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  1. Social Gaming Global Market by Source of Revenue, Trends, Analysis and Forecasts to 2019Read the original story

    Yesterday | Emailwire.com

    ... Other prominent vendors - CrowdStar - Gameloft - Kabam - Peak Games - Playdom - Renren - RockYou - Rovio Entertainment - Social Point - Tencent - TinyCo. Market driver - Growing Internet penetration - For a full, detailed list, view our report ...

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  2. Online Gaming 2017 Global Market Expected To Grow At CAGR 11.72% And Forecast To 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | World News Report

    ... Minh Chau a Mitchell a Namco Bandai Games a NetEase a Nexon a Oberon Media a OGPlanet a Peak Games a Perfect World a Playdom a Punch Entertainment a Redboss Key questions answered in this report a What will the market size be in 2020 and what will ...

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  3. Stealthy gaming company Wonder is ready to tease its new mystery hardwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | TechCrunch

    ... Enterprises; John Pleasants who was the chief operating officer of Electronic Arts and former chief executive of Playdom; and Pieter Knook, who previously was an executive at Vodafone are all backing the company. Oha former NBA commissioner David ...

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  4. Post-App Store developer platform Blackstorm's first showcase instant games launch on FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | TechCrunch

    ... include Sega of America chief Tom Kalinske (thanks for Sonic the Hedgehog!), Zynga co-founder Justin Waldron and Playdom CEO John Pleasants. Getting those developers on board will, of course, be a challenge. The App Store is still the largest ...

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  5. Steve Meretzky joins KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | GamesIndustry.biz

    ... other studios and a variety of genres, including mobile games at Floodgate Entertainment, social games with Playdom/Disney, and social casino games at GSN. In a way, this will be a reunion between Meretzky and his employer. While he never worked for ...

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  6. Post-App Store developer platform Blackstorm launches a games studioRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | TechCrunch

    ... gaming legend and former Sega of America chief (thanks for Sonic the Hedgehog!), Zynga co-founder Justin Waldron and Playdom CEO John Pleasants. Earlier this year, Blackstorm said it raised $33.5 million in venture financing .

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  7. Social Gaming Market Overview, Analysis, Trends, Growth and ForecastsSummary:Read the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | Emailwire.com

    ... Other prominent vendors - CrowdStar - Gameloft - Kabam - Peak Games - Playdom - Renren - RockYou - Rovio Entertainment - Social Point - Tencent - TinyCo. Market driver - Growing Internet penetration - For a full, detailed list, view our report ...

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  8. Signia Venture Partners has $85 million in new funds to investRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | TechCrunch

    ... stage deals or $2-8 million in later stage rounds. The firm was started in 2012 by Rick Thompson, the founder of Playdom Inc., a social games developer acquired by Disney for a reported $763 million in 2010. Other founding members at Signia include ...

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  9. True Ventures Leads $12 Million Investment in BravaRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | GlobeNewswire

    ... in years to come. Supporting his venture was a no-brainer." Pleasants and Yue previously built social gaming pioneer Playdom where Pleasants led as CEO and Yue defined the charge as co-founder and chief procurement officer. Playdom was acquired by ...

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  10. True Ventures just led a $12 million investment in still-stealth BravaRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | TechCrunch

    ... Arts, CEO of Ticketmaster, and most recently as an EVP at Samsung. Pleasants also spent a year as the CEO of Playdom, a social gaming company that was acquired for $563 million by Disney in 2010 (thus Pleasants's role there). It was at Playdom where ...

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  11. Worldwide Social Gaming Market 2015 Trend, Analysis and ForecastRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2016 | Emailwire.com

    ... . Other prominent vendors - CrowdStar - Gameloft - Kabam - Peak Games - Playdom - Renren - RockYou - Rovio Entertainment - Social Point - Tencent - TinyCo. Market driver - Growing Internet penetration - For a full, detailed list, view our report ...

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  12. Steve Meretzky gone from GSN GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | GamesIndustry.biz

    ... ual casino stint at GSN Games, Meretzky also worked in mobile games for Floodgate Entertainment and social games for Playdom/Disney, in addition to stints at WorldWinner, Blue Fang, and Legend Entertainment, among others.

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