Muckety
 
 
 
 
 

Muck tracker - Zynga files IPO documents

By Muckety

July 1, 2011 at 3:41pm

Online games company Zynga filed papers Friday for a $1 billion public offering.

The filing revealed that Stanley J. Meresman, a former venture partner with Technology Crossover Ventures and former Silicon Graphics exec, has joined the Zynga board.

His presence strengthen’s the company’s ties to LinkedIn, which recently went public. Reid Hoffman, also a director of Zynga, is chairman of LinkedIn; Peter Thiel, an investor in Zynga, was an angel investor.

In some regards, LinkedIn is a competitor of Facebook, the site that sends players and revenues to Zynga.

Facebook and Zynga have a contractual partnership through May 2015. Outlining potential risks of investment, Zynga lists its relationship with Facebook as No. 1, noting that business would suffer if Facebook discontinued or limited its ties to the company.

Follow Muckety on Twitter Tweet This! Share on Facebook

Click here to sign up for the Muckety Newsletter

 Read related stories: Muck tracker  

0 Comments

  • There are no comments yet, be the first by filling in the form below.

Leave a Comment

The relationship map to the left is interactive.
• Solid lines are current relations. Dotted lines are former relations.
• Expand items with + signs by double-clicking or by selecting multiple items in the map and pressing the "e" key.
• Move an item in the map by clicking and dragging.
• You can also delete items, separate boxes and save maps. Right-click on the map or select Map Tools for these options.
• Find out more about an item in the map by right-clicking on the item and choosing Information about...
• View map color key.
• This interactive map requires Flash player.


Become a fan of Muckety on Facebook

  • Search for stories
      
    Special Features

Follow Muckety on Twitter Follow Muckety on Twitter
Muckety has no direct connection to most of the people or organizations listed on these pages.
We are unable to forward personal messages or provide personal contact information.
We make every effort at Muckety to ensure that our data is correct and timely. However, relationships are in constant flux and we cannot guarantee accuracy. If you come across incorrect or outdated information, please let us know by email.
© 2017 Muckety LLC