Company Overview

Update
Status:
Acquired by Visa
Founded:
May 1, 2006
Founders:
Karl Mehta, Alex Fries, Arjun Mehta
Headquarters:
Santa Clara, CA
Funding:
$46.3M
Categories:
Game, Games
Description:
PlaySpan is a payment company that maintains a payment platform to handle transactions in online games, digital media and social networks.

Detailed Description

Update

PlaySpanâ„¢ is the global leader in monetization solutions for over 1,000 online games, virtual worlds, and social networks. PlaySpan's patent-pending in-game digital goods commerce and micropayment platform enables game publishers and developers to generate new revenues, acquire new users, and extend the loyalty of existing users.

PlaySpan also provides global payment solutions through its UltimatePay product which enables users to make safe, convenient, and friendly in-app purchases using over 85 global payment methods in 180 countries. UltimatePay includes PlaySpan’s ULTIMATE GAME CARD, which is a pre-paid card available in over 45,000 retail locations across North America and growing rapidly worldwide.

PlaySpan is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Ohio, Virginia, and Mumbai. Investors include Easton Capital, Menlo Ventures, STIC and Novel TMT Ventures. The company won the 2009 OnHollywood Category Award for Best Gaming Company.

Current Team (5)

Update

Past Team (5)

Update

Board Members and Advisors (2)

Update

Products (1)

Update
  • Zx5ssxx2krntbzcv4wgj

    PlaySpan

    PlaySpanâ„¢ is the leader in monetization solutions for over 1,000 online games, virtual worlds,...

Acquisitions (2)

Update

Investors (7)

Update
  • 5abdd7cfb1b58366d0ee60334426dac0

    STIC International

    STIC INVESTMENTS is a Pan Asian Private Equity Group dedicated to alternative investments. The...
  • Cb default image

    Novel TMT Ventures

    Novel TMT Ventures Limited is a British Virgin Islands company which is wholly owned by Novel TMT...
  • A81f0db0abb1b15488b27cc59053d185

    Menlo Ventures

    Menlo Ventures provides capital for seed through growth technology companies.
  • Cb default image

    Softbank Bodhi Fund

    Softbank Bodhi Fund was added to CrunchBase in 2010
  • A79ef311393a603b705ecbe686b81b32

    Vodafone Ventures

    Vodafone Ventures firm specializes in investments in seed/start up, early stage, and mid stage in...
  • Cc4595284c22a952daafdcd08ac3fc5c

    Easton Capital

    Investment Group
  • D91fb54b68702de12bd92350440f3a8f

    Ecosystem Ventures

    Silicon Valley-based venture capital

Offices/Locations (2)

Update
  • Visa Inc

    P.O. Box 8999

    San Francisco, CA 94128-8999

    USA

  • HQ

    2900 Gordon Ave

    Santa Clara, CA 95051

    USA

Competitors (1)

Update
  • 82c4e8d3d960cc7fc6c734cb4da0709a

    PlayerAuctions

    PlayerAuctions is an online platform for gamers to buy and sell digital assets such as game...

Images (1)

Update
  • 3350b500ab651a3f74ad7179cedcedff