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  • Tencent Backs Mobile Gaming Company Pocket Gems

    Tencent Backs Mobile Gaming Company Pocket Gems

    Pocket Gems announced today that it has taken an investment from Chinese Internet company Tencent. The funding will allow the mobile gaming company to expand globally, including into China. The companies did not disclose the size of the deal, but The Wall Street Journal reported that Tencent invested $60 million for 20 percent stake in Pocket Gems. Read More

  • Pocket Gems Launches Episode, A Platform For Interactive Mobile Stories

    Pocket Gems Launches Episode, A Platform For Interactive Mobile Stories

    Mobile gaming company Pocket Gems is taking a new approach to telling stories on smartphones with the launch of a new platform called Episode. CEO Ben Liu hinted at this last month when he talked about the company’s growth, saying that this year would see a big launch focusing on what it means to “experience a story on mobile.” Apparently, Episode is what co-founder Daniel… Read More

  • Mobile Gaming Company Pocket Gems Says It Reached $82M In Revenue Last Year

    Mobile Gaming Company Pocket Gems Says It Reached $82M In Revenue Last Year

    Sequoia Capital-backed mobile gaming company Pocket Gems is releasing revenue numbers for the first time, saying that it saw $82 million in revenue last year. That’s a best for the company, which was founded in 2009, and reflects 32 percent year-over-year growth. Pocket Gems also says that it remains profitable and now has 175 employees. Read More