Though the Federal Reserve stated on Sunday that Silicon Valley Bank’s depositors, both uninsured and insured, will be made whole, several more tech firms disclosed their exposure to SVB over th
There’s been a lot of hype about “web3”, but the reality is that it’s still a largely nascent and fragmented concept, and that has led to web3 startups building platforms to en
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Natasha took over Equity Monday this week alongside Grace, as
Unity announced this morning that it is committed to its merger with ironSource and will reject AppLovin’s $20 billion proposal. Last month, the news broke that Unity — a widely used game
A year after going public, app growth and monetization agency AppLovin submitted an unsolicited proposal today to buy the game engine Unity in a deal worth $20 billion. But there’s a catch: Unit
After the popular online game Wordle went viral, an unrelated older mobile game that shared the same name benefitted, gaining an explosion of downloads as iPhone users mistook it for the web game maki
Istanbul has become a city to watch when it comes to casual gaming startups, boosted by the likes of Peak (acquired by Zynga for $1.8 billion) and Dream (valued at $1 billion in a funding round last y
Twitter announced today it has completed the sale of its mobile ad platform, MoPub, to the mobile game maker and marketing software provider AppLovin for $1.05 billion in cash. The deal was first anno
Twitter announced Wednesday that it would offload MoPub, the mobile ad platform it bought back in 2013, selling the company to mobile game and marketing software maker AppLovin. Twitter paid around $3
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Could a bet on AppLovin then be viewed as a wager not on its business income growth, but on the strength of consumer app demand?
By the end of 2019, the global gaming market is estimated to be worth $152 billion, with 45% of that, $68.5 billion, coming directly from mobile games.
Mobile marketing company AppLovin is announcing that it has acquired SafeDK. While AppLovin started out as a mobile ad business, it now bills itself as “a comprehensive mobile gaming platform,&#
Selling much more than breadsticks and calamari, app marketing platform AppLovin has launched a new application publishing studio to allow developers (of primarily mobile games) to concentrate on buil
The story of AppLovin‘s acquisition has taken another turn. We first reported that the mobile ad startup was in acquisition talks in August of last year, and the announcement came a month later:
Mobile ad startup AppLovin announced today it has agreed to sell a majority stake of the company to Chinese private equity firm Orient Hontai Capital for $1.4 billion. We first reported that AppLovin
Mobile ad startup AppLovin is in talks with a Chinese buyer for an acquisition of around $1.5 billion, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the company. We have not confirmed the identity o
<a target="_blank" href="https://www.applovin.com">AppLovin</a> is setting up its European expansion by acquiring German-based mobile ad network <a target="_blank" href="http://www.moboqo.com">Moboqo<
Mobile marketing company <a target="_blank" href="http://www.applovin.com">AppLovin</a> only <a target="_blank" href="http://venturebeat.com/2014/06/04/mobile-marketer-applovin-emerges-from-stealth-wi