Kabam: Mobile Gaming Company IPOs after King and Zynga

Click here to download the Permalink. Kabam is a San Francisco-based mobile gaming company with three hit games each of which has reportedly grossed over $100 M since launching.  In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, Kabam’s CEO Kevin Chou disclosed that “Kabam has raised $125 million from investors including Canaan Partners, Redpoint …

KLab: An Undervalued Japanese Mobile Gaming Company

Click here to download the permalink KLab (3656:TYO) is a Japanese-based gaming company that had been slow to switch from developing feature phone and browser-based games to developing native freemium app games for smartphones. But, that all changed in April, 2013 when KLab released an innovative role-playing game called “Love Live! School Idol Festival”. The game’s …

Monument Valley: Artistic Success and Business Model Failure

    (Source: ustwo) Click here to download the Permalink On April 3, 2014, the design studio ustwo released a much anticipated paid puzzle game called Monument Valley (MV) for iOS  Apple app stores worldwide. “Ecstatic” is the best word I can think of to describe the response to the game’s visuals. But, based on …