MindSnacks

  • With 5M Downloads To Date, MindSnacks Brings Its Addictive Educational Games To The iPad

    With 5M Downloads To Date, MindSnacks Brings Its Addictive Educational Games To The iPad

    Back in August, MindSnacks, the DreamIt Ventures accelerator grad and makers of language learning games for the iPhone, raised $6.5 million from Sequoia. The funding was validation of the 2.5-year-old startup’s core mission: To help gamers turn those nagging Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja addictions into opportunities for learning. Read More

  • MindSnacks Nabs $6.5M From Sequoia To Bring Fun Educational Games To Your Mobile Device

    MindSnacks Nabs $6.5M From Sequoia To Bring Fun Educational Games To Your Mobile Device

    MindSnacks, the DreamIt Ventures accelerator grad that has become known for its addictive educational games for iOS (that feature an ever-present slug), announced today that it has raised $6.5 million from Sequoia Capital. Back in 2010, Jesse Pickard, Jeff Evans and Andy Mroczkowski initially founded MindSnacks as a way to help their friends and fellow gamers turn their Angry Birds and… Read More

  • MindSnacks Raises $1.2 Million For Mobile Educational Games

    MindSnacks Raises $1.2 Million For Mobile Educational Games

    Game developer MindSnacks has raised $1.2 million in funding from Felicis Ventures, 500 Startups, Mitch Kapor, Geoff Ralston, David Jesk, Oleg Tscheltzoff, Collaborative Fund, StartupAngel, ENIAC Ventures, Maneesh Arora, DreamIt Ventures, Startl, Theoria Capital and David Kim. MindSnacks, which was incubated in Philadelphia incubator DreamIt Ventures, develops mobile learning games for… Read More

  • Philly-Based Incubator DreamIt Ventures Graduates 14 Startups

    Philly-Based Incubator DreamIt Ventures Graduates 14 Startups

    Editor’s note: This guest post is written by Michael Levinson, the co-founder and managing partner of DreamIt Ventures, a startup incubator. Philadelphia-based DreamIt Ventures, a pre-seed stage venture firm and incubator founded in 2007 by David Bookspan, Steve Welch, and myself is graduating 14 startups today. It’s been a busy third year for DreamIt as prior… Read More