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HQ Words
A new word game from the creators of HQ Trivia

HQ Words is an expansion to the HQ Trivia, a Wheel Of Fortune-style game.

12 Alternatives to HQ Words

Live trivia game show by the founder of Vine

A new game show on iPhone. Every day at 9pm EDT. Weekdays at 3pm EDT

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Ryan Hoover
Ryan Hoover- Founder, Product Hunt
I see hundreds of consumer apps every month and truthfully very few of them feel fresh and new. HQ feels different and one of the best examples of tech elevating traditional TV entertainment. Truthfully, I have a lot of skepticism about its longevity but it's early and I'm sure @rus and team have some surprises. 😊
Paramesh
Paramesh- Inbound marketer and growth hacker
Introduced live tv games within a mobile app where anyone can be a participant.
Mohammed Rafy
Mohammed Rafy- All things Community
They will hit all-time high in 2018.
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Axios
HQ, the live trivia game-show app, tells Axios that it has raised $15 million in new VC funding at a $100 million post-money valuation. Founders Fund led, and was joined by return backer Lightspeed Venture Partners. Why it matters: Because, on Sunday night, HQ had more than 2.1 million people staring at their phone screens for a solid 15 minutes.
The Verge
Perhaps you've noticed your friends or coworkers looking at their phones intently this past week, at about mid-afternoon or late into the evening. Maybe they've been yelling out questions like, "Who won last year's Premier League?" or scrambling to confirm the tallest mountain in the Solar System or gawking at the prospect of knowing which multinational cong… See more
NBC News
Twice a day, like clockwork, diehard trivia fans pull out their phones to play a live game of HQ Trivia with the hope of earning a piece of the jackpot. The free trivia app has become an overnight sensation, thanks in part to its marriage between trivia, live streaming and the allure of earning a cash prize for answering all 12 questions correctly.
Nytimes
It's easy to feel that a strange new future has arrived upon opening the free app for the first time. The game - currently available only on Apple devices, though an Android version is scheduled to arrive around Christmas - features a counter in the corner of the screen that ticks up as people log on to play at 3 p.m.
TechCrunch
"It's a way to give people a chance to have fun, maybe win, maybe learn something new." That's how former Vine co-founder Rus Yusupov describes his new trivia game show app HQ, which feels like Who Wants To Be A Millionaire meets Facebook Live.
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If HQ Trivia and Uber had a baby, it would be JoyRide. Games start when you get in the Uber – answer 10 questions correctly, and your ride is free. Use referral code "uberhenkholveck" for a free life when you sign up.

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Nick Abouzeid
Nick Abouzeid- Partner @ Shrug Capital
Always fun to win a free Uber by crushing some trivia. It's like HQ, but mobile 🚗
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Forbes
Your Uber's backseat has become an advertising marketplace, an entertainment center, and even a rolling convenience store thanks to third-party innovation by startups wanting access to the captive audience that is the ride-hail giant's clientele.
Trendingallday
Have you ever been unbearably bored during an Uber ride? It happens to most of us! There are many reasons why someone may choose to take an Uber but until now, the whole process has been a bit dull.
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16 Alternatives to Joyride Trivia

Showtime is the live trivia game show with real cash prizes. Every day at 10 pm IST sharp.

Download the app and tune in it at 10 pm to compete in a live quiz with thousands of other players as our host takes you through the show filled with Bollywood, cricket and other India-related trivia.

It’s "Who wants to be a millionaire" from the future!

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22 Alternatives to ShowTime

The app that pays you to play

Perksy is a next-gen, DIY consumer insights platform that powers real-time research with Millennials and Gen-Z through an immersive mobile app that rewards them for answering your questions.

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CTVNews
From CTV News Channel: Perksy founder Nadia Masri discusses her app and being selected for the Forbes 30 under 30 list.
Medium
This week, as part of the Inclusive Innovation series that we announced this spring, we're profiling Nadia Masri of : an app and platform that provides brands and agencies with real-time insights about millennials and Gen Z consumers.
CBC Listen
Metro Morning with Matt Galloway: One of the most prestigious year-end lists is Forbes '30 Under 30'. One on that list is Nadia Masri, a young Canadian tech CEO. We speak to her about what it means to be on the list, and what big business trends millennials will be driving in 2019.
CBC
It looks like 28-year-old Nadia Masri won't be asking Santa for anything else this holiday season. This tech CEO from Toronto made Forbes 30 Under 30, a prestigious year-end list recognizing the brightest, young, influential figures in top industries in Canada and the U.S.
Forbes
Watch On Forbes: Nadia Masri Wants To Reward You For Interacting With Brands | 30 Under 30 2019 Running a house-painting franchise at 17 may seem an unlikely career milestone for the founder of a digital consumer-research company.
Forbes
Nadia Masri was born to be an entrepreneur. As the founder of Perksy, a next-gen platform that rewards users for interacting with brands and via mobile-first surveys, Nadia is aiming to rewire the way brands acquire data from their customers.
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9 Alternatives to Perksy

Daily pop culture game show; play in teams & win crypto.

WTF recognizes that we live in an unrecognizable world, but we’re experiencing it together: the highs, the lows, the uncertainty and of course all the WTF moments. WTF has real cash prizes, and it’s the first cryptocurrency-powered game show app in the world. WTF is the second app on the Props Ecosystem.

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11 Alternatives to WTF: Live Game Show

The HQ Trivia of products and shopping 🛍️

Gravy is a shopping game show. Every night at 8:30ET, we host a live show where you can compete for cash prizes, grab deals in a dropping price shopping game, and raise money for causes. Each game offers a new product for sale with a dropping price. You can buy anytime, but wait too long and our hidden quantity will sell out.

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TechCrunch
Following the success of the live mobile game show HQ Trivia, a team of serial entrepreneurs have begun testing the market to see if another game show concept can work, too. Their new game show-inspired app, Gravy, is meant to be a riff on the "Price is Right" combined with a QVC-style shopping experience.
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17 Alternatives to Gravy

Live and interactive reality TV for mobile 📱📺

FameGame makes live and interactive TV shows for mobile. Our first show is a recreation of American Idol that anyone can participate in.

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TechCrunch
The pre-social media phenomenon that was early 2000s American Idol might be a weird place to spend a lot of focus when it comes to thinking about the future. But it's also worth noting how little these types of shows adapted to build themselves into the fabric of live social commentary.
8 Alternatives to FameGame

HQ meets America's Got Talent

Fameshow is a live talent show with cash prizes! Anyone can stream and the audience decides who gets more time. ⏳

Contestants are randomly picked to go live in front of everyone and have an initial 20 seconds to perform. Viewers can 'heart' talented performers, awarding them more time. Contestants are paid by the minute.⏰💸

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9 Alternatives to Fameshow

Like HQ Trivia but for dating 💕

Come join the LIVE bachelorette dating game show: Quiz Date Live! Anyone can participate for free

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The Verge
A new app's creators think they know the key to dating success: a trivia-oriented game show where the questions revolve around a bachelorette. It's a unique idea, for sure, albeit one that I can't imagine having wide appeal.
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5 Alternatives to Quiz Date Live
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