GREE Announces $10 Million Investment Fund for Mobile Games Developers

San Francisco, CA – February 5, 2013 - GREE today officially announced details of the GREE Partners Fund, a new program focused on establishing long-term relationships with talented developers in the free-to-play mobile games industry. The fund will be run by Jim Ying, VP of Publishing and Partners for GREE International, Inc., and will enable GREE to invest an aggregate of $10 million through equity investments of $1 million or more.

“As with our investment in MunkyFun, the goal is to create long-term partnerships with a small group of top developers whose experience positions them well to create games of exceptional quality from both a game play and revenue perspective, ” said Ying. In addition to the monetary investment, partners will benefit from GREE’s hands-on approach to knowledge and resource sharing with the ultimate goal being the release of outstanding games for players around the world.

The GREE Partners Fund will offer a suite of benefits to GREE’s new partners, including access to tools and teams available to GREE’s own internal studios.  GREE also plans to support partner titles through a variety of marketing efforts, monetization consulting, post-launch operations, and growth initiatives.

The fund is currently considering applicants from North and South America.  Developers can find additional information or submit an application at: www.greepartnersfund.com

GREE continues to support and create leading mobile social gaming experiences for users and developers worldwide. For more information about GREE, visit www.gree-corp.com or follow us on Twitter at @GREE_Corp.

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About GREE, Inc.
GREE is a global mobile social company with businesses that include social gaming, social media, advertising, licensing and merchandising, and venture capital. Established in December 2004, GREE created the world's first mobile social game in 2007 and today is a global leader in free-to-play, reaching audiences around the world with its portfolio of first-party and partner titles. GREE has studios in Tokyo, San Francisco, Vancouver, and Seoul, and is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (3632).

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