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Despite pandemic, gaming is well-positioned to withstand recession

Efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 have led to a global economic downturn, but the gaming industry is booming. With hundreds of millions of people sequestered in their homes, game usage has spiked

Gaming company Scopely adds $200 million more to its M&A stockpile

Scopely, the mobile gaming publisher behind titles including Marvel Strike Force, Scrabble Go, Yahtzee with Buddies and Star Trek Fleet Command, has added another $200 million to its hoard of cash for

NewView Capital’s Ravi Viswanathan on how mature companies can survive this market

Ravi Viswanathan has been an investor long enough to see some serious ups and downs. Viswanathan most recently founded NewView Capital a couple of years ago — a firm that launched with $1.35 billion

Scopely lands a triple-word score with launch of new Scrabble game

Los Angeles-based mobile gaming company Scopely​ unveiled its newest game, Scrabble GO, now available for pre-order on Android and coming to iOS later this year. Working with Hasbro in North America

LA tech industry mourns Kobe Bryant

The Los Angeles startup community is joining the rest of the world in mourning the death of NBA superstar, entrepreneur and investor Kobe Bryant who was killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Cali

Disney sells mobile game studio FoxNext Games to Scopely

Disney announced today it has sold the game studio FoxNext Games Los Angeles, the makers of “MARVEL Strike Force” and other titles, as well as Cold Iron Studios in San Jose, to the interac

LA-based gaming studio Scopely raises $200M at a $1.7B valuation

The Los Angeles-based mobile game development studio Scopely has become America’s newest unicorn thanks to a $200 million financing, which values the company at a whopping $1.7 billion. Scopely

Pelion Venture Partners adds Jeff Kearl as a managing director, opens Southern California presence

Salt Lake City-based Pelion Venture Partners is opening an outpost in Southern California and has added Jeff Kearl as a managing director to head up operations in the region. Kearl was the chief execu

LA-based gaming company, Scopely, expands in Spain and Ireland

The Los Angeles-based gaming company Scopely is expanding its geographical footprint in Spain and Ireland. The company is building out its Barcelona offices, tripling its office space and planning to

Mobile gaming company Scopely raises $60M

Scopely just announced that it has raised $60 million in Series C funding. The round was led by Revolution Growth, a firm led by former AOL executives Steve Case and Ted Leonsis (AOL owns TechCrunch),

Stealthy gaming company Wonder is ready to tease its new mystery hardware

Wonder, the incredibly stealthy new gaming company, has quietly created a signup page for information and perks related to its plans for global domination of the gaming market from its Los Angeles hea

Mobile gaming company Scopely raises $55M

Scopely is announcing that it has raised a $55 million Series B round of funding. The Los Angeles-based company offers tools for promoting and monetizing mobile games — some of those games are devel

Scopely Raises $35M For Its Mobile Gaming Platform

<a target="_blank" href="http://scopely.com">Scopely</a>, a Los Angeles startup that's built a platform for distributing and monetizing mobile games, is announcing that it has raised $35 million in Se

Scopely Hires Former Zynga GM Reed Shaffner To Lead Its Product Team

Mobile gaming startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.scopely.com/">Scopely</a> has signed on former Zynga general manager Reed Shaffner to lead its product team. Shaffner will oversee games from

Scopely Boosts New Zealand Studio Rocket Jump’s Mini Golf Matchup To Over 10M Downloads In A Month

Game developer <a target="_blank" href="http://www.rocketjumpgames.com/">Rocket Jump</a> had already proved its mettle with the hit Major Mayhem. But the company's location in Wellington, New Zealand

Sujay Tyle Of Scopely [TCTV]

<a target="_blank" href="http://Scopely.com">Scopely</a> will be a mobile social gaming company creating a platform for games developers to market their works. We spoke to the 18-year-old Sujay Tyle

Google AdSense Founder Raises Cash From Lerer Ventures And Others For Stealth Startup Scopely

Google AdSense co-founder <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/person/eytan-elbaz">Eytan Elbaz</a> is announcing a round of funding from a group of all-star investors for his stealthy startup <a href="h