Mention Mobile says it specializes in apps that are ‘infused with Facebook content’, and the capital injection is meant to fund the development of new single-title apps.
The company’s mobile applications are interesting in that they leverage public information from Facebook to customize games and create personalized content based off a user’s friends, preferences, interests and whatnot.
Mention Mobile’s apps are currently available only for iOS, but the company says upcoming apps will also be available for Android.
Founded in 2010, Mention Mobile is based in Los Angeles.
Mention Mobile is a young innovative development company that specializes in incorporating real friends into casual social games on facebook & mobile devices. The company started with an e-mail and developed into what would be an important partnership between Ryan Ozonian, current CEO and co-founder of Mention Mobile, and Mark Cuban, businessman, investor and owner of the Dallas Mavericks. Today, the start-up has released a number of games including Word Derby, a Chillingo-published multi-player word race that has topped numerous categorical...
Mark Cuban is a tech entrepreneur who owns the Dallas Mavericks. He is the founder of Broadcast.com (acquired by Yahoo! in 1999 for $5.04 billion), HDNet, and several other companies. He has also been an angel investor for several startups including SlideShare, Goowy, RedSwoosh, Box.net, Weblogs, Inc., and Mahalo.