Tag archive for ‘Zynga’
Jewish Business News On Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Ten Israeli gaming companies take part in Casual Connect

  Ten Israeli gaming companies take part in Casual Connect, the world’s leading gaming expo in San Francisco, California. During the three-day expo, more than 300 of the world’s largest gaming More...

E. J. Hunter On Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Struggling Yelp Gets Boost from Ricky Sandler’s Eminence Capital

Eminence Capital, which is owned by Ricky Sandler, plans to purchase up to a 20 percent stake in Yelp and has filed a form 13G with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Octafinance reported. The More...

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GameSpot On Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Zynga Cutting 364 Jobs in Major Restructuring

San Francisco-based social game studio Zynga on Wednesday announced an extensive cost-reduction plan that the company says should help it save around $100 million in the short-term. As part of the process, More...

Ilan Shavit On Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Zynga Founder Mark Pincus Dumps his Replacement to Become CEO Again

Zynga Inc. founder Mark Pincus decided to back running the mobile-games company, dumping his replacement Don Mattrick in under two years, the Wall Street Journal reported. Pincus, who remained chairman More...

Niva Goldberg On Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Teddy Sagi’s Market Tech acquires German glispa for $77 million

  Teddy Sagi’s Market Tech Holdings (AIM: MKT), through which he owns Camden Market in London, is expanding its electronic operations by acquiring a controlling stake in German company glispa More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

$192 Million Lawsuit against Zynga Founder Mark Pincus Gets Green Light

A judge has ruled that a lawsuit against the founder of Zynga, Mark Pincus, over his sale of $192 million of the company’s stock back in 2012 can stand. The plaintiff Wendy Lee has accused Pincus of getting More...

Reuters On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Zynga’s chairman, directors must face lawsuit over stock sales: court

– Mark Pincus, the founder of video game company Zynga Inc, must face a lawsuit alleging he unfairly benefited by selling $192 million of stock in 2012 when other early investors were under a lockup More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Russian Billionaire Yuri Milner Invests in Indian Start-ups

  Russian investor Yuri Milner is investing $5 million each in Olacabs and Housing.com, two Indian start-ups. Milner is the co-founder of Mail.ru group. His investment, while mainly through his own More...

Vered Weiss On Friday, September 5th, 2014

Ricky Sandler’s Eminence Capital Buys More Zynga

Ricky Sandler’s Eminence Capital now has a 5.1% passive stake in Zynga, an increase from 26.53 million shares to 38.07 million. The company specializes in online games and has an average analyst target More...

Yoel Bermant On Friday, March 7th, 2014

Lit Motors C-1 Two Wheeled Electric Car Gets A Little Push From Mark Pincus

– Pincus joins a breakdown crew of top fight investors to provide some financial fuel to set the project’s wheels back in motion. – – Mark Pincus, online entrepreneur extraordinaire and More...

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