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About Jambool

Jambool operates Social Gold, a virtual currency and payments platform for social games and applications. The platform enables developers to create and manage their own white-labeled virtual currency, delivering seamless in-app payments experience to their users. Jambool was founded by Vikas Gupta and Reza Hussein, both veterans, and has offices in San Francisco and Seattle.

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San Francisco, California, 94101,

United States



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Latest Jambool News

Google adding web-based in-app payments, probably some time in May

Mar 2, 2011

Share Save It's not enough that you'll soon be able to make in-app purchases on Android , Google wants to give you an outlet for your app spending online as well. The search giant is hard at work turning last year's acquisition of Jambool and its Social Gold software into a web-based in-app payments platform it can call its own. Jambool's proprietors have word that Google's system is now in beta, which has led it to close new signups for the Social Gold offering, ahead of halting payment processing entirely on May 31st. That should serve as a pretty reliable guide for when to expect Google to flip the switch on its in-app purchasing service, which we're hearing will include some level of integration with Google Checkout and Google accounts. As TechCrunch points out, the next Google I/O gathering is scheduled for May 10th -- sounds about the right time for us to be introduced to this new, app-based way for separating us from our hard-earned cash.

Jambool Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Jambool founded?

    Jambool was founded in 2006.

  • Where is Jambool's headquarters?

    Jambool's headquarters is located at San Francisco.

  • What is Jambool's latest funding round?

    Jambool's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Jambool raise?

    Jambool raised a total of $6M.

  • Who are the investors of Jambool?

    Investors of Jambool include Google, Bay Partners, Madrona Venture Group, CRV, Hit Forge and 3 more.

  • Who are Jambool's competitors?

    Competitors of Jambool include Zynga, Kongregate, Trialpay, 6 Waves, Social Gaming Network and 7 more.


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