Gaming company Kabam lays off 7% of its workforce to better align with goals

Kabam, the gaming company that has developed mobile games in partnership with entertainment brands including Disney, Marvel and Universal, has laid off about 7% — around 35 people — of its workfor

A new venture studio, SuperLayer, aims to become a preeminent Web3 launch pad

There’s a new venture studio in the world that looks rather different from earlier venture studios from a structural standpoint. Unlike renowned outfits like Atomic or Science or Expa that create co

What we can learn from China’s mobile gaming economy

Last year was a big one for China’s mobile scene as app publishers found new audiences and explored new advertising channels, many of which are here to stay.

Collective, a back-office platform for the self-employed, raises $20M from Ashton Kutcher’s VC

With so much focus on the “creator economy”, and countries hit by the effects of the pandemic, the self-employed market is “booming”, for good or for ill. So it’s not too muc

Professional network for women Elpha raises seed funding

Elpha raises $1.1M to create a digital community for women in tech.

Y Combinator is going after Chinese startups with its first official event in China

High-profile U.S. startup accelerator Y Combinator is making a push to bring more China-based startups into its program after it announced its first official event in the country. YC has made a push t

Gaming company Kabam’s roller coaster ride to an $800 million exit

We talked with Kevin Chou, co-founder and CEO of the gaming company Kabam, about his own both stressful and euphoric experience in running a gaming startup for roughly a decade before selling most of

The 20 Best Unicorn Companies For Paying Software Engineers Top Dollar

We pulled together all 153 unicorns currently listed on the Crunchbase Unicorn Leaderboard and then matched them up with data provided by Glassdoor to give you the top 20 highest paying startup unicor

Alibaba Invests $120M In Kabam At A Valuation Above $1B

Chinese conglomerate Alibaba is making another big investment in an American startup. The Wall Street Journal reports that the company is investing $120 million in mobile game developer Kabam, best kn

Free-To-Play Games Company Kabam Buys Phoenix Age As It Pushes For $650M In 2014 Sales

<a target="_blank" href="http://kabam.com">Kabam</a>, the free-to-play gaming company that has raised some <a target="_blank" href="http://crunchbase.com/company/kabam">$125 million</a> in venture fun

Game Maker Kabam Doubles Its Annual Revenues To $360M

Kabam, the San Francisco-based social and mobile game maker that bought itself naming rights to UC Berkeley’s stadium, said it doubled its annual revenues to $360 million this year. That gives a

Kabam Takes Strategic Investment From Warner Bros., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Kabam, which is behind iOS hits like Kingdoms of Camelot and The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-Earth, just took a strategic investment from Warner Bros. Entertainment and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.

Social Gaming Company Kabam Raises $30 Million, Plans Acquisitions

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/kabam.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.kabam.com/">Kabam</a>, a Californian developer of massively multiplayer social games formerly

Kabam Acquires WonderHill, Wants To Become The Blizzard Of Social Games

<img class="shot2" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/dragonsofatlantis-1.png" alt="" />Back in May 2009, I wrote about a small social game developer called <a href="http://www.wonde