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DoubleDutch Announces $19 Million in Series D Financing

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Aug. 21, 2014 - Mobile event app leader DoubleDutch today announced the close of $19 million in Series D funding led by Mithril Capital Management. Previous investors Bessemer Venture Partners, Index Ventures and Bullpen Capital also participated, along with Singapore-based Enspire Capital. Ajay Royan, co-founder and managing general partner of Mithril, joins the DoubleDutch board. Continue reading

Nyko Announces White Modular Charge Station for PlayStation® 4

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GameStop-exclusive product on display at upcoming GameStop EXPO

LOS ANGELES – August 20, 2014 – Leading gaming accessories manufacturer Nyko Technologies® today announced a GameStop-exclusive, white edition of its patent pending Modular Charge Station for PlayStation® 4 (PS4), the completely wireless drop-and-go controller charging dock that attaches to the top of the console. Fans hoping to get a demo of the white Modular Charge Station for PS4 can visit Nyko’s booth #1179 at this year’s GameStop EXPO on September 10, 2014 in Anaheim, Calif. The Modular Charge Station is the newest addition to Nyko’s patent-pending Modular line of products announced at E3 2014. Continue reading

Controller Charging Meets Console Customization with Nyko’s Modular Charge Station for Xbox® One and PlayStation® 4

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Console-mountable controller charging docks coming soon to retailers

LOS ANGELES – August 5, 2014 – Leading gaming accessories manufacturer Nyko Technologies® today announced the Modular Charge Station for Xbox® One and PlayStation® 4, completely wireless docks for charging controllers, is coming to video game retail stores this fall. The newest addition to Nyko’s Modular line of products announced at E3 2014, the Modular Charge Station, with a separate version each for both Xbox One and PS4, mounts atop the console for a drop-and-go controller charging dock. It is wirelessly powered via the system’s USB port. Continue reading

New Research from DoubleDutch Shows that Event App Adoption Has Reached the Tipping Point

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More Organizers Than Ever are Using Apps for their Events, and the Majority of Non-app Users Plan to Adopt One for Future Events

SAN FRANCISCO — Aug. 4, 2014 – Mobile event technology leader DoubleDutch today announced the early results of its new research on the proliferation and use of mobile technology in the meeting and event industry. Conducted in partnership with Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the research found that 63 percent of meeting and event planners are already using mobile applications for their events, and 60 percent of the remainder plan to use an app in the near future. These statistics suggest that mobile event applications have reached a critical mass in terms of use and popularity, and are now considered a necessary part of a successful event. Continue reading

DoubleDutch Announces Technology Partnership With Eventbrite

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New Integration Helps Event Organizers Seamlessly Gather Attendee Information for Increased Engagement and More Accurate Event Data

SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK – July 31, 2014 – DoubleDutch, the leading developer of mobile event technology, today announced a partnership with Eventbrite, the global self-service ticketing and event discovery platform, to integrate the company’s online ticketing technology within its comprehensive event management system. The integration allows event organizers to sync attendee lists from their Eventbrite to their DoubleDutch accounts for an easy onboarding experience.

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WIRED Magazine and Federated Media Founder John Battelle Joins Chute’s Board of Directors

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Chute Introduces the Visual Content Engine for Brands

SAN FRANCISCO – July 30, 2014 – Chute, a visual marketing automation company, today announced the addition of John Battelle, founder of WIRED Magazine, Federated Media and, most recently, sovrn and NewCo, to its board of directors. In addition, the company launched its Visual Content Engine for brands, which provides marketers with automated tools to acquire permission to use fan photos and videos, publish this visual media across all of their marketing channels and obtain real-time analytics on performance. Chute also opened its New York office led by David Bear, former global agency director for Microsoft.

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Chartboost Partners with Chukong Technologies to Expand Their Global Footprint and Level Up the Mobile Game Market

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Industry-leading Revenue Platform Looks to Support Rapidly Growing Asian App Market

SAN FRANCISCO and BEIJING – July 30, 2014 – Chartboost, the largest revenue platform for mobile games, and international mobile games company Chukong Technologies today announced a strategic partnership to bring Chartboost’s powerful monetization and advertising technology to the Chinese mobile market. As one of China’s largest mobile entertainment companies, Chukong will provide the local expertise necessary to share Chartboost’s technology with the local developer community. The partnership will empower developers to find new players and monetize their games through higher retention, increased advertising revenue and greater transparency and control of their campaigns. Continue reading

DoubleDutch Partners with Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) to Power Annual Leadership Meeting

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Mobile Technology to Help Spur Discussion Among Advocates for Women in Business and Identify Key Policy Topics for Elected Officials

SAN FRANCISCO and WASHINGTON, DC – July 23, 2014 – DoubleDutch, the leading developer of mobile event technology systems, today announced it is powering the Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP) Annual Leadership Meeting, occurring July 23-24 in Washington, D.C. The DoubleDutch app will help attendees engage in conversation around policy issues and empower them to share those conversations with their congressional representatives. Continue reading