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GREE Ventures closes $67M fund for deals in Japan, India and Southeast Asia

GREE Ventures, the Singapore-based VC firm connected to Japanese games firm GREE, has closed its newest $67 million fund for early stage investments in Asia. AT-II — the firm’s second f

GREE launches $12M fund for early stage VR content startups

In an effort to foster growth in early-stage virtual reality content companies looking to build momentum, today GREE announced the $12 million GVR Fund. The fund is primarily aimed at VR content comp

Japan’s Gree In SF Lays Off 120, Buys Game Developer Twiitch, Opens Offices In Berlin And Oz

Yet more consolidation afoot in the gaming business. Gree International, the global arm of the Japanese gaming giant that focuses on social and mobile gaming, is downsizing in San Francisco by cutting

HotelQuickly Raises $4.5 Million To Double-Down On Last Minute Hotel Booking In Asia-Pacific

Last-minute hotel booking app <a target="_blank" href="http://www.hotelquickly.com/">HotelQuickly</a> -- whose founding team includes two ex-Rocket Internet executives -- has raised a further $4.5 mil

Japan’s Gaming Giant GREE Retrenches In Europe, Shuts Down All UK Operations

It's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/06/03/zynga-global-layoffs/">not only Zynga</a> feeling the pinch in the gaming world these days. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.gree.com">GREE</a>,

Funzio Was Making $5M In Sales Per Month When It Sold To GREE For $210M

San Francisco-based mobile gaming startup Funzio had just come off making more than $5 million in sales per month when it sold to <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/05/01/gree-acquires-mobile

OMGWHAT? GREE Acquires Mobile-Social Game Developer Funzio For $210M

Japanese gaming giant GREE just acquired mid-core, mobile game developer Funzio for $210 million in an all-cash deal that should boost its ability to build games for Western audiences. Funzio is behin

Watch Out Zynga, Japanese Gaming Company GREE Is Aggressively Hiring In Silicon Valley

It's no secret that Japanese mobile social gaming company GREE is aggressively pursuing the U.S. markets, especially with the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/06/12/why-japans-gree-overpaid-f

Japan’s GREE To Challenge Facebook And Zynga As Global Social Gaming Platform In 2012

Japanese mobile social gaming giant and <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/06/12/why-japans-gree-overpaid-for-mobile-social-gaming-startup-openfeint/">Openfeint owner</a> <a href="http://gree-c

DeNA, GREE: Japan’s Mobile Social Gaming Giants Report Impressive Financial Numbers

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/gree">GREE</a> and <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/mobage/">Mobage</a> are brand names that don't ring a bell with too many people (yet) as far as mar

Biohazard Outbreak Survive: This Is How Resident Evil Looks Like As A Mobile Social Game

<img src="http://www.mobilecrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Picture-1-620x245.png" /> Survival horror video game series <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Resident_Evi">Resident Evil</a> has

Why Japan’s GREE Overpaid For Mobile Social Gaming Startup OpenFeint

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/gree.png" class="shot2"/>Over the past year, there's been an apparent trend taking place of Japanese gaming companies acquiring U.S. so

Japanese Company GREE Buys Mobile Social Gaming Platform OpenFeint For $104 Million In Cash

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/g.jpg" class="shot2">Mobile gaming startup <a href="http://openfeint.com/">OpenFeint,</a> has been acquired by Japanese mobile gaming company

Move Over iFund: DCM, Tencent, GREE, KDDI Launch $100M A-Fund

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-296279" title="android-china-248" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/android-china-248.jpeg" alt="" width="248" height="300" /></a>We've all

Japan's GREE And Mobile Community mig33 Sign Deal To Bring Social Games To Asia

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/logo-gree-mig33.png" /> Big news from Asia's social games industry today: Japanese mobile social gaming juggernaut <a href="http://www.gree.c

Japan's Social Gaming Giant DeNA Under Suspicion Of Breaking Antitrust Law

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/dena.png" /> Bad news from Japan's multi-billion dollar social gaming industry earlier this week: Tokyo-based mobile gaming heavyweight <a hr

Mobile Social Network GREE Lands a Big IPO, In Japan

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/gree_logo.jpg" /> The tech IPO is not <em>completely</em> dead. Last Wednesday, Japan’s third largest social network <a href="http