– Former MySpace CEO Chris DeWolfe, along with fellow MySpace co-founders Colin
Digiaro and Aber Whitcomb, on Thursday announced that they have teamed with
venture capital firm Austin Ventures to acquire MindJolt, an online social
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
catalog aggregates more than 1,300 casual online game titles, and its portal
counts more than 20 million unique users.
Based in San Francisco, the MindJolt executive now
includes CEO Chris DeWolfe, COO Colin Digiaro, CTO Aber Whitcomb and Richard
Fields, the founder of MindJolt, who will serve as head of product strategy.
has quickly become an ‘onramp’ to the Internet for the world’s independent game
developers," said DeWolfe.
"We’re building out the company to become
the next generation platform for game developers. Our goal is to make it even
easier for developers to get their games noticed and make more money from their