How Do You Get VCs to Invest in a New Videogame? QuizUp Did It With “Twilight.”

Apparently, the answer is “red.” The more you know … Pre-launch videogames, generally speaking, are not the best fit for venture capital. Games are notoriously a hits-driven business, and the sheer number of free titles being released every month makes picking the winners an inexact science, at best. Nothing speaks louder than numbers, though, as … Continue reading

Sulia Says Its Homegrown Social Network Is Growing, Raises $6 Million

Sulia started out as a list service for Twitter. Then it turned into a filtering service built with Twitter in mind. Last year, it moved away from Twitter and positioned itself as a standalone “subject-based social network.” This version seems to be working: The nine-man startup said it is attracting more than 10 million visitors … Continue reading