Gamer chat tool Discord secretly raised ~$50M as insiders cashed out

It’s been a rocky road to glory for Discord, a startup whose iPad battle arena game, “Fates Forever,” earned it a top spot at our 2013 TechCrunch Disrupt show, but wound up flopping with

Twitch to relaunch Curse, acquired last year, as the more social Twitch Desktop App

Hot on the heels of rolling out its own version of Twitter, called Pulse, video game streaming site Twitch today announced its new desktop application, Twitch Desktop App. Twitch says the app will inc

Twitch is acquiring popular video game community and software maker Curse

Live streaming video platform Twitch (a subsidiary of Amazon) is doubling down on video games with the acquisition of a significant player in the world of video game communities: Curse. The terms of

Curse, An Under-The-Radar Community For Hard-Core Gamers, Raises $16M

Not to glorify another high school dropout, but Hubert Thieblot had one of those unusual, circuitous paths toward building a profitable gaming startup. An avid World of Warcraft player, he started a w

Curse Raises $6 Million As It Looks To Become The Ultimate Gaming Resource

<a href=""><img src="" width="215" height="73" /></a>Most people would probably view a hardcore, 16 hour-a-day