Mathieu Nouzareth is a serial web entrepreneur. He started his career at 23 by co-founding WebConcept, one of the first e-business consulting company in France in 1995. WebConcept was later sold to IconMedialab of Sweden in 1999, still today the largest internet consultancy company in the world (NYSE-Euronext : LBI). He was subsequently CEO of IconMedialab France until 2001.
In 2001, Mathieu and his brother Romain started Boonty.com, one of the leading game digital distribution company. Operating in more than 30 countries with over 180 co-workers, the company has been sold to Nexway of France in 2008. They also founded Is Cool Entertainment in 2006, a leading social casual game publisher. Is Cool is now listed on the NYSE-Alternext market (ALIS) and has become of the largest European Facebook game company.
In 2009, Mathieu and his brother Roman have started another game company, FreshPlanet, based in New York. FreshPlanet is the developer and publisher of SongPop.
Mathieu is a graduate of the Grenoble School of Management and holds an MBA from Pace University in New York. He is a frequent panelist at tech conferences such as LeWeb Paris, CES Las Vegas, GDC, Casual Connect.
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|Aug 31, 2016||Venture Beat - Social whales: The industry must shift priorities to create strong game communities (VB Live)|
|Aug 15, 2016||Venture Beat - How SongPop’s built a 100-million-player community that’s led to massive success (VB Live)|
|Aug 11, 2016||Venture Beat - Outpost Games’ CEO explains why community isn’t just important; it’s everything (VB Live)|
|Jun 12, 2016||TechCrunch - Apple’s App Store at the end of the app era|
|Jun 30, 2015||Gamasutra - FreshPlanet Takes the Stage for an Encore with SongPop 2 on July 9th|
|Apr 23, 2015||Gamasutra - FreshPlanet's Geometric Puzzler BoxPop Now Available on Apple Watch|
|Feb 17, 2015||Venture Beat - FreshPlanet follows up its mobile song-trivia hit SongPop with a sequel|
|Nov 18, 2013||RudeBaguette - MoviePop, a follow-up to SongPop, sees FreshPlanet look to expand their Quiz franchise|