Peak Games Raises $11.5 Million for Social Games in Emerging Markets

Istanbul’s Peak Games has raised $11.5 million more in capital to continue to build social games targeting emerging markets, such as Turkey, the Middle East, South America and Mexico. Investors in the round include Earlybird Venture Capital and Hummingbird Ventures. The capital will be used to enter new markets, for game studio acquisitions — including the recent purchases of Umaykut and Erlikhan — and to hire more employees.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik