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August 22, 2012

QuestionPro acquires PollBob for More Extensive Research Opportunities

QuestionPro, a source of Web-based survey solutions, recently completed the acquisition of PollBob, the integrated website and iPhone (News - Alert) application designed to provide real-time, on-the-go community polling data.

With the acquisition, QuestionPro has been able to expand its portfolio of research-oriented properties.

PollBob is a social community where users take, create, discover and share short opinion polls in real time and on-the-go, including polling, mobile research and online/offline surveys. Created in 2010, PollBob allows individuals and businesses to poll their networks and leverage the user-generated content to create a database for market research.

PollBob now has a registered user base to over 350,000 with over three million opinions shared.

"PollBob has built fantastic technology, an innovative platform, and has seamlessly integrated mobile polling with their iPhone app," said Vivek Bhaskaran, QuestionPro CEO. "Zach and Ben have done a great job building this cutting edge product, and we look forward to having Ben join our team. He is a huge asset, and our customers will benefit tremendously from the capabilities this iPhone/web app has to offer, and we couldn't be more excited about the acquisition."

QuestionPro provides online survey software that allows the users to generate the insights they need to better understand their customers. The software includes tools for creation, distribution and analysis of surveys, as well as provides a platform for polling, tablet based mobile research, and data visualization.

The firm has over 2.5 million users across 40 countries.

Founded in Seattle, WA in 2002, QuestionPro has provided reliable and innovative technology to Fortune 100 companies, academic institutions, small businesses and individual DIY researchers for over 10 years.

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Edited by Braden Becker

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