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Company Overview of RockYou, Inc.

Company Overview

RockYou, Inc. develops in-game video advertising platform for premium brands connecting them to users. Its platform enables advertisers to reach highly engaged consumers, and game developers to monetize their entire player base. RockYou, Inc. was formerly known as netPickle, Inc. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in San Francisco, California with additional offices in Bengaluru, India.

208 Utah Street

Suite 300

San Francisco, CA 94103

United States

Founded in 2005

Phone:

415-580-6400

Key Executives for RockYou, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Vice President of Finance and Administration
Chief Operating Officer
Director of Corporate Development and General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

RockYou, Inc. Key Developments

RockYou Opens First International Studio in Bangalore

RockYou announced it has officially opened offices in Bangalore, marking its first international studio as the company expands its game publishing and advertising operations globally. RockYou India supports the company's strategic growth plan of monetizing popular free-to-play games, with the office focusing primarily on game development and support for its dozens of titles. It will also support the implementation of advertising into RockYou games. RockYou projects the studio will reach more than 100 employees by the end of 2015 with consistent hiring across key areas including product management, design, engineering, QA, community management and administration.

RockYou Secures Additional $10 Million from FastPay Partners

RockYou, Inc. has secured additional $10 million funding from FastPay Partners LLC. The deal was concluded on July 31, 2014. RockYou intends to use the proceeds to acquire new online, social and mobile titles and expanding its video advertisement inventory for brands.

GameTek LLC Enters into a Patent License and Settlement Agreement with Rockyou, Inc

Acacia Research Corporation announced that its GameTek LLC subsidiary has entered into a patent license and settlement agreement with Rockyou, Inc. This agreement resolves patent litigation that was pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.

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