Entries in 'capitalist' (4)

Venture capitalist takes control of Jagex

Venture capitalist takes control of Jagex

A New York venture capital firm has purchased further shares in Jagex to increase its stake to 55 per cent, effectively transferring control of the Runescape developer from the UK ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2012 at 4:01PM in News
VC games investment plummets

VC games investment plummets

The amount of money invested in the video games sector by venture capitalists in North America was down 29 per cent in 2010 according to a new data from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2010 at 5:10PM in News
EA preparing venture capitalist investment

EA preparing venture capitalist investment

Publisher EA is on the verge of acquiring Canadian venture capitalist firm VanEdge Capital – a company formed by six former EA employees.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2010 at 10:12AM in News
Chavez slams ‘poison’ PlayStation games

Chavez slams ‘poison’ PlayStation games

In perhaps the most directed and precise attack on video games to date, Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez has not only slated violent games but also accused them of being a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2010 at 3:51PM in News