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Topic: Zynga

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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