Posts Tagged: gumi



GungHo and Gumi extend their reach – to opposite sides of the globe

The companies behind Puzzle and Dragons and Brave Frontier are looking to attract more Asian and Western gamers.

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 5:14 pm
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Line announces $100M fund just for mobile games, acquires 10% stake in Gumi

The $100M fund will first be used to acquire a 10 percent stake in Gumi which will begin producing games for the Line platform by the end of...

  • August 6, 2014
  • at 3:17 pm
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Gumi raises $50M, partners with Sega Networks in next step toward digital entertainment domination

Tokyo-based mobile game developer Gumi today secured a JPY5 billion fundraising round led by Silicon Valley VC World Innovation Lab and Sega...

  • July 4, 2014
  • at 4:14 pm
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Japanese mobile game company Gumi will file for IPO by end of this year

Founder and CEO of Gumi, Hironao Kunimitsu, revealed his big plan to take his company to an initial public offering by the end of this year....

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 1:01 pm
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6 awesomely disruptive companies you’ll meet at Startup Asia Singapore

6 awesomely bold companies you’ll meet at Startup Asia Singapore (PREVIEW)

For every Samsung, Amazon, or YouTube, there are dozens of scrappy startups trying to trip up the web giants. It’s a tough task. Each ...

  • March 25, 2014
  • at 7:27 pm
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Having struggled through a tough year, Gumi bounces back stronger

"We are going to be the number one mobile game company. We are going to create the best self-developed games." says Gumi CEO Hironao Kunimit...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 9:08 am
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Another Japanese Gaming Company Expands Abroad: Gumi Opens Korea Office

Earlier today we noted GREE’s investment in IUGO Mobile International, the latest step from the social gaming company in its expansion...

  • April 20, 2012
  • at 10:15 am
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Gumi: From Social Networking to Social Gaming and Making Loads of Money

Over at Myojo Wakaru (sort of Japan’s answer to SXSW) in Fukuoka, I met up with Gumi’s founder and president, Hironao Kunimitsu. It was ...

  • November 14, 2011
  • at 4:38 pm
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The story of why this Japanese VC decided to make Singapore his home (#StartupAsia preview)

This Japanese VC has a newfound love for Singapore. Find out why at #StartupAsia

Come September 4, Honma will be taking the stage for his keynote speech at Startup Asia Tokyo to share more about his newfound love for Sing...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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B Dash Ventures preparing new fund, will triple size to $60 million

Hiroyuki Watanabe found enough success with the first B Dash Ventures fund that he is trying triple the size of the new one according to rep...

  • July 17, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Startup Asia Singapore 2014

Highlights from day 2 morning sessions at Startup Asia Singapore 2014

Summaries of fireside chats with Viki, MyRepublic, Gumi, and Redmart

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 2:37 pm
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Gaming’s growing role in every major internet empire (Startup Asia preview)

Digi-Capital predicts the entire global gaming industry could be worth more than US$100 billion in revenue by 2017, driven largely by mobile...

  • April 3, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Brave Frontier developer Gumi gets second investment in 2 months for regional expansion

Less than two months after closing a $19 million funding round, Tokyo-based mobile game developer Gumi has just accepted an undisclosed su...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 6:15 pm
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Mobile game developer Gumi raises $19 million, partners with Fuji Media

Japanese mobile game developer Gumi announced that it has concluded a financing round of 1.9 billion yen ($19 million).

  • December 26, 2013
  • at 3:23 pm
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Japan’s Gumi Raises $25 million, Wants to Beat Zynga

A couple of weeks back we had a chance to speak with Hironao Kunimitsu, the founder and president of social game maker Gumi, about the devel...

  • December 5, 2011
  • at 4:30 pm
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