For Tech’s Elite, Mobile Gaming Is a Big Play

Mobile gaming is the new frontier.

After Aadil Mamujee graduated from Harvard Business School in 2010, he could have worked anywhere. Rather than join a hedge fund or consulting firm though, he signed up with a small, San Francisco gaming start-up best known for “Tap Pet Hotel,” an iPhone videogame that lets users build hotel rooms for animated puppies and pandas.

It wasn’t a passion for videogames that sent Mr. Mamujee, 29 years old, to Pocket Gems Inc. The Cambridge University-trained engineer saw in mobile-phone gaming, an industry whose products reach tens of millions of consumers — a new Wild West where the multimillionaires of tomorrow are still to be crowned.

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