Wisdio, the relatively new Poland-based question and answer website, has managed to gain traction in the form of additional investor support. In all they are now running with another series of funding provided by three PEs, three private investors and some existing shareholders. The recent new share issue has fattened their books by about PLN .5 mln. Investors include PE funds Futuris, Runicom and Black Pearl Capital, while business angels Przemek Pluta (Head of PayPal, CEE region), Nicholas Walkow (CFO of Carrywater Group) and Przemyslaw Gontarz (CEO of Netteam Solutions); joining them are existing shareholders Carrywater Ventures and the CEO and founder of Wisdio, Sebastian Zontek. The company now has in excess of EUR 100,000 to manage the business.
Wisdio is a Poland-based website competing in markets that are primarily held by sites like Quora and Yahoo! Answers; Wisdio is an English website that caters to global users in their quest for knowledge. Utilizing user profiles, their product works on complex algorithms and technologies that help direct user queries to the right source that will be able to give them an accurate answer. Wisdio is currently in the Alpha stage of deployment, and membership is through invite or request only.