Total Equity Funding
$13.3M in 3 Rounds from 4 Investors
Most Recent Funding
Debt Financing on May 8, 2015 / Undisclosed Amount
Palo Alto, California
MZ develops Realtime™ technologies, harnessing the power of real-time data streams to enable industry paradigm shifts.
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Real Time, Casual Games, Cloud Infrastructure, MMO Games, Mobile

Company Details


MZ, previously known as Machine Zone, is a privately held technology company based in Palo Alto, California, founded in 2008. Its flagship product, RTplatform is a real-time messaging and analytics platform for managing real time data streams.

Since its founding in 2008, MZ’s has been developing real time technologies that enable the whole mobile ecosystem to get together at the same time. MZ is offering its Cloud service, RTplaform, to others under its Exclusive Access Program.

Machine Zone leverages its proprietary Realtime™ technology to create real-time, truly immersive social games. MZ uses RTplatform as the infrastructure for it successful free-to-play mobile MMO strategy games, Game of War: Fire Age and Mobile Strike (2016). “Game of War – Fire Age”, is the largest real-time massively-multiplayer mobile game in the world. Both games have been amongst the top-ranking iPhone and Android mobile games in the world. Machine Zone’s portfolio of games, which also includes iMob2, Original Gangstaz, and Global War, have been downloaded and played by over 130 million people worldwide.

Founded in 2008 as part of the highly prestigious Y Combinator program and the 2010 winner of the TechCrunch Crunchies Award for “Best Bootstrapped Company", Machine Zone has more than 600 employees around the world and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California with operations in San Diego, Las Vegas, Germany, Japan and Russia.

Funding Rounds (4) - $13.3M

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
May, 2015undisclosed amount / Debt Financing1
Jan, 2012$8M / Series B1
Aug, 2011$5.3M / Series A2
Jan, 2008undisclosed amount / Seed1

Current Team (9)


Products (2)

  • Game of War - Fire Age is a global online game that allows its users to befriend, chat, help, and more through its platform.
  • RTplatform lets one exchange and analyze data between billions of endpoints worldwide in real time with unparalleled speed and efficiency.

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Office

    Palo Alto, California

    United States

Past Team (1)


Past Event Appearances (1)

Images (1)


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