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Plain Vanilla Games

169 11th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Thor Fridriksson (10/20/2010)
Finance: Ymir Finnbogason (6/1/2012)

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) David Helgason (Unity Software) Ellie Wheeler (Greycroft Partners) Roelof Botha (Sequoia Capital Partner)

Business description: Plain Vanilla is an Icelandic Game Studio based in Reykjavik Iceland and in San Francisco. Plain Vanilla was founded late 2010 and published it’s first title, The Moogies with Chillingo on the App store in November 2011. Plain Vanilla is now developing the first real time multiplayer quiz platform for mobile devices. Plain Vanilla is developing QuizUp, the world's first Real-Time Social Trivia Platform for mobile devices. Based in San Francisco and Reykjavik, Iceland, we are working hard on the next big thing where mobile, gaming and social media overlap. A compelling platform for people to connect with others through their passions and interests. Over 1 million QuizUp users around the globe are already enjoying the thrill of competing live against each other in various QuizUp games on iOS and Android devices. Soon we will introduce the the next step.

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Jan 2016   Jun 2015
Capital raised: 40.2M
Last Round: 7.5M
Ownership: Private  
VCs include: Ridge VenturesSequoia Capital;  eVentures;  Tencent Greycroft PartnersBOLDstart Ventures ;  Mesa Global ;  The BAM trust;  Cap-Meridian Ventures ;  Red Globe;  Bootfish;  CAA Ventures

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Record updated: Jan 2016
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2010
Headcount: 11-25
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Jan 2016   Jun 2015
Capital Raised: 40.2M
Last Round: 7.5M
Ownership: Private