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Zong
Location: 640 Oak Grove Avenue, Menlo Park, California, United States United States
Founded in: 2008
Stage: Profitable
Number of employees: 31-50
Funding history:
- Date: 04/2010, Series C: $15 M
Investors: Matrix Partners
- Date: 07/2007, Series B: $5 M
Investors: Advent Venture Partners
- Date: 07/2005, Series A: $10 M
Investors: Newbury Ventures
Short URL: vator.co/Zong
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Zong

Frictionless Mobile Payments
Startup/business
Menlo Park, California, United States United States
http://www.zong.com
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Company description

Zong is the leading mobile payments platform for sellers of digital goods and services. Its frictionless payment experience converts shoppers into buyers at rates up to 10 times greater than traditional payment methods. Zong leverages direct connections with mobile network operators around the world to provide a secure payment solution with unrivaled connectivity and service quality. Zong is the mobile payment provider for Facebook Credits and also works with hundreds of leading destination sites, such as Gaia Online, IMVU and Playdom. Reaching over 2 billion mobile users, Zong provides localized payment capabilities in over 30 countries in 16 languages. Zong is the only mobile payments platform that combines the high conversion rates of carrier billing with the low costs and flexibility of payment card networks. Zong is based in Menlo Park with offices in Paris and Geneva, and is backed by Matrix Partners, Advent Venture Partners and Newbury Ventures. For more information, please visit www.zong.com.


Team
  • Mark Pincus
    Mark Pincus | Founder
    Mark Pincus is a leading Internet entrepreneur, having founded and established four successfulcompanies.  His latest venture Zynga, founded in January 2008, is the largest social gaming network, and marries his knowledgeof social networks wit...
  • David Marcus
    David Marcus | Team member
    David Marcus is the founder and CEO of Zong, the leading mobile payment service used by online gaming and social networking web sites. Zong is the mobile payment provider for Facebook Credits and also works with hundreds of leading destinatio...