Founded:
July, 2007
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Description:
Zynga provides social game services and develops social games for smartphones, websites and social websites.
Founders:
Mark Pincus, Justin Waldron, Steve Schoettler
Categories:
Technology, Facebook Applications, Networking, Games
Website:
http://www.zynga.com

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Zynga was founded in July 2007 by Mark Pincus and is named for his late American Bulldog, Zinga. Loyal and spirited, Zinga's name is a nod to a legendary African warrior queen. The early supporting founding team included Eric Schiermeyer, Michael Luxton, Justin Waldron, Kyle Stewart, Scott Dale, John Doerr, Steve Schoettler, Kevin Hagan, and Andrew Trader.

Zynga's mission is connecting the world through games. Everyday millions of people interact with their friends and express their unique personalities through our games, which range from harvesting crops to building your business franchise, to playing poker.

Through the company's philanthropic arm, Zynga.org is committed to transforming the world through virtual social goods. Zynga players have raised more than $6 million for several international nonprofits since Zynga.org launched in October 2009.

Current Team (44)

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Past Team (98)

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Board Members and Advisors (4)

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Products (11)

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    FrontierVille

    FrontierVille lets players tame the wilderness and explore the wild west. Players begin with a...
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    Empires and Allies

    Empires & Allies launched in June 2011 in 12 languages and lets players build up their island...
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    Words with Friends

    Words with Friends is a leading social mobile game challenging players to create the...
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    Zynga Poker

    Zynga Poker was our first social game and is the largest free-to-play online poker game in the...
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    Mafia Wars

    Mafia Wars allows players to build their virtual criminal empires by collaborating with their...
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    Zynga Game Network

    Zynga offers a variety of games that live on multiple social networks and websites, including...
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    FarmVille

    FarmVille is the hit social game from Zynga that allows users to build better farms, accruing...
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    ZyngaPlus Casino

    Zynga Inc. is the world's most popular social games services provider with more than 240...

Acquisitions (24)

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Investors (22)

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Offices/Locations (4)

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  • Headquarters

    365 Vermont St.

    San Francisco, CA 94103

    USA

  • Los Angeles Address

    Los Angeles, CA

    USA

  • Baltimore Address

    Baltimore, MD

    USA

  • Indiana Address

    , Indiana

    IND

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    Mytopia

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    Boonty

    Boonty is a developer of online casual games that focus on enhancing social interactions.
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    SGN (Social Gaming Network)

    Social Gaming Network is a cross-platform developer and publisher of games on Facebook, iOS, and...
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    Qloud

    Qloud enables users to enjoy and share their music collections on social networks.
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    Salesforce Buddy Media

    Salesforce Buddy Media, a social media marketing platform, helps companies build connections and...

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