey's Functional Search dives deep into unstructured data from the web, including reviews, social media and blogs, in order to find out what apps really do and deliver the most relevant app search results in a simple interface.

Quixey, Inc. Appoints Sudhir Mohan as Executive Vice President of Engineering

Quixey, Inc. announced the hiring of Sudhir Mohan as its Executive Vice President of Engineering. Mohan, a Silicon Valley veteran, brings over 25 years of software product development experience to the company. In his new role, Mohan will be responsible for leading Quixey's world-class engineering and science team and guiding the company's technology innovation and development. Formerly, Mohan spent four years at eBay, where he held several management positions in technology. Prior to eBay, Mohan spent five years at Yahoo as the technology executive leading vertical search.

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