mark pincus

Financial comparison site CompareEuropeGroup scores $21M from Thiel, ACE and more

As consumers have shifted to the web to order and pay for services like broadband and insurance, price comparison sites have become one of the main ways that they search for the best deals to cover

Where Do The Best Founders Come From?

You tell us! Who would you work for around the clock to help build his or her vision? We are searching far and wide for the best founder of 2015, and we want to know who you think should get the co

Zynga Beats Expectations In Q2 With $200M In Revenue, Fails To Stem User Exodus

Zynga today beat analyst expectations for revenue and earnings, but its user numbers continued to decline, sending the stock down about 1 percent in extended trading. Zynga's daily active user numb

Mark Pincus Is Back — And His Vintage Management Style Might Be, Too

About two years ago, Mark Pincus brought on former Xbox executive Don Mattrick to run the company, and he took a step back. This was actually a tremendous surprise to the industry. Pincus has a rep

Zynga Drops 8% After Hours On News That Former CEO Mark Pincus Will Return To Lead The Firm

He's back. Today, following the cessation of trading, Zynga announced that its former CEO Mark Pincus will return to the role. Now-prior CEO Don Mattrick is out of two chairs: The one atop the company

Can Pincus Still Make Zynga An “Internet Treasure”?

"An Internet Treasure is something that consumers can't remember what life was like before they had it," Mark Pincus told Y Combinator's Startup School in 2009. Then, Zynga had hit titles and cash flo

Hail A Fellow Human, Not A Taxi With “SideCar” – The New P2P Uber

You need a ride, someone else has a car and could use the cash, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.side.cr/">SideCar is the app</a> that will bring you together. New instant peer-to-peer rideshare-fi

John Doerr and Mary Meeker Speak about their New Partnership

<img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-249053" title="mary_meeker.03" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/mary_meeker-03.jpeg" alt="" width="220" height="278" /></a>Venture capital

Mark Pincus On Zynga Stats, "Dog Activated", And Frontierville Same-Sex Marriages

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-244496" title="p" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/p2.jpg" alt="" />Today at the <a href="http://www.web2summit.com/">Web 2.0 Summit</a> i

Pincus: In Five Years, Connections Will Be To Each Other, Not The Web; We'll Be Dial Tones

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-234754" title="z" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/z.jpg" alt="" /><a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/10/21/sfund/">Today</a> at Fa

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus: "Frontierville Is The Most Successful Launch We've Ever Had"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/pincus-wired.jpg"> With a massive membership of more than 230 million gamers, one of the biggest challenges that social game company <a href=

Sweet Seeds: Zynga Has Raised Over $1 Million For School Children In Haiti

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/farmville_freak_sweet_seeds_for_haiti-156x200.jpg" width="156" height="200" />Today, backstage at the <a href="http://crunchies2009.beta.techc