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Jimmy Wales the founder of Wikipedia founded Wikia. Wikia is independent of Wikipedia and uses a for-profit model with ad revenues. Its main competitors include Wetpaint, pbwiki, and Socialtext.

Wikia company profile... retrieved 30 March, 2009 from http://www.crunchbase.com/company/wikia

Meant to add my name to this one as well! Another belated apology on behalf of myself!

Gareth.


Michelle Trzynka

Angela Beesley is the co-founder of Wikia with Jimmy Wales in 2004.  She is currently the vice president of Community which is the staff that helps with issues on Wikia.  She works from Sydney, Australia.  She has had quite a bit of experience with Wiki companies.  She volunteered with Wikipedia for more than 5 years, and she was on the board for Wikimedia Foundation for 2 years. 

Her contact: wiki@nge.la

Skype: Beesley

 Phone: (Australia) +61 (0)390187308

 Beesley, A. (2009, March 8). User page. Retrieved March 30, 2009, from Wikia: www.wikia.com/wiki/use:Angela#Contact


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  1. Jimmy Wales the founder of Wikipedia founded Wikia. Wikia is independent of Wikipedia and uses a for-profit model with ad revenues. Its main competitors include Wetpaint, pbwiki, and Socialtext.

    Wikia company profile... retrieved 30 March, 2009 from http://www.crunchbase.com/company/wikia

    Just so we have a copy of what I originally posted and no changes could be made.