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Mango Games

An India-based product company dedicated to bringing together 1.5 BB potential players in South Asia to communicate and play games

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Media and Entertainment
  • Location Bangalore, KA, India
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2011
  • Employees 22
  • Website mangogames.com

Company Summary

Mango Games publishes viral and engaging casual games for mobile, web and social platforms. The company intends to be the leading online games company based in India, with a focus on the South Asian market. The founders are an experienced team from Ibibo, Zynga and Games24x7. We have 4 games in process or released. The company received $1 MM in funding from an early Facebook exec as well as Deep Kalra of MakeMyTrip and Naveen Tiwari of InMobi.

Team

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    Richard de Silva
    CEO

    Prior to Mango Games, Richard was an entrepreneur and venture capital investor in Silicon Valley. Richard was previously a General Partner at Highland Capital Partners, a venture capital and private equity firm with $3 billion in assets under management. He joined Highland in 2003 and has been an investor, board member or board observer at FastClick (sold to Value Click – VCLK), Quigo (sold to AOL), Turbine Entertainment (sold to Time Warner – TW

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    Sanjeev Kumar
    CTO

    Sanjeev was previously the CTO of Play Games24x7, India's largest cash gaming company. Before returning to India, Sanjeev spent 11 years with Clarify, a CRM product company in Silicon valley USA. Sanjeev completed his BE in CSE from University College of Engineering, Osmania University, and an executive MBA from IIM-Lucknow.

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    Charandeep Singh Hattar
    India operations head

    Charan previously led the Game Monetization and Micro Transaction business for ibibo Web, the MIH- Tencent joint venture based in Gurgaon. Charan has worked at major betting and gaming companies in the U.K including Sky bet, the gaming arm of BSKYB group where he managed Online Casino, Poker and Sports betting products. Charan holds a Masters degree in Business from Leeds Business School, U.K and a graduate degree from University of Delhi.

Advisors

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    Shantanu Surpure
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Social+Capital Partnership - Chamath Palihipitiya (early FB exec)
    Unconfirmed
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    Deep Kalra
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    Naveen Tiwari
    Unconfirmed