In 2007, people around the globe used the Internet to learn, engage with friends, and entertain themselves. But serial entrepreneur Mark Pincus wanted to add another activity to their daily mix.
"We founded Zynga in 2007 with the vision that play--like search, share and shop--would become one of the core activities on the Internet," Zynga wrote recently in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Mission accomplished! At last count, Zynga's many popular games, including FarmVille, CityVille, and others, have attracted 227 million monthly active users. Each day, 54 million people from 175 countries around … Read more