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222 3rd St
Suite 4000
Cambridge, MA, 02141


Co-Founder & CTO
Co-Founder & CEO


TOTAL $1.56M
Seed, 3/2011
Angel, 9/2011
Social Starts
Angel, 11/2011
Eran Egozy
Mike Dornbrook
Don Dodge
Alex Rigopulos
Seed, 10/2012
Eran Egozy
Michael Dornbrook
Don Dodge
Alex Rigopulos
Social Starts
Atlas Venture


The Tap Lab

The Tap Lab is a social mobile gaming company based in Cambridge, MA. We make ambitious mobile games for a new generation of gamers! Our games explore new ways for players to interact with the world around them, sparking the imagination and seamlessly integrating with the real world.

Recent Milestones



Tiny Tycoons Official Trailer (2013)

Added: 2/4/14


The Tap Lab screenshot
Above: Screenshot from Tiny Tycoons, available in the App Store
Uploaded: 2/4/14
The Tap Lab screenshot
Above: Screenshot from Tiny Tycoons, available in the App Store
Uploaded: 2/4/14


Bigfoot Hunter
StageIn Development
Tags mobile-games, gaming, ios, camera, narrative, bigfoot, sasquatch, mobile, videogames, augmented-reality

Bigfoot Hunter is a new mobile game by The Tap Lab that centers around the search for evidence of the mysterious Sasquatch.

The game introduces a completely new kind of camera adventure game. Players hold their device like a real camera, and move the device from side to side to explore wild environments and hunt for Bigfoot and his friends.

This mechanic allows players to peer through their device into a whole new world, full of hilarious creatures, critters and surprises.

The photobooth feature allows players to take photos with Bigfoot, Yeti, Screech Monster and more in real life!

The Tap Lab screenshot
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Launch DateMarch, 2011
Closed DateNovember, 2012

TapCity is a multiplayer city-building game with a real-world twist. You can buy and own the places you visit in real life!

A real-world map is your game board and the pieces of the game are the people and places around you. Play with friends as you build and defend your very own city made up of your favorite places in the real world.

Take over your world with TapCity:

  • Claim ownership of your favorite real-world places
  • Challenge other players for ownership of places
  • Check-in at new places to unlock sweet rewards
  • Unlock awesome upgrades for your places
  • Earn income on the places you own

Who knows? You could even be the next TapCity millionaire!

The Tap Lab screenshot
Above: Splash Screen
Uploaded: 5/17/11

Tiny Tycoons
Launch DateMarch 22, 2013

Coming soon to the App Store! Tiny Tycoons is a reality-driven mobile game built around your world! Using a real-world map as your game board, play with the people and places around you.

Play at the places you know and love or travel to the places you’ve always wanted to go. Soon, you’ll own an empire that stretches across the globe!

The Tap Lab screenshot
Above: The Tiny Tycoons Cast of Characters
Uploaded: 2/5/14
The Tap Lab screenshot
Above: Tiny Tycoons Promotional Image
Uploaded: 2/5/14



The Making of Tiny Tycoons


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