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Million dollar idea: The video game

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst tells us how the video game became a million dollar idea......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 17th, 2018

Roblox, fresh off round that doubled its unicorn valuation, buys Pitch startup

Roblox Inc., which last month doubled its unicorn valuation in a $150 million funding round, has acquired a content delivery and management startup that was featured in The Pitch two years ago. The San Mateo-based video game hub business bought PacketZ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 11th, 2018

Playing the Long Game, Fortnite Parent Epic Games Acquires Anti-Cheat Service Kamu

Kamu makes Easy Anti-Cheat, used by 100 million PC players worldwide. Fortnite is playing to win as it continues to dominate the video game industry. Epic Games, the firm that created Fortnite, has acquired Kamu, a company that specializes in pl.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 8th, 2018

How an Iowa video game nerd makes up to $500,000 a year playing Fortnite

An Iowa man is an online celebrity for his YouTube channel and live streams of Fortnite. He has nearly 1 million subscri.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytSep 27th, 2018

The video game turning teens into millionaires has raised a whopping $150 million, making it a $2.5 billion company

Roblox Roblox, a massively popular video game with 70 million monthly active players, has raised $150 mi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 5th, 2018

Fox Invests $100 Million in Caffeine, Squaring Off Against Amazon in Growing Video Game Streaming Field

"This is a game changing deal for us," Caffeine's co-founder and CEO said. 21st Century Fox is betting big on an upstart video streaming service that seeks to one-up Twitch, Amazon’s phenomenally successful game streaming service. Fox h.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 5th, 2018

The Pagani Huayra: The making of a multi-million-dollar hypercar

When does car construction become art? WSJ auto columnist Dan Neil travels to Horacio Pagani’s factory in Italy to discover what goes into making the Huayra, the ultimate boutique hypercar. Video: Jeff Bush.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 23rd, 2018

A Non-Gamer’s Guide to Fortnite, the Game That Conquered All the Screens

It ramped up rapidly, distracting school classrooms all spring and reaching 40 million users last month, before many parents and teachers had any idea what it was. We’ll help you catch up......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJul 25th, 2018

A video game turned this self-taught 23-year-old programmer into a budding mogul who can support his mom and brother

Roblox 23-year-old Alex Binello is the co-creator and proprietor of "MeepCity," a hit free-to-play game with 15 million monthly active players.  "MeepCity" is the biggest game on R.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 22nd, 2018

Fortnite — a free video game — is a billion- dollar money machine

Epic Games A new report estimates that "Fortnite: Battle Royale" .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 20th, 2018

Fortnite — a free video game — is a billion dollar money machine

Epic Games A new report estimates that "Fortnite: Battle Royale" has .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 19th, 2018

Are you sitting on top of a million-dollar idea?

4 lessons you can learn from a successful entrepreneur about the business ideas that may be right under your nose.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 19th, 2018

"Active Shooter" Video Game Allows Players to Be School Gunman, Parkland Parents Say It"s ‘Disgusting’

"There have been 22 school shootings in the U.S. since the beginning of this year. Why would anybody think it’s a good idea?".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 28th, 2018

Active Shooter Video Game Allows Players to Be School Gunman, Parkland Parents Say It"s ‘Disgusting’

"There have been 22 school shootings in the U.S. since the beginning of this year. Why would anybody think it’s a good idea.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 28th, 2018

New video game: Elon Musk Tesla vs. asteroids, spaceships, Jeff Bezos

A new 8-bit video game has an idea, and it has something to do with avoiding asteroids, spaceships, and defeating the head of Jeff Bezos. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.   .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 24th, 2018

Million dollar idea: The light bulb

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the light bulb became a million dollar idea......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 21st, 2018

Fortnite Addiction Is Becoming a Problem for Major League Baseball

Could video games become the next forbidden activity in multi-million dollar contract negotiations? One of v.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 11th, 2018

Million dollar idea: The remote control

Aaron Heslehurst explains how the remote control became a million dollar idea......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 10th, 2018

How This Popular YouTuber Turned 4.1 Million Subscribers Into Diehard Customers

Cassey Ho of Blogilates shares how she turned one video into a multi-million dollar company......»»

Category: topSource: incMay 3rd, 2018

Million dollar idea: The vacuum cleaner

The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how the vacuum cleaner became a million dollar idea......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 3rd, 2018

How Duolingo"s CEO went from being a 10-year-old video-game bootlegger to building a $700 million company

Chantal Heijnen for Duolingo Duolingo cofounder and CEO Luis von Ahn is a crowdsourcing pioneer and the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, commonly known as a "Genius Grant." Von Ahn grew up comf.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 2nd, 2018