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Apr 03, 2018, 11:00 ET Skillz Doubles Revenue to $200 Million Run-Rate in Under 9 Months

Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, announced that it has doubled its revenue run-rate to $200 million. The company, which was named...


Mar 01, 2018, 10:00 ET Largest Charity Tournament in Mobile eSports History to Launch in March

Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, has announced the largest charity tournament in the history of the industry. The tournament kicks...


Feb 15, 2018, 10:00 ET First Gaming Company and First eSports Company to Take Gender Equality Pledge

Parity announced today that Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, has become the first gaming company and the first eSports company to...


Feb 01, 2018, 19:18 ET Top 10 Mobile eSports Athletes Win Over $2.7 Million in 2017

Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, today announced the champions of 2017. Grossing over $2.7 million in total prizes, the top 10...


Dec 13, 2017, 07:00 ET Liberty Global and Telstra Lead $25 Million Investment Into Skillz to Build Future of eSports

Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, today announced $25 million in Series C funding. The round was led by leading media and...


Nov 21, 2017, 10:00 ET Skillz Launches World's Largest Multi-App Chat Technology

Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, today unveiled chat and friends systems cross-platform and cross-app as part of the Skillz...


Oct 05, 2017, 06:00 ET Makers of #1 Dominoes Game Increase Revenue 45% by Reducing Third-Party Ads

Flyclops announced today that it has increased revenue in its top game Domino! by over 45% by cross-promoting players into Dominoes Gold, a...


Sep 07, 2017, 10:00 ET 38 Years After First ESPN Broadcast, Skillz Unveils World's First eSports Ticker

Skillz, the leader in mobile eSports, announced today that the world's first eSports streaming ticker has been released to the public. The new...


Aug 16, 2017, 09:59 ET Inc. Magazine Names Skillz Fastest Growing Company in America

Inc. Magazine today named Skillz, the world's leading mobile eSports platform, the fastest growing company in America on its 36th annual Inc. 5000...


Aug 02, 2017, 10:00 ET Skillz Granted Two New Patents, Expanding Portfolio of eSports IP

Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued the company two new...


Jul 19, 2017, 10:00 ET Kabam COO Kent Wakeford Joins Skillz Board of Directors

Today Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, announced the addition of Kent Wakeford to its board of directors. Mr. Wakeford was Chief...


Jun 22, 2017, 10:00 ET Second Most Downloaded Game of 2016, Color Switch, Joins Skillz Platform

Today Color Switch, one of the most popular mobile games of all time, announced a new partnership with Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile...


May 31, 2017, 08:00 ET Beeline Partners with Skillz to Launch Street Fighter® on Leading Mobile Competition Platform

Today Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile competitive gameplay, announced that a new Street Fighter® game will be joining the platform. First...


May 16, 2017, 11:38 ET CNBC Disruptor 50 Announces First eSports Company Ever to Make List: Skillz

CNBC today announced that Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, has joined the CNBC Disruptor 50 list. Now in its fifth year, the list...


May 02, 2017, 12:00 ET Skillz Doubles Revenue Run-Rate to $100M+ in Eight Months

Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, today announced that it has doubled its revenue run-rate to over $100 million in the past eight...


Mar 15, 2017, 12:00 ET Skillz Partners with Special Olympics Southern California to Host First Live Streamed Mobile eSports Charity Tournament

Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, today announced the results of its first live streamed mobile eSports charity tournament. The event...


Jan 18, 2017, 12:00 ET Skillz Announces Top Mobile eSports Winners of 2016

Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, today announced the top mobile eSports winners of 2016. The Skillz platform runs over 500,000...


Dec 22, 2016, 12:00 ET Skillz Hosts Mobile eSports Charity Tournament on Christmas Day

Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, today announced that it will follow up its successful Thanksgiving Day "Turkey Trot" tournament...


Dec 15, 2016, 12:00 ET Skillz Reaches 100 Million Total Mobile eSports Tournaments Hosted

Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, today announced that it has hosted more than 100 million mobile eSports tournaments since its...


Nov 30, 2016, 12:00 ET Skillz Launches Brand-Sponsored Tournaments for Mobile eSports

Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, today announced a suite of solutions for brands to engage consumers through mobile eSports,...


Nov 02, 2016, 12:00 ET Skillz Builds Intellectual Property Advantage with Two New Patents

Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company two new...


Oct 19, 2016, 12:14 ET Skillz Surpasses Milestone of $50 Million in Total eSports Prizes Awarded

Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, today announced that it has awarded more than $50 million in eSports prizes since it was founded in...


Oct 06, 2016, 12:00 ET Skillz Developers Generate Eight Times the ARPDAU and Nearly Double the Time Users Spend in Game

 Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, today announced that its game developer partners are achieving more than eight times the...


Jul 18, 2016, 12:00 ET Doodle Jump Set to Become World's Next Big eSport

 Lima Sky, the creator of Doodle Jump, today announced the impending launch of a competitive eSports league. The famed game developer also...


Mar 08, 2016, 09:00 ET iWin Chooses Skillz to Power eSports Portfolio

 Skillz, the worldwide leader in mobile eSports, today announced that iWin, a leading cross-platform publisher and distributor of games, has...