Bigpoint, the German online gaming outfit, is pointing to some big numbers today, claiming its 200 millionth registered user. This, says the company, puts it on par with Twitter, which is a bit like comparing apples with oranges but whatever.
That said, 200 million users is no mean feat and to put it into context, Bigpoint says that 18 months ago it could only boast 100 million users and is… → Read More
Bigpoint, the German online gaming outfit, has signed a partnership with Russia’s Mail.Ru Group, which will see the two companies offer select gaming titles on each of their respective portals. The idea is to help Bigpoint expose its wares to the Russian speaking markets, while Mail.Ru gets broader European distribution.
Targeting Russian speaking gamers, Mail.Ru will house Bigpoint games… → Read More
Bigpoint, the German online gaming outfit, has taken a $350m majority share investment from Summit Partners and TA Associates in what’s described as a recapitalization of the company. Representatives from both firms will join Bigpoint’s Board of Directors.
The new capital is said to position the company for “continued strong global growth” and will support Bigpoint’s international expansion… → Read More
Why have one CEO when you can have two, right? That’s the thinking behind Bigpoint, the Hamburg-based online gaming company, which today announced that it has appointed Arthur Bastings as co-CEO. He’ll share the title with Bigpoint’s founder and CEO Heiko Hubertz.
Bastings will join the executive team in Hamburg, while Hubertz will focus on international expansion in the U.S., which probably… → Read More