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Gaming Intelligence

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Crowdpark launches football betting game on Facebook Social betting games developer Crowdpark has launched what it claims to be the first dedicated football betting game on Facebook. (...) Online

Casual Connect

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Crowdpark kicks off new football betting game “90Live” for Euro 2012 Crowdpark, the European start-up bringing legal betting to the world of social gaming, today launched a new football game, “90Live”. The first dedicated football betting game on Facebook, 90Live kicks off just in time for UEFA Euro 2012 on June 8th, so that players […]

The Next Web

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Berlin startup Crowdpark bets on Euro 2012 with the launch of 90Live game Germany to win? Torres to be top scorer? Greece to repeat their 2004 heroics? With less than two days to go to the big Euro 2012 kickoff, football fans across Europe are arguing over how the next three weeks of drama will […]

Social Games Observer

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Who are the Players Behind the Social Casino and Betting Games Hype? Social casino and betting games are a hot market. Gambling operators are eyeing and buying social games developers in hopes that social gamers will convert to real money gamblers or to include a new stand-alone business with a lot of growth potential into […]

Der Tagesspiegel

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Was Berlin zum Silicon Valley fehlt Ciarán O’Leary ist im Juli 1980 in Irland geboren. In Berlin betreut er unter anderem die Start-ups Crowdpark und Madvertise. (…) Online

Digital Journal

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GiGse Announces ‘Start-up Launchpad’ at the iGaming Conference in San Francisco Companies such as Ryzing Bingo, Crowdpark, Fanduel and others have been successfully using the virtual currency and fantasy betting model to monetize social gamblers, offering a legal alternative to markets where wagering is not allowed. Online

Netzwertig.com

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AnteUp: Crowdpark erlaubt spontane Wettduelle zwischen Freunden Das Berliner Social-Game-Startup Crowdpark hat sich auf Onlinewetten spezialisiert. Mit AnteUp präsentiert das Unternehmen einen Dienst, der spontane Wettduelle zwischen Freunden ermöglicht. (…) Online

Silicon Allee

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Up the Ante with AnteUp – A Better Way to Gamble Gambling is all about losing stacks of money at a casino or on the gee-gees, right? (…) With their latest release, called AnteUp, games developer Crowdpark wants to bring betting into a truly social space. And it’s genuinely quite fun. (…) Online

Startups.co.uk

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What business to start in 2012: Social gaming A number of social betting pioneers are seeing huge success. For example, German internet start-up Crowdpark has enticed over 500,000 people to its Facebook-only gambling game, Bet Tycoon, in just nine months. (…) Online

CNN

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Tech start-ups call Berlin home CNN’s Diana Magnay takes a look at the buzz around Berlin’s booming tech scene. (…) Online

Machine-a-sous.com

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Bet Tycoon, une application Facebook pour parier autrement La dynamique start-up allemande CrowPark ne cesse de développer des applications pour jouer entre amis. Son marché: le « social betting ». (…) Ce système qu’ils ont appelé le Dynamic Betting, permet aux joueurs de maîtriser leurs pertes. En effet, si lors d’un match, l’équipe sur laquelle […]

Spiegel Online

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Gaming Firm Emerges as Global Player Germany is well-known for Internet browser-based games, with several developers including BigPoint in Hamburg, Gameforge in Karlsruhe and Browsergames in Potsdam. Berlin-based game developer Crowdpark focuses on legal non-cash betting. (…)

FAZ

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Gute Geschaftsideen für das Internet Jungunternehmer, die auf der Suche nach Wagniskapital sind, tun sich derzeit deutlich leichter, wenn sie eine gute Geschäftsidee für das Internet haben. (…) “Immer mehr originelle originäre Geschäftsideen entstehen bei uns”, sagt er und führt als Beispiel das Berliner Unternehmen Crowdpark an, das Wettspiele aller Art im Internet anbietet. (…) […]

