Leading Innovative Content Providers - Company Adds Senior Advisor with Leadership Experience from Zynga, Spotify & Google

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Leading advancers in content, gaming and entertainment industry make news with planned developments, partnerships and additions to strengthen company leadership: Tapinator Inc. (OTC: TAPM), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) and Activision Blizzard Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI)

Tapinator, Inc. (OTC: TAPM) today announced that Teymour Farman-Farmaian is joining its Advisory Board as a Senior Advisor. Mr. Farman-Farmaian is a senior marketing and strategy leader within the mobile and gaming industry.  He is the former GM of Strategic Partnerships at Zynga , CMO at Spotify, and Senior Director of Sales at Google (NASDAQ: GOOG).  Mr. Farman-Farmaian is focused on assisting the Company with identifying prospective acquisition and investment opportunities.

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"We are very excited to welcome Teymour to our Advisory Board.  Teymour's deep knowledge of the industry and his numerous industry contacts while working at Zynga, Spotify and Google will be extremely valuable as we execute on our acquisition and investment strategy," said Ilya Nikolayev, Tapinator's CEO. 

Teymour Farman-Farmaian was Chief Acquisition and Retention Officer (later CMO) at Spotify, the world's leading music streaming service, starting in 2011. In this role, Teymour was responsible for subscription revenues and led a team of over 100 employees. He helped triple revenue growth to hit a $500 million run rate, and achieve 7.5 million DAU. Teymour owned user subscription revenues, user acquisition (virals & engagement), global brand, payments, localization, customer service, and analytics. In 2012, Teymour left Spotify to focus on various start-ups with heavy viral and engagement components. Before Spotify, Teymour had spent close to two years with Zynga (ZNGA) as GM of Partnerships. Here, he was responsible for Zynga's multi-billion dollar partnership with Facebook as well as relationships with Yahoo andGoogle (GOOG). In this role, Teymour helped launch over a dozen social games. Teymour went to Zynga after six years at Google. He had joined Google as Director of European Sales Operations, where he helped achieve ten figure revenues. His last position at Google was as Director of Sales Services, where he served deal teams working on partnerships (including AOL and eBay) responsible for 25% of Google's revenue. Teymour has a BA from Duke University and an MBA from Harvard University.

Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) announced four new exclusive stand-up comedy specials today, joining the previously announced October 10th Chelsea Handler 1-Hour comedy special, "Uganda Be Kidding Me Live" on Netflix's upcoming roster of original comedies. Jim Jefferies, Bill Cosby, Bill Burr, and Chelsea Peretti join the diversified slate of original stand-up comedy specials airing in all territories where Netflix is available. "Jim Jefferies, Chelsea Handler, Bill Cosby, Bill Burr and Chelsea Peretti are some of the funniest comedians of our time who will have our viewers in stitches," said Lisa Nishimura, vice president of original documentary and comedy programming at Netflix. "We are thrilled to bring this diverse slate of talent and their unique, multi-faceted and hilarious points of view exclusively to our members around the world."

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is reportedly preparing a 12.9-inch iPad for a release in early 2015 according to Bloomberg. Shares of the iPad maker were falling -0.5% to $101.07. With a screen the measures 12.9 inches diagonally the new iPad would be the largest in the line which currently includes the 9.7-inch and 7.9-inch devices. Apple has reportedly been working with suppliers for at least a year to create the new tablet. To read more on this, please click here: http://www.thestreet.com/story/12857619/1/apple-aapl-reportedly-preparing-larger-ipad-for-next-year.html

Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) is reportedly aiming an entry into the TV market. The company is eyeing a TV and movie studio where they can create screen adaptations of their hit properties, akin to the launch of Marvel Studios in the last decade. According to the reports, Activision Blizzard intends to release film and TV adaptations through their own studio, rather than licensing out their properties to third parties.  Reports also state that the business move could be a reaction to dropping sales in the Call of Duty franchise, despite the current success of Skylanders. To read the full story, please click here: http://www.ign.com/articles/2014/08/19/report-activision-blizzard-eyeing-tv-and-movie-studio

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