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Toywheel Launches App to Connect Toys and Augmented Reality

Toywheel Launches App to Connect Toys and Augmented Reality

Felicitas Hackmann April 10, 2014 0

Let’s face it: You don’t need to be a geek mom or dad to realize that kids grow up with different technology and toys these days. The Berlin-based startup Toywheel understood the need to

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Google rumoured to be working on an Android games console

Google rumoured to be working on an Android games console

Dean Takahashi June 28, 2013 0

Google is working on building an Android game console, the Wall Street Journal reports. The console is reportedly one of a couple of Android-powered devices that the company is creating in addition to a wrist watch.

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20 leading VC firms investing in early-stage tech startups in Europe

20 leading VC firms investing in early-stage tech startups in Europe

Charmaine Li March 7, 2013 19

Looking to raise capital for your startup? Have a good idea but don’t know who to talk to? We’ve compiled an alphabetical guide of notable VC firms so you can scope out their profile, create

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Wooga founder Jens Begemann: Touch is a bigger revolution for games than the mouse

Wooga founder Jens Begemann: Touch is a bigger revolution for games than the mouse

Dean Takahashi February 13, 2013 1

The touch screen is going to create a bigger revolution in games than the computer mouse did — so says Jens Begemann, the chief executive of Berlin-based casual game maker Wooga. That’s saying a lot since

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Opera Founder invests $550,000 in We Want To Know – To Make Maths fun for kids

Opera Founder invests $550,000 in We Want To Know – To Make Maths fun for kids

Tor Gronsund December 12, 2012 2

We Want To Know, a French-Norwegian games developer that aims to help kids learn mathematics more effectively, has announced that it has raised MNOK 3 (approx. $550,000) in new funding from Opera Software founder Jon

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Germany’s Hitfox expands games empire to San Francisco and Paris

Germany’s Hitfox expands games empire to San Francisco and Paris

Nina Fowler December 4, 2012 1

Games distribution company builder Hitfox is strengthening its global presence with new offices in San Francisco and Paris, less than a month after opening a new base in Seoul. Hitfox, founded by Jan Beckers in

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VIDEO – Stepping into Smeet – the cutting-edge world of 3D social networking

VIDEO – Stepping into Smeet – the cutting-edge world of 3D social networking

Charmaine Li March 29, 2012 6

Imagine a social networking site that allows you to meet new people… in 3D avatar form. Well, that’s what Berlin-based company Smeet has been on a mission to do since 2007, and so far

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VIDEO – Stattmedia Game Contest

VIDEO – Stattmedia Game Contest

Charmaine Li February 23, 2012 0

The results are in and the votes have been tallied. ‘Rakete’ by Mario von Rickenbach, was the clear crowd pleaser and judge’s choice at the Stattmedia Game Contest on Friday, 17 February. The event, which

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Stattmedia Game Contest – unleash your inner geek at Stattbad

Stattmedia Game Contest – unleash your inner geek at Stattbad

Charmaine Li February 16, 2012 1

Nerds and young-at-heart alert: Friday night is games night…. in a drained 19th century pool. The former swimming hall at Stattbad, Berlin, will be turned into a tech fusion of DJs and interactive large-scale

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40 million players hooked on Wooga

40 million players hooked on Wooga

Charmaine Li February 9, 2012 2

Social game maker Wooga has today announced, it has hit a record monthly user base of 40 million after a growth of 185% from 14 million in January last year. The Berlin startup – a

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