Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Steven Lurie - Zynga




In this video, I chat with @StevenLurie from Zynga.

Steven, a law graduate from Harvard, talks about his 18 months in India expanding Zynga's india presence aggressively- making it the fastest growing part of Zynga- and also about his various passions, including his newly spawned entrepreneurial community in Bangalore- "Startup-Connect" and his Philanthrophic interests.

Zynga is a social network game development company located in San Francisco, United States.They develop browser-based games that work both stand-alone and as application widgets on social networking websites such as Facebook, Orkut, Google+ and Myspace.

As of February 2012, Zynga's games on Facebook have over 240 million monthly active users. Five of Zynga's games, CityVille, CastleVille, Zynga Poker, FarmVille, and Empires & Allies, are among the most widely used game applications on Facebook, with CityVille having over 46 million monthly active users.Zynga filed with the SEC to raise up to $1 billion in an initial public offering on July 1, 2011 and began trading on NASDAQ December 16, 2011

Steven can be found on Twitter  @StevenLurie  and on linkedin

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