Online Casino Archives

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Social betting is gaining momentum Over recent months companies have been discovering that people are just as eager to spend money gambling on Facebook games for virtual cash as they are in real online casinos. Of course here the companies have one major advantage, the house always wins. (…) Crowdpark has been funded by European […]

tip Berlin

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Die neue Gründerszene in Berlin Wird Berlin das neue Silicon Valley, oder wächst hier die nächste Internet-Blase heran? tip-Autorin Anne Lena Mösken hat sich in der Gründerszene umgesehen und dabei einen neuen Unternehmertypus kennengelernt. (…) Die Szeneblogs schreien wöchentlich neue Schlagzeilen aus der Berliner Gründerszene hinaus in die Netzwelt. Crowdpark bekommt sechs Millionen. (…) Online […]

20 Minuten Online

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Die Bank gewinnt immer Auf sozialen Netzwerken wird gewettet, bis das Portemonnaie glüht. Anders als im Casino oder an der Pferderennbahn hat man aber keine Aussicht, sein Geld je wieder zu sehen. Dennoch wächst das Geschäft rasant. (…) Mitte Oktober konnte zudem das Berliner Unternehmen Crowdpark Venture-Kapital-Geber davon überzeugen, 6 Millionen Dollar in die junge […]

Reuters

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Venture capital firms focus on Berlin The German capital has gained a reputation as Europe’s newest start-up hub, and now venture capital firm Earlybird is setting up an office in Berlin to be closer to the firms it wants to invest in. (…) Video

VentureBeat

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Crowdpark raises $6M for social betting games Berlin’s Crowdpark is announcing today it has raised $6 million for its social betting games business. Crowdpark takes prediction markets and turns them into a social game where you can bet virtual currency on the prediction you believe will come true. (…) “It basically works like a stock […]

TechCrunch

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Crowdpark Raises $6 Million To Bring Legal, ‘Social Betting’ Games To Facebook (And Soon Android & iOS) Crowdpark, a Berlin-headquartered game developer, announced today that it has raised $6 million in series B financing from top German venture capital firms, Target Partners and existing investor, Earlybird Venture Capital. Waldemar Jantz, partner at Target Partners, will […]

Inside Social Games

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Crowdpark Bets on Forecasting Algorithm for Facebook Game, Scores $6M Round for Mobile Development Berlin-based social betting game developer Crowdpark has raised a $6 million second round of investment led by Europe’s Target Partners with participation from previous investor Earlybird Venture Capital. This brings the developer’s total funding to $8 million. (…) Crowdpark made some […]

Gamasutra

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Social Betting Developer Crowdpark Secures $8M In Funding Start-up social games company Crowdpark, which focuses on social betting titles, has secured $6 million in a new round of equity funding, bringing its total funding to $8 million. (…) Ingo Hinterding, co-founder at Crowdpark, explained, “Crowdpark is defining an entirely new genre of social betting games […]

Games.com

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Crowdpark: Bet Tycoon heralds ‘a promising, new genre’ So, online gambling is illegal, right? Well, not if you do it right, according to Crowdpark co-founder Ingo Hinterding and COO Christoph Jenke, who just scored another $6 million in funding from European investors Target Partners and Earlybird Venture Capital. (…) Players can also create their own […]

San Francisco Chronicle

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The Biggest Betting Game On Facebook Just Raised $6 Million Crowdpark the most popular betting game on Facebook with over 1 million users, just raised $6 million from Target Partners and Earlybird Venture Capital. The social betting platform lets users wager virtual currency on the outcomes of real-life events, like sports games and elections. (…) […]

SiliconANGLE

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Crowdpark Raises $8M to Develop “Social Betting” Berlin-based Crowdpark brings yet another social game genre that allows users to bet and compete against each other in betting events using virtual currency, making it a pioneer in the so-called social betting space. (…) The funds will be used to hire more talent in game design and […]

Social Games Observer

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Berlin Social Games Company Crowdpark Secures $6M US for Social Betting Berlin’s cluster of promising social game companies is growing. Crowdpark, a social game developer focused on social betting games, today announced it has secured approximately $6 million (€4 million) in new equity funding from European investors Target Partners and existing investor Earlybird Venture Capital. […]

Reuters

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New Social Games Company Crowdpark Secures US$8M in Funding from Target Partners & Earlybird Crowdpark, the leading developer focused on social betting games, today announced it has secured approximately $6M USD (€4M) in new equity funding from top European investors Target Partners and existing investor Earlybird Venture Capital. (…) “Crowdpark is defining an entirely new […]

