Industry Veterans to Meld Cultural and Political Content with Social Gameplay
DURHAM, N.C. – February 22, 2012 – Promising to blaze new trails in social gaming, fiveonenine Games today officially opened its Durham office for business. A joint venture between top media companies E.W. Scripps and Capitol Broadcasting, fiveonenine will create high-quality, engaging social and casual games that entertain while connecting players with culturally and politically relevant content.
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RockYou’s Third-Party Publishing Group Launches First Partner Game
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – January 30, 2012 – Social Entertainment company RockYou® today announced their publishing partnership with casual casino social games developer, Ryzing LLC. RockYou’s third-party publishing unit, Studio Partners, will publish Bingo by Ryzing providing analytics and product management support, advertising and monetization solutions. RockYou formed Studio Partners to enable talented developers to realize their creative vision and change the scale of success by leveraging the publishing platform.
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Round of Funding will Support “Goal Card,” Company’s First Public Product Launch
SEATTLE – September 20, 2011 – Bobber Interactive today announced the closing of a Series A funding round, led by PEAK6 Investments, L.P. (“PEAK6”), an award-winning financial services firm with innovative businesses in capital management, online retail brokerage, and consumer Internet. Additional participants in the round are Dove Capital Partners, a financial services venture fund focused on payments and alternative channels. PEAK6 and Dove Capital Partners join a host of notable angel investors and provide extensive industry expertise and strategic value to support Bobber’s development and growth. The round, worth $1.4 million, will be used to support the company’s first product launch as well as facilitate corporate growth and expansion for the Seattle-based startup.
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