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  • Mobile gaming company Scopely raises $60M

    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), which targets startups outside Silicon Valley and New York. (Scopely is headquartered in Los Angeles.) Revolution’s Donn Davis is joining Scopely’s board of directors, while… Read More

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

    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 headquarters. The company is calling its new campaign the “Alpha Program”, and folks that are interested can get updates on Wonder’s product, provide feedback, and get perks and… Read More

  • Mobile gaming company Scopely raises $55M

    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 developed in-house, others are created by outside studios. “The vision is creating the most premium experiences on people’s phones across a network of developers,” co-founder and… Read More

  • Scopely Raises $35M For Its Mobile Gaming Platform

    Scopely Raises $35M For Its Mobile Gaming Platform

    Scopely, a Los Angeles startup that’s built a platform for distributing and monetizing mobile games, is announcing that it has raised $35 million in Series A funding. Co-founder and CEO Walter Driver alternately described his goal as creating “the HBO of mobile games” and “the HBO of touchscreen entertainment.” The company develops its own games and also… Read More

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

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

    Mobile gaming startup Scopely has signed on former Zynga general manager Reed Shaffner to lead its product team. Shaffner will oversee games from Scopely’s developer partners as well as its infrastructure. Read More

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

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

    Game developer Rocket Jump had already proved its mettle with the hit Major Mayhem. But the company’s location in Wellington, New Zealand meant its team often felt isolated from the resources they needed to build an even bigger hit. Enter Scopely, the Los Angeles-based mobile gaming platform founded by social gaming entrepreneur Walter Driver and AdSense co-creator Eytan Elbaz. The… Read More

  • Sujay Tyle of Scopely

    Sujay Tyle Of Scopely [TCTV]

    Scopely 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 during the F.ounders conference at the Nasdaq in New York about his move to create a company while so young and his interactions with education sceptic Peter Thiel. Read More

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

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

    Google AdSense co-founder Eytan Elbaz is announcing a round of funding from a group of all-star investors for his stealthy startup Scopely. Investors in the round (the amount of which was not disclosed) include Lerer Ventures, Greycroft Partners, Howard Lindzon, Terri Semel’s Windsor Media, David Cohen, Dave Tisch, Gil Elbaz, and Evan Rifkin. For background, Elbaz co-founded Applied… Read More