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Company Overview of Topix, LLC

Company Overview

Topix, LLC operates Topix, a community news Website. It offers news in the areas of politics, world, sports, entertainment, offbeat, celebrities, business, finance, autos, sci-tech, electronics, movies, music, television, health, life, arts, food, home, and travel, as well as video games; forums for discussing, editing, and sharing news in the United states; Election 2010: Citizen Sound-Off, a set of tools that facilitate discussion about, and provide insights on local candidates and elections; mobile apps that enable users to post on forums; and Debate Maps, which graphically represents how citizens around the country feel about hot button issues. The company also offers a news search engin...

1001 Elwell Court

Palo Alto, CA 94303

United States

Founded in 2002





Key Executives for Topix, LLC

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Topix, LLC Key Developments

Topix's Announces Executive Changes

Topix is reporting a 40% year over year traffic increase (comScore MMX Multi-Platform Beta: December 2011 vs. December 2012) with further growth expected in the first half of 2013. To support its growth, Topix continues to promote from within and make strategic hires. Mike Sawka, a Topix veteran of over seven years and the former senior director of engineering, has been promoted to Vice President of Engineering, where he will oversee product development and enhancements. Additionally, Schuyler Hudak was recently recruited into the company as Director of Business Development after working with Topix as a consultant. Hudak, whose experience spans politics, community partnerships and startups, has been advising several emerging Bay Area companies including recently-acquired Votizen. She previously held senior positions with the Jerry Brown for Governor 2010 campaign and the San Francisco Mayoral race. In her new role, Hudak will seek out innovative strategic partnerships for Topix, as well as evaluate potential acquisitions.

Topix Mulls Acquisitions

Topix, LLC is seeking acquisitions. Schuyler Hudak, new Director of Business Development of Topix, will seek out innovative strategic partnerships for Topix, as well as evaluate potential acquisitions.

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