- 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.
- Halbert Nakagawa, Gabe Leydon, Michael Sherrill
- Real Time, Casual Games, Cloud Infrastructure, MMO Games, Mobile
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) - $13.3MUpdate
Current Team (9)Update
|Jul 27, 2016||Boston Tech Flash - Addmired raises $5.3M|
|Mar 12, 2015||Bloomberg - One Nerd to Rule Them All (With Lots of Kate Upton)|
|Jun 12, 2012||video.cnbc.com - Machine Zone mentioned on CNBC Squawk Box|
|Jun 12, 2012||Venture Beat - Gabriel Leydon foresees the “true dominance” of mobile games comin|
|Mar 28, 2012||portal.eqentia.com - Machine Zone, Inc. raises 5300000 in venture round|
|Mar 27, 2012||TechCrunch - Freemium Game Dev Addmired Rebrands As Machine Zone, Lands $8M From Menlo Ventures|
|Aug 24, 2011||SEC - UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION|
|Feb 13, 2008||TechCrunch - MySpacers Will Love This AddHer Widget Thingy|
Palo Alto, California