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TOTAL $460M
FUNDING TOTAL $460M
Series D, 6/2008
GMT Capital
Peacock Equity
€70M
Private Equity, 4/2011
TA Associates
Summit Partners
$350M

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Bigpoint

Bigpoint.com is the biggest game portal in Germany and is among the top 3 gaming portals worldwide.

The company develops and operates browser games – and as a publisher, content provider and developer, we set new standards with each game in terms of technology, gameplay and entertainment fun.

In addition to high quality, Bigpoint offers a successful business model: “free use voluntary payment”. The basically free use of the game allows players of all ages and income levels to have high-class fun. In the course of the game, the player can purchase virtual goods or get a Premium subscription in order to use additional game features.

As a developer, we have set high quality standards“ and as a publisher, we promote online games which meet these standards. With this recipe for success, Bigpoint.com has become the top destination for the best online games; from casual games to complex, long-term multiplayer games.

Founded in 2002, Bigpoint is located in Hamburg, Berlin, San Francisco and Malta and has currently more than 500 employees. GMT and Peacock Equity, NBC Universal™ capital fund, bought a majority share of Bigpoint in June 2008. Bigpoint was honored for its success with the Red Herring 100 Europe, Eco Internet Award 2009 (best content provider), the Ruban dâ™Honneur from the European Business Awards 2009 and the OnlineStar awards as the most popular website in Germany.

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Bigpoint screenshot
Above: Bigpoint.com
Uploaded: 6/23/09
Bigpoint screenshot
Above: DevLounge
Uploaded: 6/24/09
Bigpoint screenshot
Above: Corporate webiste
Uploaded: 6/24/09

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Sources

  1. Bigpoint snapped up by NBC fund (ft.com) [edit]
  2. http://bigpoint.net/2011/04/online-games-leader-bigpoint-announces-summit-partners-and-ta-associates-to-make-350-million-investment/ (venturebeat.com) [edit]
  3. PE Firms Buy Controlling Stake In Online Game Firm Bigpoint (paidcontent.org) [edit]
    Bigpoint to Receive $350M Investment from TA Associates and Summit Partners (finsmes.com) [edit]
    €1000 Virtual Item For Game Raises €2 Million In 4 Days For Bigpoint (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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