• Zynga Buys Boston's Conduit Labs

    It’s a deal a month for Zynga, which announced its fourth acquisition in as many months today. They’ve acquired Boston-based Conduit Labs. Conduit Labs has raised $8.5 million in venture capital from Charles River Ventures and Prism VentureWorks. The size of the deal isn’t being disclosed, so we don’t know how well the investors did. Their recent acquisition of… Read More

  • Conduit Labs Strikes Deal With Universal Music Group To Bring Lady Gaga And Rihanna To Social Games

    Universal Music Group (UMG) has struck a deal with Conduit Labs, a startup that creates musical social games, to provide users with access to UMG’s library of licensed music from the record label’s artists such as Lady Gaga, Rihanna and others. The partnership will extend to all 1 million users of Conduit Labs’ games, including Music Pets, Super Dance and Loudcrowd, to access… Read More

  • Conduit Labs Closes $5.5 Million Series A Funding

    Conduit Labs, a yet-to-launch gaming virtual world, just closed a $5.5 million series A round with Charles River Ventures and Prism Venture Works. In addition to the financing, CRV’s Susan Wu and Prism’s Will Kohler have joined the company’s Board of Directors. The details on the site are in flux and scarce. However, the service will be in the emerging space of… Read More