Gamezebo

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Investors bet on Crowdpark with $6 million funding announcement Crowdpark, the developer behind social betting game Bet Tycoon, has received $6 million in funding to help expand its business and the betting genre as a whole, with new games, platforms, and technology. When added to previous investments, Crowdpark has now raised $8 million in funding. […]

benzinga

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Social Betting Pioneer Crowdpark Gets a $6M Boost from Target Partners and Earlybird Venture Capital The funds will be used to hire new talent and to further development of this “completely new genre.” Crowdpark, the maker of Bet Tycoon and other, soon-to-be-released social betting games, has received $6 million in additional funding from Target Partners […]

Tornado Insider

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Crowdpark wins €4 million Crowdpark, a German company focused on social betting games, has received €4 million in new equity funding from Target Partners and existing investor Earlybird Venture Capital. (…) Crowdpark now aims to use their technology to build games in growth categories such as casino games. It will offer several betting and casino […]

All Things D

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Casino Social Gaming Ringing Up Big Business on Facebook Facebook games are often compared to gambling because of their addictive qualities that get consumers to spend a few more dollars to continue playing. (…) Today, Berlin-based CrowdPark has announced it had raised $6 million in capital to help fuel a concept of social betting, where […]

peHUB

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Crowdpark Inks $6M from Target Partners, Earlybird Crowdpark, a developer of social betting games, has raised $6 million in new financing. Target Partners and Earlybird Venture Capital provided the round, which brings the company’s total financing to $8 million. The company will use the round to add to staff and continue and product development. (…) […]

Digital Media Wire

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Crowdpark Raises $6M for “Social Betting” Games Crowdpark, a startup developer focused on social betting games, today announced investments totaling about $6 million from Target Partners and existing investor Earlybird Venture Capital. This brings the Berlin-based company’s total amount of funding to approximately $8 million. Waldemar Jantz, partner at Target Partners, will also join the […]

Business Insider

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The Biggest Betting Game On Facebook Just Raised $6 Million Crowdpark the most popular betting game on Facebook with over 1 million users, just raised $6 million from Target Partners and Earlybird Venture Capital. (…) Based in Berlin, Crowdpark just introduced its next generation “dynamic betting” technology, which serves as a real-time marketplace for these […]

Dow Jones Venture Wire

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Crowdpark Puts $6M Toward Social Betting Crowdpark GmbH has raised a $6 million Series B round of funding for social betting games where players wager virtual currency on real-life events. (…) Online PDF

Forbes

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Social Betting Pioneer Crowdpark Gets a $6M Boost from Target Partners and Earlybird Venture Capital The funds will be used to hire new talent and to further development of this “completely new genre.” Crowdpark, the maker of Bet Tycoon and other, soon-to-be-released social betting games, has received $6 million in additional funding from Target Partners […]

Deutsche Startups

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Crowdpark sammelt 4 Millionen Euro ein – Target Partners und Earlybird investieren in das Start-up Überraschung am späten Mittwochnachmittag: Der Berliner Social-Gaming-Anbieter Crowdpark (www.crowdpark.com) verkündet mal eben den Abschluss einer millonenschweren Finanzierungsrunde. Target Partners und Earlybird statten das Jungunternehmen in einer Series-B-Finanzierungsrunde mit stattlichen vier Millionen Euro aus. (…) Online (in German)

gamesindustry.biz

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$8 million in funding for Bet Tycoon dev Crowdpark Crowdpark has brought its funding total to $8 million, after recently securing $6 million from European investors Target Partners and Earlybird Venture Capital. (…) Online

mobilbranche.de

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Crowdpark sammelt 4 Mio Euro für Mobile Games ein Nächste Games-Erfolgsstory made in Berlin: Das erst 2009 gegründete Startup Crowdpark aus Berlin, das bislang v.a. durch das Facebook-Spiel “Bet Tycoon” bekannt ist, hat sich 4 Mio Euro Risikokapital gesichert und will damit vor allem seine Expansion in Richtung Mobile Games vorantreiben. Das Geld, das von […]

New Social Games Company Crowdpark Secures US$8M in Funding from Target Partners & Earlybird

