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October 05, 2015 4:12 PM ET

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Company Overview of Quirky, Inc.

Company Overview

Quirky, Inc. operates an invention-centric social network. It also makes and sells general household products. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in New York, New York. Quirky, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Kluster, Inc. On September 22, 2015, Quirky, Inc., along with its affiliates, filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

606 West 28th Street

Floor 7

New York, NY 10001

United States

Founded in 2009





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Quirky, Inc. Key Developments

Quirky Looking To Sell Its Substantially All Assets

Quirky, Inc. in its blog said that it has filed a voluntarily petition under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code to facilitate a sale of substantially all of its assets. Quirky is also working with potentially interested parties to establish a stalking horse bidder for certain of its assets, including assets related to the Quirky online community and the Quirky name. Quirky will look to conduct an auction, if bids are received, and will be seeking court approval to have the sale close within approximately 60 days. Hilco Streambank has been hired as investment banker with respect to the Quirky assets.

Quirky Incorporated Announces Steps Down of Ben Kaufman as CEO

Ben Kaufman, the 28-year-old CEO and founder of Quirky and Wink, has stepped down as chief executive officer. Chief financial officer Ed Kremer will take over as chief executive.

Quirky Announces More Than 100 Layoffs in New York

Quirky is laying off more than 100 employees in New York and at least two in its Schenectady office. The layoffs are planned to happen between July 31, 2015 and August 14, 2015. The vast majority of the layoffs will take place at Quirky's Manhattan office, where 109 people are expected to lose their jobs. The notice said two employees will be laid off at the Schenectady office on State Street.

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