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eQuiz: Fun and Free Trivia App

Idea submitted in the My LA2050 Grants Challenge by SilverMotion, Inc.

eQuiz is a fun and free trivia app that brings the world together through knowledge. eQuiz looks to grow and employ people in the LA community.

Please describe your project proposal.

eQuiz is looking to expand its operation in the Los Angeles area, including expanding its office space and hiring Los Angeles residents. The hires will be focused on marketing, content creation and creative efforts in eQuiz’s expansion.

eQuiz is available on iOS and can be downloaded here:

More information can be found in our eQuiz pitchdeck:

Which of the create metrics will your proposal impact?​

  • Arts establishments
  • Employment in the creative industries
  • Jobs per capita
  • Measures of cultural and global economic influence (“soft power”)
  • Minority- and women-owned firms
  • High growth startups
  • Venture capital investment

In what areas of Los Angeles will you be directly working?

  • San Fernando Valley

Describe in greater detail how your proposal will make LA the best place to create?

By becoming a recipient of an LA2050 grant, eQuiz will be able to expand its operation from its remote operation in Burbank to an office space in the Los Angeles area. eQuiz is also looking to hire employees in the Los Angeles area in key positions, including marketing, content creation and creative positions. By having a greater presence for our start-up in the Los Angeles area, we will garner the attention and support of the community, which will translate into greater visibility for investors, developers and other start-ups in the Los Angeles area. We want our presence to highlight the importance of L.A. as a start-up friendly incubator that rivals that of Paolo Alto.

Please explain how you will define and measure success for your project.​

Our success will be measured by the growth of acquisition of new users, ability to scale the app development process, including but not limited to the expansion of the team. The ability to continue a steady path of growth that will allow the hire of 5 - 20 Los Angeles community members in various roles within the first two years.

How can the LA2050 community and other stakeholders help your proposal succeed?

  • Money
  • Advisors/board members
  • Staff
  • Publicity/awareness
  • Infrastructure (building/space/vehicles etc.)
  • Technical infrastructure (computers etc.)
  • Community outreach
  • Network/relationship support
  • Quality improvement research