Entries in 'investment' (32)

$180m pumped into Zynga

$180m pumped into Zynga

A Russian investment firm that previously invested $200m in social network leader Facebook has backed Mafia Wars and FarmVille developer Zynga to the power of $180m.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2009 at 3:25PM in News
PopCap secures $22.5 million investment

PopCap secures $22.5 million investment

PopCap Games has secured an investment of $22.5 million. The round of funding is the first in PopCap's ten-year history, and was led by late-stage investment firm Meritech Capital Partners.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Oct 7th 2009 at 11:01AM in News
Skype and Kazaa founders back Zattikka

Skype and Kazaa founders back Zattikka

Casual game outfit Zattikka has won a ringing vote of confidence from two prominent entrepreneurs who helped established some of biggest names on the net.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2009 at 6:08PM in News
Big names invest in OnLive

Big names invest in OnLive

Pioneering streaming games service OnLive has won the affections of a number of high-profile backers as the service gears up for what it is now calling a ‘winter’ launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2009 at 12:09PM in News

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Tiga: Govt ‘narrow-minded’ with creative industry funds

Tiga: Govt ‘narrow-minded’ with creative industry funds

Tiga CEO Richard Wilson has told Develop that Westminster is once again taking “narrow-minded” measures, following reports of new funding initiatives for the creative industries.

by Rob Crossley
on May 11th 2009 at 6:25PM in News
New bank funding scheme may aid developers

New bank funding scheme may aid developers

Numerous development studios in the UK may soon be eligible for a proposed bank funding scheme set up for start-up and high-risk businesses.

by Rob Crossley
on Apr 21st 2009 at 9:35AM in News
Warner Bros invest $500m in UAE push

Warner Bros invest $500m in UAE push

Warner Bros has signed a deal with the Abu Dhabi Media Company and a property developer Aldar to develop various media ventures, including videogames, in the United Arab Emirates region.
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by Andrew Wooden
on Oct 11th 2007 at 11:30AM in News