Glu Mobile Overview

  • Founded
  • 2001

Founded
  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 800

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $2B

  • Investors
  • 1

Glu Mobile General Information

Description

Glu Mobile Inc is a U.S.-based company that develops and markets games appealing to a broad group of users of smartphones and tablet devices. These games are accessible through direct-to-consumer digital store fronts like the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and Amazon Appstore. The firm generates revenue through in-app purchases and in-game advertising.

Contact Information

Website
www.glu.com
Formerly Known As
Sorrent, Cyent Studios
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Entertainment Software
Parent Company
Primary Office
  • 875 Howard Street
  • Suite 100
  • San Francisco, CA 94103
  • United States
+1 (415) 000-0000

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Glu Mobile Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
11. Merger/Acquisition 03-May-2021 $2B 00000 000 Completed Profitable
10. Secondary Transaction - Open Market 00000 Completed Generating Revenue/Not Profitable
9. PIPE 29-Apr-2015 00000 00000 Completed Profitable
8. 2PO 30-May-2014 0000 00000 Completed Profitable
7. Secondary Transaction - Open Market 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. PIPE 27-Aug-2010 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. IPO 22-Mar-2007 0000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC (Series D) 23-Aug-2005 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Later Stage VC (Series C) 07-Jun-2004 $20M $29.8M Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series B) 30-Apr-2003 $5.5M $9.8M Completed Startup
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Glu Mobile Comparisons

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Glu Mobile Competitors (46)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Gameloft Formerly VC-backed Paris, France 0000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
0000000 (000000000 Venture Capital-Backed Palo Alto, CA 00 0000 000000000 0000
000000 0000 (00000 Venture Capital-Backed San Francisco, CA 000 00000 0000000000 0 00000
00000000 Formerly VC-backed West Hollywood, CA 000 000.00 000000000
000000000 Formerly VC-backed Barcelona, Spain 000 00.000 000000&0 00.000
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Glu Mobile Patents

Glu Mobile Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20190121913-A1 System and method for grouping and sharing social media data Granted 19-Oct-2017 0
US-10817584-B2 System and method for grouping and sharing social media data Active 19-Oct-2017 00000000000 0
US-20210097124-A1 System and method for sharing information using a machine-readable code on a mobile device Pending 19-Oct-2017 00000000000
US-20190304201-A1 Systems and methods for competitive scene completion in an application Granted 14-Jul-2017 000000000 0
US-10504297-B2 Systems and methods for competitive scene completion in an application Active 14-Jul-2017 G06T19/20 0
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Glu Mobile Executive Team (21)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Nick Earl President, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Eric Ludwig Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
Puneet Kedia Vice President - Accounting
Harman Singh Vice President, Investor Relations & Finance
Richard Au Vice President, Technology
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Glu Mobile Board Members (14)

Name Representing Role Since
Ann Mather Self Board Member 000 0000
Ben Feder Glu Mobile Board Member 000 0000
Greg Brandeau Glu Mobile Board Member 000 0000
Hany Nada Self Board Member 000 0000
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Glu Mobile Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Glu Mobile Former Investors (10)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
GGV Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Globespan Capital Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Greenway Investment Company Real Estate Minority 000 0000 000000 0
New Enterprise Associates Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Pinnacle Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Glu Mobile Investments & Acquisitions (16)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000000 19-Dec-2016 0000000000 00.00 Entertainment Software 0000000 0
000000000 03-Nov-2016 0000000000 000.00 Entertainment Software 0000 0000
0000 00000 14-Sep-2016 000000000 00000 Buildings and Property 0000000 0
000000 21-Jan-2016 000000000 00.00 Entertainment Software 0000000 0
Cie Games 20-Aug-2014 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Social Content 0000000 0
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Glu Mobile Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
CrowdStar Entertainment Software Burlingame, CA 2008
000000000 Movies, Music and Entertainment San Francisco, CA 0000
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Glu Mobile Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000 0000 00000 05-Feb-2013 0000 00000 00.00 Completed
  • 5 buyers
Glu Mobile (Moscow studio) 01-Jan-2008 Corporate Asset Purchase Completed
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