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New Social Games Company Crowdpark Secures US$8M in Funding from Target Partners & Earlybird

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Crowdpark, the leading developer focused on social betting games, today announced it has secured approximately $6M USD (€4M) in new equity funding from top European investors Target Partners and existing investor Earlybird Venture Capital. This brings the total amount of funding raised in all rounds to approximately $8M USD. The funding aims to further fuel […]

mediabiz

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Crowdpark sammelt vier Mio. Euro ein und startet “Bet Tycoon” Internet-Startup und frisch geschlüpfter Socialgames-Anbieter Crowdpark hat ein Vier-Millionen-Investment erhalten. Die Münchner VC-Gesellschaft Target Partners und der bestehende Investor Earlybird bringen durch diese zweite Finanzierungsrunde die Gesamtfinanzierungssumme auf sechs Millionen Euro. Das zwei Jahre alte Startup hat auf die bestehende Plattform Crowdpark.de, bei der in […]

Silicon Valley Watcher

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Crowdpark Bets On Social Wagers – VCs Bet $6m I recently spoke with Crowdpark, an interesting startup that allows Facebook users to wager virtual currency on football games, elections, or anything they want. (…) Our technology is derived from prior business in developing algorithms to predict pricing in B2B markets, used by large companies. There […]

GamingIntelligence

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Crowdpark to develop cross-platform social betting games Social betting games developer Crowdpark will look to develop several betting and casino products for multiple social platforms including Facebook after the company secured approximately US$6m in new equity funding from European investors Target Partners and existing investor Earlybird Venture Capital. (…) “Crowdpark is defining an entirely new […]

CalvinAyre.com

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Crowdpark hopes to popularize ‘social betting’ among Facebook gamers Berlin-based ‘social betting’ game developer Crowdpark has scored $6m from European venture capitalists betting that Facebookers are looking for alternatives to growing crops in Farmville and playing Zynga Poker. Opening up their wallets this time around were Target Partners and original investors Earlybird Venture Capital, with […]

Gründerszene

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Millionenfinanzierung: Crowdpark erhält vier Millionen Euro von Target Partners und Earlybird Wieder ein Berliner Spiele-Unternehmen mit Millionenfinanzierung. Der Social-Gaming-Anbieter Crowdpark (www.crowdpark.de) hat sich in einer Series-B-Finanzierungsrunde insgesamt vier Millionen Euro von der Münchner Venture Capital-Gesellschaft Target Partners (www.targetpartners.de) und dem bestehenden Investor Earlybird (www.earlybird.com) Venture Capital gesichert. (…) Online (in German)

OGLabs

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SocialGames Start-up Crowdpark sammelt 4 Millionen Euro ein Das 2009 in Berlin gegründete SocialGames-Unternehmen Crowdpark konnte vor Kurzem eine Finanzierungsrunde von 4 Millionen Euro abschließen. Der Berliner SocialGames-Entwickler Crowdpark verkündete gestern den Abschluss einer vier Millionen Euro Finanzierungsrunde. Investiert wurde das Geld von Target Partners und dem bereits bestehenden Investor Earlybird Venture Capital. Die gesamte […]

iBusiness

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Social-Gaming-Anbieter Crowdpark sichert sich Anschubfinanzierung Der Berliner Social-Gaming-Anbieter Crowdpark hat sich in einer Series-B- Finanzierungsrunde insgesamt vier Millionen Euro von der Münchner Venture-Capital-Gesellschaft Target Partners und dem bestehenden Investor Earlybird Venture Capital gesichert. Die gesamte Finanzierungssumme beläuft sich damit auf rund sechs Millionen Euro. (…) Online

Börse Express

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Gaming-Firma Crowdpark erhält sechs Millionen Euro Finanzierung Die Münchner Venture Capital-Gesellschaft Target Partners hat sich zusammen mit dem bestehenden Investor Earlybird Venture Capital in einer Series-B-Finanzierungsrunde mit insgesamt vier Millionen Euro an Crowdpark beteiligt. Die gesamte Finanzierungssumme beläuft sich damit auf rund sechs Millionen Euro. Crowdpark ist auf dem Gebiet der Social Betting Games tätig. […]

