roblox News of 01/23/20
Roblox Announces New Game Creation Tools And Marketplace, $100m In 2019 Developer Revenue
A week after gaming platform Roblox announced its new milestone of 100 million monthly users — topping Minecraft — the company said at its fifth annual developer conference that its developer community is on track to earn $100 million ...
Roblox Hits 100 Million Monthly Active Users
Roblox is big. Bigger than Minecraft big. The massively multiple online title has been around since 2006, but the game has been achieving a crazy amount of momentum of late. On Friday, it announced via blog post that it’s grown past 100 million ...
3 Lessons From Roblox’S Growth To Gaming Dominance
Our recently published EC-1 on Roblox recounts the origin story and growth prospects of the company . But there’s one more piece to the story: what Roblox’s impact will be on gaming and the broader startup industry, if the company manages to ...
Roblox EC-1, Immigration Requirements Doubling, Grief In The Workplace, And Cannabis Startups
The Roblox EC-1 Following in the wake of our deep profiles of Patreon and Niantic , we have our next EC-1 package, this time on children’s gaming platform Roblox . Extra Crunch writer Sherwood Morrison has covered gaming and startups for ...
Is Blitzscaling Killing Early Employee Equity Opportunities?
Silicon Valley has many dreams. One dream — the Hollywood version anyway — is for a down-and-out founder to begin tinkering and coding in their proverbial garage, eventually building a product that is loved by humans the world over and becoming a ...
How Roblox Avoided The Gaming Graveyard And Grew Into A $2.5b Company
There are successful companies that grow fast and garner tons of press. Then there’s Roblox, a company which took at least a decade to hit its stride and has, relative to its current level of success, barely gotten any recognition or attention. ...
Stranger Things 3 Is Now Available On Netflix
July 4 is American Independence Day, but it also marks the arrival of Stranger Things season three — a release that might just be the most-anticipated in the history of Netflix. Season three dropped at 12:01 PDT which means, dear reader, that ...
Eyeing An Entry Into China, Roblox Enters Strategic Partnership With Tencent
Kids gaming platform Roblox has its sights set on China with today’s news that it has entered into a strategic relationship with Chinese tech giant, Tencent. The companies announced a strategic partnership that will initially focus on ...
Where Top VCs Are Investing In Media, Entertainment & Gaming
Most of the strategy discussions and news coverage in the media & entertainment industry is concerned with the unfolding corporate mega-mergers and the political implications of social media platforms. These are important conversations, but ...
Roblox Hits Milestone Of 90m Monthly Active Users
Kids gaming platform Roblox, most recently valued at over $2.5 billion , has reached a new milestone of 90 million monthly active users, the company said on Sunday. That’s up from the 70 million monthly actives it claimed at its last ...
Medal.Tv’S Clipping Service Allows Gamers To Share The Moments Of Their Digital Lives
As online gaming becomes the new social forum for living out virtual lives, a new startup called Medal.tv has raised $3.5 million for its in-game clipping service to capture and share the Kodak moments and digital memories that are increasingly ...