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Stewart Kosoy passes away after a long career making and financing games

6 October 2015 · venturebeat.com · Dean Takahashi

Stewart Kosoy, a pioneer of the game industry with decades of experience making and financing games, has passed away, according to a Facebook memorial page dedicated to him.

Kosoy held many positions in the game business and touched a lot of people. His page on Wikipedia credits him with work on 26 games from 1999 to 2009. He was 65.

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DreamWedding global supply hub goes live after raising US$7.5m

16 June 2014 · siliconrepublic.com · John Kennedy

A digital platform for wedding supplies and services based in Dublin called DreamWedding has gone live. DreamWedding.com received investment in excess of US$7.5m from Switzerland-based Digital Capital AG last year.

The company enables suppliers of resources for upcoming weddings to showcase their products and services online, via an iOS app or via a free-to-play social media game.

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Dream Weddings launching global platform offering in Dublin to connnect brides-to-be with suppliers

9 June 2014 · businessandleadership.com · Karina Corbett

Dream Weddings Ltd is launching its global platform offering wedding suppliers a digital suite of resources for connecting with brides-to-be this month.

Dream Weddings is based in The Digtal Hub in Dublin and is led by a team of experienced digital media, game and fashion experts with a passion for making wedding planning more fun; utilising social media and online gaming.

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Former EA vice president Jonathan Bunney has joined Digital Capital as marketing boss

20 September 2013 · mcvuk.com · Greg Lockley

Bunney spent over 12 years at EA working across the publisher’s product and marketing divisions.

He had worked on a number of the firm’s key brands including FIFA, Battlefield and Harry Potter.

In the new role, Bunney will oversee Digital Capital’s wide portfolio of games and tech investments.

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Executive Reshuffle

10 September 2013 · dtf.ru · Alexander Litvinov

(translated from Russian)

It so happens that today in the news, leading industry sites are dominated by the theme of new executive job positions ... the vice-president of Electronic Arts, Marketing, Jonathan Bunney, is now the marketing boss of investment firm Digital Capital.

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Former EA VP joins game and app investor as marketing director

11 September 2013 · develop-online.net · Seth Tipps
Jonathan Bunney has joined Digital Capital as the entertainment app and games investor's director of marketing. The former EA executive brings over 12 years of experience at the publisher, where he served as both VP of product development and VP of product marketing...
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Former EA marketing boss Bunney hops to Digital Capital

10 September 2013 · gamesindustry.biz · by Matt Martin
Games and tech investor Digital Capital has a new marketing boss - former EA vice president of marketing Jonathan Bunney. Bunney spent over 12 years at Electronic Arts working in product and marketing, looking after brands such as FIFA, Harry Potter and Battlefield.
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Should you seek out capital funding for your game?

2 August 2013 · gamasutra.com · by Kris Graft

During the course of our Alternative Funding Week on Gamasutra, we've covered everything from Kickstarter to public grants to equity crowdfunding. But we've yet to touch on what self-professed "digital matchmaker" Digital Capital has to offer.

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Digital Capital invests $5M in Dream Weddings game apps

19 March 2013 17:32 GMT · venturebeat.com · by Christina Farr

Zug, Switzerland-based Digital Capital is investing in Dublin, Ireland-based Dream Weddings so that it can make a game for both web and mobile devices. The game is expected to be unveiled in 2013 and will launch in early 2014.

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Dream Weddings game nabs $5m+ in pre-launch funding

20 March 2013 · theappside.com

How much do you reckon you’d need to develop and launch a “unique app and game aimed at the global wedding industry”? $50k? $500k? Try $5m.

That’s the amount invested in Dublin startup Dream Weddings by its parent company Digital Capital this week, for an app that’s due to launch in early 2014.

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