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Groupon and Zynga Push the Limits With Supervoting Shares Attempt to keep greater post-IPO control

Groupon and Zynga have already raised eyebrows with the accounting metrics used in filings for their upcoming IPOs, and now they’re getting even more investor attention with their latest plans…

October 28, 2011, 2:47 PM EDT

Zynga Considering November IPO The gaming company is waiting for Groupon to go public

After delaying its IPO two months ago, social game developer Zynga is finally planning to go public next month, according to The Wall Street Journal—just as soon as Groupon completes…

October 25, 2011, 10:14 AM EDT

Zynga Wants to Cut Out Social Network Middleman Social gaming company announces new stand-alone community

At its "Zynga Unleashed" event Tuesday, social game maker Zynga hinted at plans to create a closer relationship with its players through a new initiative code-named Project Z. It's part of an…

October 11, 2011, 3:43 PM EDT

Zynga Tweaks Accounting Method in New SEC Filing Revenue was boosted by $27.3 million

In preparation for its upcoming IPO, social gaming company Zynga submitted its third amended regulatory filing, revealing that it had “tweaked” an accounting method to boost revenue by $27.3 million. According…

September 26, 2011, 10:42 AM EDT

Appssavvy Ditches Banners for In-Game Activity Ads Startup switches gears for higher engagement

Startups love the word “pivot,” but it’s rare that a company will outright ditch one money-making strategy for another untested one. That’s the case with Appssavvy. The company serves display…

September 16, 2011, 10:27 AM EDT

Zynga Could Delay IPO Until November Market conditions, SEC probing threaten public debut

More trouble for Zynga ahead of its upcoming IPO: Sources told the New York Post that the social-gaming developer, which had been planning to go public early next month, is…

August 29, 2011, 10:41 AM EDT

Zynga Sued for Patent Infringement Lawsuit threatens to shut down FarmVille and other Facebook games

Back in June, Zynga sued Brazilian gaming company Vostu for allegedly copying several of its games. But Zynga, it turns out, has been on the other side of that same…

August 18, 2011, 9:44 AM EDT

Zynga Forced to Amend SEC Filings Ahead of IPO Original filings contained 'material weakness'

Zynga is following in Groupon’s footsteps to become the second IPO-bound tech company this week to amend its Securities and Exchange Committee filings, reports the New York Post. Yesterday, Zynga was…

August 12, 2011, 10:21 AM EDT

Zynga Names Google in Updated Investor List Gaming company filed new IPO document

Social game developer Zynga yesterday filed a 619-page document with the SEC, triple the length of its original IPO filing and filled with new, previously undisclosed information, according to AllThingsD’s…

July 19, 2011, 12:29 PM EDT

Zynga Sues Vostu, Alleged Copycat Gaming Startup Zynga's history of "borrowing" not exactly clean

Zynga has filed a lawsuit against Brazilian startup Vostu—owned by Joshua Kushner, brother of Jared—for copyright infringement. “Vostu's business model is simple: copy Zynga's successful games,” the lawsuit states. “While imitation…

June 17, 2011, 2:58 PM EDT