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Fiskkit

Fiskkit is the site where everyone will come to discuss online content, because it systemically favors facts, logic and civility, and can filter out trolling.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Internet / Web Services
  • Location San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 2013
  • Employees 8
  • Website fiskkit.com

Company Summary

Fiskkit is a website that crowdsources commentary on online news and analyzes it to provide real-time, statistically valid, line-by-line fact-checking. It expands into a commenting/discussion system that is source agnostic and can defeat trolling and produce a good-faith online discussion of the issues. This platform tracks users' opinions about the content they experience, creating a rich advertising profile with detailed preferences.

Team

  • BA, Economics, Easy Asian Studies, Stanford University
    MBA, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

    Founded 3 companies, including, most recently, a private equity firm specializing in acquiring small businesses in CA.

    10 years in the U.S. Army Reserver- 2 enlisted, 8 officer. 2 tours in Iraq with 445th Civil Affairs BN. Retired at the rank of Captain, in Military Intelligence. Security Clearance: TOP SECRET / SCI.

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    Chief Technical Officer

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    David Deconde
    Quantitative Methods

    BA, Biology, Stanford University
    PhD., Mathematics, UC Santa Cruz

Advisors

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    Philip Inghelbrecht
    Advisor
    Unconfirmed

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