Scoreloop

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Scoreloop
The logo of Scoreloop
Scoreloop (a subsidiary of BlackBerry)
General Information
Founded: 2008

Scoreloop (a subsidiary of BlackBerry) is a cross-platform social gaming network for the operating systems including BlackBerry (Tablet OS and BlackBerry 10), Android, Bada, iOS and Windows Phone 7.[1]

History[edit]

The company, based in Munich, Germany, raised US$2.8 million to help create the service that they founded in 2008. Early Investors included Earlybird Venture Capital and Target Partners.[2][3] In March 2010, Scoreloop gave developers that used its service the ability to monetize their apps using the company's services.[4] The network was among the first to add support for Android apps.[5]

During August 2010, Scoreloop revealed that its user base was growing by over 100,000 new users per day.[6]

On June 7, 2011, Scoreloop was acquired by BlackBerry[7] for US $71 million.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scoreloop and OpenFeint : Private Beta offers social gaming on Windows Phone 8". BestWP7Games. 18 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Duryee, Tricia (2009-08-18). "Scoreloop Raises $2.8 Million For Mobile Social Gaming". paidContent. Retrieved 2010-06-15. 
  3. ^ Takahashi, Dean (2009-04-16). "Scoreloop launches social game platform for iPhone". VentureBeat. Retrieved 2010-06-15. 
  4. ^ Biyani, Gagan (2010-03-31). "ScoreLoop Launches White Label Service for iPhone App Monetization". MobileCrunch. TechCrunch. Retrieved 2010-06-15. 
  5. ^ Jordan, Jon. "Scoreloop adds Android support to its iPhone social networking tech". Pocket Gamer. Retrieved 2010-06-15. 
  6. ^ Lowensohn, Josh (2010-08-17). "Scoreloop growing at 100k new users a day". CNET News. Retrieved 2010-11-05. 
  7. ^ The Canadian Press (2011-07-06). "RIM buys social game maker Scoreloop". The Globe and mail. Retrieved 2011-07-06. 
  8. ^ "Will RIM End Up in Dell's Arms?". sramanamitra.com. Retrieved 2012-07-25. 

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