Challenge Games

Online social games

Challenge Games creates online social games that are fun and easy to play whether you’re a serious or casual gamer. Tapping the capabilities of social networks, Challenge Games helps people play with and against friends.

Founded in 2006
Total money raised: $14.5M

Challenge Games

78701 211 E 7th St
Suite 400

Updated on Mar 16, 2013
Challenge Games at CrunchBase
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Venky Ganesan Board Director
Andrew Busey Founder, CEO
Janus Anderson Chief Creative Officer
Frank Coppersmith Vice President, Finance and Administration
Christian Primozich Lead, Software Development
Jeff Petry Vice President and General Manager
Matthew Lyon-House Customer Support Representative
Amanda Kirchem Customer Support Lead
Roelof Botha Board of Directors
Matt Deegler Game Development Director
Mark Sones Law Clerk

June, 2010

Challenge Games was acquired by Zynga
for $20.5M


January, 2009

Planetstorm game is launched

Challenge Online Games Launches Planetstorm

October, 2008

Warstorm collectible card game with MMO elements launched

September, 2008

Challenge Games raised $10M in a Series B round from Sequoia Capital and Globespan Capital Partners

Challenge Games raises $10 Million in Series B funding

July, 2008

Challenge Games raised $4.5M in a Series A round from Sequoia Capital

Online Gamer Challenge Games Raises $4.5 Million First Round

Baseball Boss fantasy baseball game launched


Challenge Games was founded in 2006