2366.com

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社交游戏公司Crowdpark获600万美元融资 位于柏林的博彩社交游戏公司Crowdpark于日前获得了第二轮总计高达600万美元的融资。此笔融资由位于欧洲的Target Partners公司领投,其他参与者包括先前曾投资过Crowdpark公司的投资商Earlybird风投公司。此笔融资的完成也使得Crowdpark公司总融资数上升到800万美元。Crowdpark公司旗下游戏Bet Tycoon(原名Crowdpark–Betting Game)曾在今年初受到了Facebook玩家的广泛好评。该游戏在今夏时常跻身Facebook新兴游戏榜。Bet Tycoon这款游戏的一大亮点在于玩家可以为任何事情下注,小到体育比赛博彩,大到流行时事主题。玩家通过使用Facebook Credits换取游戏内大量虚拟货币,并使用这些虚拟货币进行博彩。值得一提的是,由于Facebook相关政策和各国法律法规限定,即使玩家在游戏中赢得了大量的虚拟货币,这些货币也不能被兑换成Facebook Credits。(…) Online (in Chinese)

eNet.com.cn

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社交游戏公司Crowdpark获600万美元融资 位于柏林的博彩社交游戏公司Crowdpark于日前获得了第二轮总计高达600万美元的融资。此笔融资由位于欧洲的Target Partners公司领投,其他参与者包括先前曾投资过Crowdpark公司的投资商Earlybird风投公司。此笔融资的完成也使得Crowdpark公司总融资数上升到800万美元。(…) Online (in Chinese)

Android Apps

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PlayStation Store hits Android-based Sony tablets Android tablets are getting a well-deserved boost with the launch of Ice Cream Sandwich. (…) Encouraging an entire sub-market for the gaming industry, Android devices will also be part of Crowdpark’s distribution strategy around legal betting games. The game publisher raised $8 million in a funding round this week, […]

PoslovniPuls

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Zaboravite na Zyngu, nova tvornica novca na Facebooku je virtualna kladionica Crowdpark I dok čekamo da se carstvo virtualnih igara na Facebooku zvano Zynga konačno ukaže na Njujorškoj burzi – čini se da jedan njemački startup u svojim rukama ima novu tvornicu novca i to ne onog virtualnog… Kompanija koja razvija zanimljivu Facebook virtualnu kladionicu […]

ZippyCart

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Crowdpark Allows Social Betting On Almost Anything Crowdpark is a Berlin-based company that creates social betting games which allow players to make bets in real time on anything going on in the world around them. (…) Crowdpark’s Bet Tycoon is currently only available on the Web but the company plans to begin releasing mobile games […]

iGamingBusiness

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Crowdpark secures additional investment Berlin-based social betting games developer Crowdpark has secured approximately six million dollars in new equity funding from European investor Target Partners and existing backer Earlybird Venture Capital. Established in 2009 Crowdpark revealed that it has now raised around eight million dollars that will be used to further develop cross-platform technology, create […]

The Zimbabwe Telegraph

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Crowdpark Raises $6 Million To Bring Legal, ‘Social Betting’ Games To Facebook Crowdpark, a Berlin-headquartered game developer, announced today that it has raised $6 million in series B financing from top German venture capital firms, Target Partners and existing investor, Earlybird Venture Capital. Waldemar Jantz, partner at Target Partners, will be joining the startup’s board […]

FYB

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Target Partners & Earlybird finanzieren Crowdpark mit 6 Mio Euro Crowdpark hat sich in einer Series-B Finanzierungsrunde insgesamt vier Millionen Euro von der Münchner Venture Capital-Gesellschaft Target Partners und dem bestehenden Investor Earlybird Venture Capital gesichert. Die gesamte Finanzierungssumme beläuft sich damit auf rund sechs Millionen Euro. Damit kann das rasante Wachstum des Berliner Social-Gaming-Unternehmens […]

Casino.de

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Wetten auf Facebook Schon seit April kann man Bet Tycoon auf Facebook spielen. Wetten mit virtuellem Geld und gegen seine Freunde stehen hoch im Kurs. Die Spieler zocken auf ganz legalem Weg und haben viel Spaß dabei. (…) Bet Tycoon ermöglicht das Herausfordern seiner Freunde und den steten Wettkampf um die besten Plätze auf der […]

