Daily Crunch: Turmoil at HQ Trivia

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1. Mutiny at HQ Trivia fails to oust CEO

This week’s banishment of host Scott Rogowsky was merely a symptom of the ongoing struggle to decide who will lead HQ Trivia.

According to multiple sources, more than half of the startup’s staff signed an internal petition to depose CEO Rus Yusupov, whom they saw as mismanaging the company. But Yusupov then fired some core supporters of the mutiny, leading to a downward spiral of morale that mirrors HQ’s plummeting App Store rank.

2. Vimeo has acquired short-form video-creation platform Magisto, reportedly for $200M

Magisto is a startup founded in Israel that currently has more than 100 million users. It’s focused on providing tools to create and edit short-form

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