Zynga http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/zynga The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Zynga en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT Big-Name Startups Land on Most-Doomed Brands List Some of the companies that are expected to falter next year are headed by entrepreneurs you're very familiar with. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235765 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235765 Jason Fell Some of the companies that are expected to falter next year are headed by entrepreneurs you're very familiar with. 'Angry Birds' Maker Suffers a Harsh Reality In the mercurial world of casual gaming, once prominent players have struggled to adapt to industry trends. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 18:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233465 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233465 Laura Entis In the mercurial world of casual gaming, once prominent players have struggled to adapt to industry trends. When Founders Leave the Companies They Started Mark Pincus's departure from Zynga is a reminder that the skills needed to start a company are very different from those required to successfully manage its growth. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233401 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233401 Laura Entis Mark Pincus's departure from Zynga is a reminder that the skills needed to start a company are very different from those required to successfully manage its growth. What King Digital's 'Crushed' IPO Means for Private Mobile-Game Makers The maker of the wildly popular Candy Crush game has had a disastrous public debut. What might that mean for private companies in the gaming space? Thu, 27 Mar 2014 22:31:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232624 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232624 Laura Entis The maker of the wildly popular Candy Crush game has had a disastrous public debut. What might that mean for private companies in the gaming space? Disney Interactive Lays Off 700 Employees Disney's struggling video game and digital media subsidiary slashed its workforce by 26 percent on Thursday. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:35:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232041 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232041 Laura Entis Disney's struggling video game and digital media subsidiary slashed its workforce by 26 percent on Thursday. In Going Public, Candy Crush Maker Hopes Investors Have a Sweet Tooth Dublin-based King Media Entertainment filed for an initial public offering early this morning, as investors questioned the company's long-term prospects. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 16:50:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231599 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231599 Geoff Weiss Dublin-based King Media Entertainment filed for an initial public offering early this morning, as investors questioned the company's long-term prospects. Zynga Makes Its Biggest Buy Yet, Announces Fresh Round of Layoffs The struggling gaming company is letting 15 percent of its employees go while making way for a new addition in the acquisition of U.K. competitor NaturalMotion. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 18:46:28 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231196 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231196 Nina Zipkin The struggling gaming company is letting 15 percent of its employees go while making way for a new addition in the acquisition of U.K. competitor NaturalMotion. From Google to Warby Parker: The Origins Behind 10 of the Wackiest Company Names Business owners are increasingly throwing out the rulebook when it comes to playing the name game. Here are the anecdotes behind 10 of our favorites. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/230998 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/230998 Geoff Weiss Business owners are increasingly throwing out the rulebook when it comes to playing the name game. Here are the anecdotes behind 10 of our favorites. Sweet Victory: Candy Crush Developer Trademarks the Word 'Candy' The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has approved a trademark claim filed by the social game company, King. Now, Apple is notifying app developers in breach of the ruling. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 18:19:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230992 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230992 Geoff Weiss The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has approved a trademark claim filed by the social game company, King. Now, Apple is notifying app developers in breach of the ruling. Would You Enroll in an Accelerator Put On By Zynga? The much publicized gaming company is looking to get its hands dirty in ed-tech. Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229482 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229482 Andrea Huspeni The much publicized gaming company is looking to get its hands dirty in ed-tech. No Games: Zynga's New CEO Shakes Up Management Social gaming company Zynga announced the departure of three senior executives late Tuesday as the company undergoes a broader restructuring. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:52:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227847 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227847 Social gaming company Zynga announced the departure of three senior executives late Tuesday as the company undergoes a broader restructuring. How Entrepreneurs Can Avoid Microsoft's SkyDrive Trademark Misstep Follow these expert tips for naming your startup and protecting your brand from trademark infringement. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 19:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227700 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227700 Ashley Lee Follow these expert tips for naming your startup and protecting your brand from trademark infringement. Zynga Stock Falls As Company Decides Not to Enter Real-Money Gambling Market The decision comes as the once-popular gaming company delivered a brutal second quarter earnings report. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 17:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227585 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227585 Alyson Shontell The decision comes as the once-popular gaming company delivered a brutal second quarter earnings report. New Zynga Chief Leaves Hole at Microsoft Ahead of Xbox One Launch Don Mattrick's abrupt departure and a possible impending reorganization are among the challenges facing Microsoft's entertainment division. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227281 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227281 Brian Patrick Eha Don Mattrick's abrupt departure and a possible impending reorganization are among the challenges facing Microsoft's entertainment division. Zynga Hires Microsoft Exec as its New CEO Co-founder Mark Pincus will remain chairman of the gaming company and serve as chief product officer. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 14:48:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227268 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227268 Brian Patrick Eha Co-founder Mark Pincus will remain chairman of the gaming company and serve as chief product officer. Zynga Layoffs: What Happens When Startups Grow Too Fast Here's a look at several businesses forced to cut back after a period of hyper-growth. Tue, 04 Jun 2013 13:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226921 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226921 Brian Patrick Eha Here's a look at several businesses forced to cut back after a period of hyper-growth. Zynga Continues to Cut Ties With Facebook Zynga and Facebook pull away from each other, Pinterest beefs up its engineering team, YouTube hits one billion monthly users and more social-media news. Fri, 22 Mar 2013 16:06:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226195 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226195 Brian Patrick Eha Zynga and Facebook pull away from each other, Pinterest beefs up its engineering team, YouTube hits one billion monthly users and more social-media news. The Investors Who Laughed at Zynga It's been a banner week for Zynga with its long-awaited IPO. But there was a time when its founder was criticized for proposing a free-gaming business model. Fri, 16 Dec 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/222482 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/222482 Carol Tice It's been a banner week for Zynga with its long-awaited IPO. But there was a time when its founder was criticized for proposing a free-gaming business model. Five Keys to Building a Successful Gaming Company Starting up a gaming company can be complex. Here are some tips that Row Sham Bow CEO learned to stay focused. Thu, 13 Oct 2011 06:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220506 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220506 Mikal E. Belicove Starting up a gaming company can be complex. Here are some tips that Row Sham Bow CEO learned to stay focused. Will Crazy Market Moves Kill IPOs and Slash VC Investment? The stock markets' sharp swings has perhaps derailed two major public offerings this summer. Here's what continued volatility could mean for other small companies seeking venture capital. Fri, 16 Sep 2011 02:43:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220305 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/220305 Carol Tice The stock markets' sharp swings has perhaps derailed two major public offerings this summer. Here's what continued volatility could mean for other small companies seeking venture capital.