We’re announcing eight more all-star speakers from the game industry for our Oct. 29-30 conference.
Or does it? After all, Microsoft will try to appeal to gamers and non-gamers at the same time.
Trulia had to focus on getting its mobile experience right for both consumers and real estate agents.
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Kleiner Perkins partner Bing Gordon will join Ouya’s board.
Basis Sceince wants to use its lead to race ahead of the rumored Apple iWatch.
Editor’s Pick The wristwatch tracks your heart rate, sleep habits, and physical activity.
Guest Post Today’s advertising moguls are no longer booze-swilling confidence men — they’re big-data quants who know how to use tech for targeting and more.
Lumosity has raised $31.5 million from Discovery Communications, bringing its total funding to $70 million.
Crossing over from an existing market to an emerging one is what our GameBeat 2012 conference is all about. We’re seeing this trend play out in every segment of games.
Guest Post As an early investor in social gaming, I’m often speaking on panels to audiences of gamers, investors, and game company execs. At one such event — the Future of Media conference hosted by Stanford’s Graduate School of Business — the opening question was why gaming is relevant to people who are not gamers. The panelists — folks from IGN, Activision, GaiKai, and Riot Games as well as myself — gave some interesting reasons for why non-gamers should care about the game market:
GamesBeat 2012 is going to be all about crossover strategies. The game industry as we know it is changing. We’re seeing established companies cross over from one market to another, where once they faced barriers. As companies adapt to change, we are witnessing disruption, change, consolidation, innovation, and the arrival of big money. We’re talking billions of dollars that are at stake.
HealthTap has raised $11.5 million in a first round of funding to expand its expert online physician community, which answers questions that patients pose online or via smartphones.
Venture capitalist Tim Chang is leaving Norwest Venture Partners to become a managing director at the Mayfield Fund.
The emerging landscape of games is attracting a lot of money, thanks in part to excitement about Zynga’s upcoming initial public offering and some recent acquisitions such as Electronic Arts’ $750 million purchase of PopCap Games. Tim Chang, a partner at Norwest Venture Partners, has kept his finger on the pulse of the game market for years and spoke about the opportunities in games at the recent Casual Connect game conference in Seattle.
Our well-attended GamesBeat 2011 conference took place this week, and here’s what you missed.
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.
VentureBeat is delighted to announce our all-star panel of judges for our third-annual Who’s Got Game? contest. This contest selects the best game start-up after a grueling on-stage bake-off.
Lumosity has quietly amassed more than 14 million members for its brain-training games, which help you improve your core mental abilities. That in turn has enabled the company to raise $32.5 million in a third round of funding today.
Today we’re revealing the third set of speakers for our third annual GamesBeat 2011 conference. Our slate of speakers will include Bing Gordon, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and the former chief creative officer at Electronic Arts; Daniel Terry, chief executive and co-founder of mobile game maker Pocket Gems; and Tim Chang, partner at Norwest Venture Partners.