Maple Media Finds $30M For Acquiring Mobile Apps

Los Angeles-based Maple Media, a new startup led by startup veteran Clark Landry, along with Jam City veteran Michael Ritter, has raised $30M in a funding round from Shamrock Capital, the company announced this morning. The startup said it will acquire, manage, and operate mobile applications in the utility, productivity, games and entertainment areas. Ritter was most recently SVP of Business & Corporate Development at Jam City (formerly SGN Games), and Landry was co-founder of Shift (acquired by Brand Networks), TagWorld (Acquired by Vivendi), and Mind & Machines; he also has been an active angel investor, including in Traffic Marketplace (acquired by Vivendi), Adconion Media Group (acquired by SingTel), and TheTradeDesk, as well as Scopely. More information »