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  • Mobile Game Maker TinyCo Raises $20M From Pinnacle Ventures, Andreessen

    Mobile Game Maker TinyCo Raises $20M From Pinnacle Ventures, Andreessen

    TinyCo, an early iOS and Android game developer out of Silicon Valley, picked up an additional $20 million in financing from Pinnacle Ventures with existing investor Andreessen Horowitz participating. Part of this investment was a debt — not an equity — investment. The company’s not clarifying exactly how this deal was structured. TinyCo had an early lead about two years ago… Read More

  • Andreessen-Backed Game Developer TinyCo Lays Off 27 Employees

    Andreessen-Backed Game Developer TinyCo Lays Off 27 Employees

    TinyCo, an early mobile game developer that picked up funding from Andreessen Horowitz, is laying off 27 employees as it moves toward a new strategy. The company says it will outline its new moves in the coming few weeks. “We’ve moved 10 steps forward on executing a specific strategy around how we build games and what games we build. To execute against this strategy, we decided… Read More

  • TinyCo Launches Revenue Sharing Program For Mobile Game Developers

    TinyCo Launches Revenue Sharing Program For Mobile Game Developers

    How bad is the fight to get more users in mobile apps? Tough enough that TinyCo, an Andreessen Horowitz-backed mobile gaming company, is doing a revenue share with developers that successfully drive them traffic. The company, which has raised $18 million, says it will give developers a 50 percent split or more if they send them customers that ultimately end up spending inside of their games. Read More

  • Amazon Appstore’s Revenue Per User Beats Out iOS, Google Play, Says Game Developer TinyCo

    Amazon Appstore’s Revenue Per User Beats Out iOS, Google Play, Says Game Developer TinyCo

    TinyCo, a mobile gaming startup backed by Andreessen Horowitz, is yet another major game developer that has come forward to show that revenue per user on Amazon’s appstore is tracking much higher than it is on Google Play. The company, which has top #25 grossing games on both iOS and Android, looked at its title Tiny Village, a prehistoric-themed simulation game that’s available on… Read More

  • TinyCo Launches $5 Million Fund To Invest In Casual Mobile Game Developers

    Andreessen Horowitz-backed mobile gaming company TinyCo is launching a new $5 million investment fund, called the TinyFund, to help support mobile game developers. TinyCo, which just raised $18 million in new funding, has created a number of popular, casual iOS games including hits Tiny Chef, Tiny Zoo and Tap Resort, which have all appeared on the Top 10 free games charts in the App Store. Read More

  • TinyCo Raises $18 Million From Andreessen Horowitz For Mobile Gaming


    My, how things change. A few years ago, anyone proposing that Facebook games would turn into a wildly profitable multi-billion dollar industry would probably be met with some pretty strange looks. Yet now market-leader Zynga has a higher valuation than Electronic Arts. Some might say the gold rush has passed, and that the entrenched players are going to be impossible to beat, but now a new… Read More