Michael Carter (entrepreneur)

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Michael Carter is an American technology entrepreneur best known as the co-founder of Game Closure, a company focused on building post-app store technology.[1][2][3] Game Closure created the HTML5-based game EverWing, available on Facebook's Instant Games platform.[4][5][6] Carter also sits on the Board of Directors of Rakuten Games, the Tokyo-based creator of the RGames platform.[7][8]

In 2014, Carter was a co-founder of the startup "Hello World," which emerged out of Y Combinator's YC Hacks hackathon, and was sold in less than three months for over $1 million to Life360.[9][10]


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  2. ^ "From zero to hero: Game Closure CEO makes rare public appearance at StartX". VentureBeat.com. Retrieved 2018-05-08.
  3. ^ "Are we heading for a post-app store future?". pocketgamer.biz. Retrieved 2017-05-20.
  4. ^ "Users play EverWing on Facebook Instant Games for an average of one hour per day". pocketgamer.biz. Retrieved 2017-05-19.
  5. ^ "Six things you need to know about Messenger Games". GamesIndustry.biz. Retrieved 2018-05-08.
  6. ^ "$1 billion mobile title Disney Tsum Tsum comes to Facebook Instant Games". pocketgamer.biz. Retrieved 2018-05-08.
  7. ^ Tani, Shotaro. "Japan's Rakuten Seeks Reboot Through Online Gaming". Nikkei Asian Review. Retrieved 2017-05-19.
  8. ^ "Japan's Rakuten Is Betting on a Future Without Apps". Bloomberg.com. 2017-04-04. Retrieved 2017-05-20.
  9. ^ Gallagher, Billy. "Meet HelloWorld, An Easier Way To Share Your Location With Friends". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2017-05-20.
  10. ^ "It Only Took 2 Months For Silicon Valley's 'Youngest VC' To Sell Her Startup For More Than $1 Million". Business Insider. Retrieved 2017-05-20.