Zynga
Location: 365 Vermont St., San Francisco, California, United States United States
Founded in: 2008
Stage: Profitable
Number of employees: 50+
Funding history:
- Date: 02/2011, Series E: $485 M
Investors: Morgan Stanley, T. Rowe Price, Fidelity Investments, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
- Date: 06/2010, Series D: $300 M
Investors: Google, Softbank Capital
- Date: 11/2009, Series C: $15.18 M (post valuation: $300).
Investors: Andreessen Horowitz, Institutional Venture Partners, Tiger Global, Kevin Rose, Digital Sky Technologies
- Date: 07/2008, Series B: $29 M
Investors: Kleiner Perkins, IVP, Union Square Ventures, Avalon
- Date: 01/2008, Series A: $10 M (post valuation: undisclosed amount).
Investors: Avalon Ventures, Clarium Capital, Foundry Group, Pilot Group, Union Square Ventures, Reid Hoffman, Peter Thiel, Bob Pittman, Andy Russell, Brad Feld
Profitable year: already profitable
Short URL: vator.co/zynga

Zynga

The #1 social gaming company on the web.
Startup/business
California, United States United States
http://www.zynga.com
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Zynga is the largest social gaming company with 8.5 million daily users and 45 million monthly users.  Zynga’s games are available on Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, Hi5, Friendster, Yahoo! and the iPhone, and include Texas Hold’Em Poker, Mafia Wars, YoVille, Vampires, Street Racing, Scramble and Word Twist.  The company is funded by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, IVP, Union Square Ventures, Foundry Group, Avalon Ventures, Pilot Group, Reid Hoffman and Peter Thiel.  Zynga is headquartered at the Chip Factory in San Francisco.  For more information, please visit www.zynga.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...
  • Lisa Chan
    Lisa Chan | Team member
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Jack KN Tsai
As a serial entrepreneur, investor and advisor Jack K.N. Tsai has shared his Startup expertise with entrepreneurs around the globe. With a down-to-earth style and keen eye for detail Jack lends his nearly 20 years of entrepreneurial knowledge in t...