StartUp Beat

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With $6 million in new funding in-hand, Berlin-based Crowdpark is breaking new ground in social betting games A Q&A with Crowdpark co-founder and COO Christoph Jenke. The Berlin–based company was founded in April of 2009. (…) SUB: What differentiates Crowdpark from your competitors? Jenke: We’re experts and completely focused on social betting games. Our products […]

Financial Times – Germany

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Berlin takes off The start-up scene in the capital is booming like never before. This new start-up-generation doesn’t just want to copy successful US-ideas, but also wants to create something new. Investors already praise Berlin as the new Silicon Valley. (…) They apply at a new generation of German start-ups, like Researchgate or Crowdpark, Wooga […]

förderland

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Investment with Venture Capital – how much money do I need? Whenever someone does the financial analysis for his own company, at some point he will end up asking himself how to finance essential investments. (…) “In talks with various VC-corporations we discovered that the term venture capital investor was a little bit misleading for […]

TotallyGaming.com

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EIG 2011 – Interview with Ingo Hinterding – Founder & MD Crowdpark Interview with Ingo Hinterding, Founder and Managing Director Crowdpark, at European iGaming Congress & Expo, Milan. Online

Stefan Walter

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Number Juggler

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Crowdparkoholic

Ines Gehrmann

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Mistress of Marketing

Francis Varga

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Resident Nerd

Tino Ehrich

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Back-/Frontend Gladiator

Alexander Chroust

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The Architect

Anja Lindner

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Princess of Sprites

Sammy Mansour

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Pixel Pimp

Maria Bräutigam

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Super-Human Resources

Christian Bründlinger

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The Apprentice

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Jack of all Trades

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Kicker Queen

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Turkish Delight

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netzwertig.com

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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Just like Wunderlist reached Crowdpark the 1-Million-User milestone. But to break the million just after half the time Twitter needed is already a good sign. Online

Crowdpark has 1 million users!

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We are happy to announce that Crowdpark has officially reached over 1 million users today and it’s all thanks to you! And it only took us 230 days! Since the beginning of the year Crowdpark showed enormous growth potential. Every day, thousands of users from all over the world join us and today we finally […]

Soccer time with Crowdpark!

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The football season is starting again and Crowdpark is on top of it all! It doesn't matter if you follow the German Bundesliga, the Premier League or the Seria A, with us you won't miss a single football-event. On our Facebook Fanpage you can find extra tabs for the different leagues with a current schedule […]

The Big Charity Rally

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Crowdpark is proud to support the „3 Musketeers to Mongolia” fund-raiser! Three brave men want to raise 50.000€ for a good cause and go on a journey that will become one of their craziest experiences of their lives. Their journey starts on Saturday, July 23rd, from Munich by car and it will lead them all […]

CNBC Business

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Berlin’s New Techno Beat With its cheap rents and hot nightlife, the German capital is a magnet for young techies. (…) Christoph Jenke, COO of Crowdpark, was also impressed and says that being from Berlin was a definite advantage when speaking to potential investors. “They see it as Europe’s tech capital and the message has […]

Game-Testing at Crowdpark

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Yesterday we had our very first game-testing at our beautiful Berlin office. With some cold Club-Mate and lots of gummy bears as a bait, we asked several people on the street to come up and test the latest version of our Facebook-Game for the first time. We received a lot of insightful and honest Feedback, […]

Win official gear of your favorite team

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Crowdpark is excited for the Copa America and now you should be too! This is because we are giving our users an opportunity to make the Copa America even more exciting. We will be awarding one lucky person official gear from their favorite team at the end of the tournament. Winning is very simple.

