hot  /  reviews  /  video  /  blogs  /  forum

OMGPop founder and Zynga have some history

9:00 PM on 03.27.2012 // Victoria Medina

Last week we learned that Zynga gobbled up OMGPop and it turns out that the founder of the latter actually turned down a job offer from the former in 2008. Charles Forman, after starting up OMGPop and a dating site, I'm In Like With You, left the gaming industry, and said no to an offer to go work for Zynga.

Forman is no sucker though, and kept his stock even after leaving his company. Thanks to Draw Something and its popularity, he is now estimated to be worth $22 million. Good for him, and also good for him on wanting to use his money to help other startups. 

Irony. 

OMGPOP founder turned down Zynga job [GamesIndustry.biz]


 Reblog (or) Blog Reply



Victoria Medina, Contributor
 Follow Blog + disclosure Tips
I've always been terrible with talking about myself, I want to be witty and give you something fun to read, but I never know quite how to say the things I want to say. At least about myself. I ... more   |   staff directory

Get more destructoid:   We're indie-run, blogging for the love of it, and our site will always be free. Optionally, you can support us and get: (1) Faster pages from our cloud server (3) Wide(r)screen (3) No big ads on Dtoid, Japanator, Tomopop, or Flixist (4) Auto contest entries, and (5) Dibs on betas & downloads. Try it out

 Setup email comments

Unsavory comments? Please report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our moderators, and flag the user (we will ban users dishing bad karma). Can't see comments? Apps like Avast or browser extensions can cause it. You can fix it by adding *.disqus.com to your whitelists.
advertisement:




Back to Top


We follow moms on   Facebook  and   Twitter
  Light Theme      Dark Theme
What is the meaning of life, and do you have any more pizza rolls?
You may remix all content on this site under Creative Commons with Attribution
- Living the dream, Since 2006 -