Wild Needle

  • Zynga Picks Up Mobile Gaming Startup Wild Needle In A Talent Deal

    Zynga Picks Up Mobile Gaming Startup Wild Needle In A Talent Deal

    Zynga has done a small acquisition of Wild Needle, a female-focused casual games company that was backed by Playdom co-founder Rick Thompson. Wild Needle was raising funding back in late 2010 to build casual, mobile games for women and closed a round with Thompson and Shasta Ventures.¬†They didn’t release their first title until more than a year later in March (which is a pretty long time… Read More

  • Stealthy Mobile Games Startup Wild Needle Is Raising $3 Million In Series A Funding

    Stealthy Mobile Games Startup Wild Needle Is Raising $3 Million In Series A Funding

    An interesting startup called Wild Needle that will be entering the social mobile gaming space soon, is raising $3 million in funding, $2.5 million of which it has already secured, according to this SEC filing. Self-proclaimed to be in “super sneaky stealth mode”, the company, which was founded earlier this year and is based in Mountain View, boasts that its mission is to… Read More