Skillz

Institutions Gather At Blockworks' Digital Asset Summit In London

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:26pm

With unparalleled access to both crypto founders and leaders from financial institutions, DAS has become the go-to digital asset conference conference for investors.

Key Points: 
  • With unparalleled access to both crypto founders and leaders from financial institutions, DAS has become the go-to digital asset conference conference for investors.
  • Join leaders from the buy-side, sell-side, regulation and crypto companies to discuss how digital assets will create investment opportunities and impact the future.
  • Thanks to the Diamond Sponsors for making this event possible: Aave, BCB Group, Copper, Crypto.com, Fidelity Digital Assets, LMAX Digital.
  • Blockworks is the founder of the Digital Asset Summits (DAS), the leading conferences for institutional investors looking at digital assets.

Zeotap brings in Liberty Global Ventures in Series C funding round extension

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 8:00am

BERLIN, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeotap , the next-gen Customer Data Platform, has announced an $11m extension to its Series C round.

Key Points: 
  • BERLIN, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeotap , the next-gen Customer Data Platform, has announced an $11m extension to its Series C round.
  • This new extension takes place to enable new investors such as Liberty Global Ventures to come on board, following oversubscription to previous rounds.
  • The new round brings the company's total funding raised to $90M, fuelling Zeotap's drive to provide solutions for marketers facing a privacy-first future.
  • Liberty Global Ventures , whose portfolio includes Skillz, Lacework and Samba TV, was one of many investors who contributed to the round.

Zeotap brings in Liberty Global Ventures in Series C funding round extension

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 8:00am

BERLIN, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeotap, the next-gen Customer Data Platform, has announced an $11m extension to its Series C round. The extension follows the company raising $42m in July 2020, which was followed by an initial extension of $18.5m in November from SignalFire's Breakout Fund. This new extension takes place to enable new investors such as Liberty Global Ventures to come on board, following oversubscription to previous rounds.

Key Points: 
  • BERLIN, Sept. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeotap , the next-gen Customer Data Platform, has announced an $11m extension to its Series C round.
  • This new extension takes place to enable new investors such as Liberty Global Ventures to come on board, following oversubscription to previous rounds.
  • The new round brings the company's total funding raised to $90M, fuelling Zeotap's drive to provide solutions for marketers facing a privacy-first future.
  • Liberty Global Ventures , whose portfolio includes Skillz, Lacework and Samba TV, was one of many investors who contributed to the round.

Passport welcomes Vanna Krantz as new CFO

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 2:30pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Passport, a transportation software and payments company, is pleased to announce that Vanna Krantz has joined the team as CFO.

Key Points: 
  • CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Passport, a transportation software and payments company, is pleased to announce that Vanna Krantz has joined the team as CFO.
  • Most recently Krantz was the CFO at Masterclass and between 2017 and 2020 she served as the CFO of Disney Streaming Services where she was part of the team who launched and scaled Disney+ and ESPN+.
  • Krantz has also held various divisional CFO roles at Thomson Reuters and senior finance positions at Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch.
  • "It's a great time to join the growing team at Passport as we build the solutions a city needs to manage the future of mobility," said Vanna Krantz, Passport's new CFO.

Skillz Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of “100 Best Workplaces for Innovators”

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 - 2:00pm

Skillz (NYSE: SKLZ), the leading mobile games platform bringing fair and fun competition to players worldwide, has been named to Fast Companys third annual list of the 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators.

Key Points: 
  • Skillz (NYSE: SKLZ), the leading mobile games platform bringing fair and fun competition to players worldwide, has been named to Fast Companys third annual list of the 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators.
  • For its third annual list, Fast Company partnered with Accenture, a leading global professional services firm, to determine the 2021 Best Workplaces for Innovators.
  • A feature story on the 100 Best Workplaces for Innovators will be published in the September print edition of Fast Company, which will be on newsstands August 17th.
  • For more information on why Skillz was named one of the Best Workplaces for Innovators and how to join the companys rapidly growing team across a wide variety of departments and disciplines, please visit the Skillz careers page or LinkedIn.

