Machine Zone (MZ): Game Unicorn with Marketable NewSQL Database?

  Summary: This paper speculates that the startup Machine Zone intends to market a NewSQL database as a service and merits a $6 Billion valuation. Written: July 25, 2015 Zone (MZ) is a Palo Alto-based  startup with a Top 2 iOS USA app store hit called “Game of War: Fire Age.” (GoW). MZ describes Game …

Machine Zone and The Perversity of Unicorn Lists

Machine Zone (MZ) is a Palo Alto-based, mobile gaming startup with a massively popular Top 2 iOS USA app store hit called “Game of War: Fire Age.” [GoW]. MZ describes Game of War: Fire Age as: “.. a real-time mobile massively-multiplayer online game and parallel chat-speak translation application that translates over 40 languages for its …

The Bancorp: Bad Moon Rising

The Bancorp is a Philadelphia area bank whose stock has fallen 50% in 2014 due accounting and regulatory surprises. On top of that, it announced it was discontinuing its commercial lending operations and set aside a $1.2 Billion portfolio for sale with an overall 6.5% mark-to-market discount. An 8-K filed on the last business day …

Machine Zone (MZ): A $4 Billion Unicorn That Walks the Walk

Published: January 11, 2015) Machine Zone [MZ] is a Palo Alto-based, mobile gaming startup with a massively popular Top 2 iOS USA app store hit called “Game of War: Fire Age.” [GoW]. MZ describes Game of War: Fire Age as: .. a real-time mobile massively multi-player online game and parallel chat-speak translation application that translates …

Machine Zone: IPO or What?

Machine Zone [MZ] is a Palo Alto-based, mobile gaming start-up with a massively popular Top 3 app store hit called “Game of War: Fire Age.” [GoW] MZ describes Game of War: Fire Age as “.. a real-time mobile massively-multiplayer online game and parallel chat-speak translation application that translates over 40 languages for its players in …