The founder of YouWeb and head of the 9+ accelerator challenges game talent to go broader.
Editor’s Pick New incubator will train 24 startups a year.
2012 went by fast. Here are the trends that mattered in gaming.
Peter Relan at YouWeb saves the day at Hacker Dojo.
Peter Relan can’t clone himself. But he can share his hard-earned advice for technology entrepreneurs, and he will do so at the new web site FounderQuorom.
[vimeo 45558939 w=640 h=360] Every incubator has a formula, and most of those formulas involve throwing “spaghetti” of some kind against the proverbial wall to find out what will stick.
Jason Citron’s latest venture, Phoenix Guild, lands funding, plans to build hardcore social games for tablets in the “post-PC world.”
We’ve been writing a lot of posts about our speakers at GamesBeat 2012. But here’s a summary of why we think this is the must-attend game conference for you.
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Incubators YouWeb and StartEngine are combining their efforts to host a joint demo day for 20 startups funded by the two. The event brings together a couple of the most interesting personalities in tech funding: Peter Relan, chairman of YouWeb, and Howard Marks, founder of Los Angeles-based StartEngine.
Peter Relan wants to build a mobile gaming empire, one app at a time. The chief executive of CrowdStar and chairman of game incubator YouWeb has pivoted from Facebook games to mobile games in a big way. His company formed a mobile game studio and has focused so far on making games for girls and young female teens.
Startup incubator YouWeb has launched a new iPhone app called MoviePal that lets you identify and find trailers on the web while sitting in a movie theater.
Pluto Games is spinning out of game incubator YouWeb today, raising $500,000 in seed money in the process. Pluto Games will use the money to foster its business of creating tablet apps that teach kids how to play and enjoy music.
Sibblingz, the maker of a cross-platform game engine, is exploiting Adobe’s retreat from the mobile Flash plug-in business with the launch of the Spaceport 3.0 platform today.
CrowdStar‘s $10 million StarFund investment fund has made investments in six new mobile game startups for about $250,000 each.
Editor's Pick A growing number of game visionaries are saying a single game can reach a billion people. That idea has become a cause célèbre, providing a target for an industry that is expanding beyond its old boundaries.
Technology company incubator YouWeb has spawned incredibly successful social and mobile game companies. Now the Burlingame, Calif.-based incubator has raised $2 million in funding for itself.
CrowdStar and YouWeb have launched a $10 million fund to invest in mobile social game developers. The fund is an acknowledgement that game maker CrowdStar can’t make all of the best games itself.
iSwifter, the company that can stream Flash-based Facebook games so they can be played on the iPad, said that users have downloaded the iSwifter app more than half a million times since the launch of version 3.0 in June and (updated) version 4.0 more recently.
We’ve been writing a lot of posts about our speakers at GamesBeat 2011. But here’s a summary of why we think this will be the must-attend game conference for you.