Skillz Forms Strategic Partnership with Exit Games, Developer of Photon, World’s Most Advanced Synchronous Multiplayer Gaming Technology

Monday, August 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

Skillz (NYSE: SKLZ), the leading mobile games platform bringing fair and fun competition to players worldwide, today announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Exit Games , global developer of Photon, the worlds most advanced synchronous multiplayer gaming technology.

Key Points: 
  • Skillz (NYSE: SKLZ), the leading mobile games platform bringing fair and fun competition to players worldwide, today announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Exit Games , global developer of Photon, the worlds most advanced synchronous multiplayer gaming technology.
  • Headquartered in Hamburg, Germany, Exit Games allows developers to create and host real-time, synchronous multiplayer games.
  • The partnership will dramatically accelerate Skillzs timeline to support multiplayer synchronous content on the platform, while also enabling Skillz to build unrivaled features in tandem with Exits gaming technology.
  • Bringing the worlds best synchronous, multiplayer gaming technology to Skillz unlocks tremendous opportunity, greatly accelerating our entry into popular genres like fighting, first-person shooter, and racing, said Andrew Paradise, CEO and Founder of Skillz.

Skillz Announces Date for Second Quarter 2021 Results

Friday, July 16, 2021 - 9:15pm

Skillz Inc. (NYSE: SKLZ) (Skillz), the leading mobile games platform bringing fair and fun competition to players worldwide, today announced that it will release its second quarter 2021 results after the close of the market on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Skillz Inc. (NYSE: SKLZ) (Skillz), the leading mobile games platform bringing fair and fun competition to players worldwide, today announced that it will release its second quarter 2021 results after the close of the market on Tuesday, August 3, 2021.
  • Skillz is the leading mobile games platform that connects players in fair, fun, and meaningful competition.
  • The Skillz platform helps developers build multi-million dollar franchises by enabling social competition in their games.
  • Leveraging its patented technology , Skillz hosts billions of casual esports tournaments for millions of mobile players worldwide, and distributes millions in prizes each month.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Robbins LLP Reminds Investors of the Lead Plaintiff Deadline in the Case Against Skillz Inc. (SKLZ) f/k/a Flying Eagle Acquisition Corp.

Thursday, July 1, 2021 - 10:51pm

Skillz is an internet tech company that provides a proprietary gaming platform for mobile gaming users and developers.

Key Points: 
  • Skillz is an internet tech company that provides a proprietary gaming platform for mobile gaming users and developers.
  • If you purchased shares of Skillz Inc. (SKLZ) f/k/a Flying Eagle Acquisition Corp .
  • between December 16, 2020 and April 19, 2021, you have until July 7, 2021, to ask the court to appoint you lead plaintiff for the class.
  • According to the complaint, Flying Eagle Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition corporation, and Skillz consummated their merger on December 16, 2020.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Lowey Dannenberg, P.C., Investigates Claims on Behalf of Investors of Skillz Inc. (SKLZ) and Encourages Investors With More Than $100,000 in Losses to Contact the Firm

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 - 8:44pm

If you are a shareholder of Skillz with more than $100,000 in losses, you should contact the Firm.

Key Points: 
  • If you are a shareholder of Skillz with more than $100,000 in losses, you should contact the Firm.
  • The Company helps developers build franchises by enabling social competition in their games and other casual e-sport tournaments for players.
  • On March 8, 2021, Wolfpack Research (Wolfpack) published a report entitled Skillz: It Takes Little Skill to See This Spectacular Disaster Coming.
  • The firm has significant experience in prosecuting multi-million-dollar lawsuits and has previously recovered billions of dollars on behalf of investors.

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in Skillz, Inc. f/k/a Flying Eagle Acquisition Corp., of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline – SKLZ

Monday, June 28, 2021 - 10:21pm

To discuss this action, contact Robert S. Willoughby at newaction@pomlaw.com or 888.476.6529 (or 888.4-POMLAW), toll-free, Ext.

Key Points: 
  • To discuss this action, contact Robert S. Willoughby at newaction@pomlaw.com or 888.476.6529 (or 888.4-POMLAW), toll-free, Ext.
  • Those who inquire by e-mail are encouraged to include their mailing address, telephone number, and the number of shares purchased.
  • Skillz is an internet tech company that was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
  • Founded by the late Abraham L. Pomerantz, known as the dean of the class action bar, the Pomerantz Firm pioneered the field of securities class actions.