WirtschaftsWoche

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Valley Talk: In Search for funding in California The Silicon Valley experiences a venture capital boom again. German entrepreneurs hope to tap into this source of capital. (…) Just like Ingo Hinterding, one of the founders of Parklabs. Since May 2009, the Berlin based startup continues to develop on their betting platform Crowdpark, where users […]

monsters&critics

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German start-ups woo ueber-capitalists, California style It was a quintessential Silicon Valley moment. Whip-smart young tech entrepreneurs were pitching their dreams to high powered venture capitalists in swanky hotel rooms. (…) He gave high marks to Ingo Hinterding of CrowdPark, who was looking for between 6 million dollars and 8 million dollars for a game […]

Focus

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East German startups campaign for funding in the Silicon Valley It’s a classic Silicon-Valley-Scenario: smart and young entrepreneurs present their ideas to high-profile investors in fancy hotel rooms. (…) CrowdPark’s Ingo Hinterding received good grades from Tsao. He wants to raise between six and eight million dollars for a game that allows users to bet […]

Film Demnächst

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Oscar-Bets: “The King’s Speech”, Colin Firth and Natalie Portman are ahead The users at Crowdpark, the ‘dynamic betting’ game, have already picked the winners for this year’s Oscars. For Best Actress it looks like Natalie Portman will take home the prize for her role as Nina Sayers in The Black Swan. Pulling ahead with a […]

Crowdpark launches internationally and opens U.S. office

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C’t Magazin

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Betting on the future Based on the wisdom of the crowds, prediction models attempt to forecast the future by combining the predictions of many and extracting out of them a trend. This method is often relatively accurate when it comes to stick markets and election results. Crowdpark has taken this technology and adapted it to […]

Kontakter

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Betting-platform is expanding The Berlin based startup Crowdpark is expanding in two respects: On one hand the company, that offers dynamic sport betting on its website, is opening up a branch in San Francisco. At the same time, a Facebook application extends the brand in the Social-Media-Sector. (…) PDF

Deutsche Startups

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Short notifications: frents, Crowdpark, Damenschuh.de, tasqade, SunSpiele The Social-Forecasting-Service Crowdpark (www.crowdpark.de) expands to the US. The startup is opening a branch in San Francisco, starts an English version of their website and, last but not least, introduces a bilinugal Facebook-Application. Facebook-users can finally challenge their friends online. (…) Online

Werben & Verkaufen

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Betting-platform Crowdpark is expanding The Berlin based startup Crowdpark is expanding in two respects: On one hand the company, that offers dynamic sport betting on its website, is opening up a branch in San Francisco. At the same time, a Facebook application extends the brand in the Social-Media-Sector. (…) Online

Internetworld

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Bet on the future Crowdpark.de lets users bet on several different topics and sports results and provides forecasts. (…) Crowdpark is a playful variation of an electronic prediction-website. Such platforms are very sought after by investors because they use the wisdom of the online-community and promise bigger markets for companies. (…) Online PDF

Vorarlberg Online

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Meow! bet on Katzenberger Distract yourself with a new and fun online game and become an expert on all things Daniela Katzenberger! “Will she be number one in the charts with her new single?” (…) This and much more are typical questions with which fans of Daniela Katzenberger (and all the other stars) kill their […]

Welt-Online

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An-Online-Game-as-Response-Engine-and-Betting-Platform Crowdpark lets web surfers answer questions – the crowd ought to deliver the correct answers, even though it’s just a betting game – Social Betting provides its users fun and the Berlin based startup Crowdpark a business model and investors funding. (…) Online

Crowdpark receives Series A funding from Earlybird

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3sat

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Crowd Wisdom – The wisdom of the many Who makes a better verdict: an expert or the crowd? In suprisingly many occasions, the crowd is correct. The animal kingodm demonstrates it: Birds, fish, bees and ants are normally no intelligent animals, but as a crowd they can make seemlingly smart decisions. (…) The Berlin based […]

Berliner Zeitung

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Winning makes honest On Crowdpark.de users can bet on the outcome of many topics – and deliver very precise forcasts. The website looks like a typical news-portal, but the news shown are the news of tomorrow. (…) Online

Detektor FM

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The swarm – why the crowd is more intelligent than only one individual An individual in the crowd doesn’t act aimlessly like everyone thought for the longest time. A swarm however develops a certain intelligence, a group is smarter than one individual. Internet companies want to take advantage of this »collective wisdom«. (…) Online Radio […]

ZDFheute

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Bet on the news of tomorrow – Internet-oracle uses the wisdom of the crowd Bet on the news of tomorrow – Internet-oracle uses the wisdom of the crowd. (…) A Berlin based startup developed a website with which they want to look into the future. (…)