Pocket Gems

Pocket Gems is a mobile entertainment company that develops free-to-play mobile games. Most recently, The Company has launched Episode, a mobile storytelling network and platform, and War Dragons, a 3D real-time strategy game.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
309 (est)+4%
Pocket Gems was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at Pocket Gems

Ben Liu

Ben Liu

Tom Dyal

Tom Dyal

Daniel Terry

Daniel Terry

Co-Founder / Chief Creative Officer
Harlan Crystal

Harlan Crystal

Co-Founder / CTO
Aadil Mamujee

Aadil Mamujee

VP of Product Management

Pocket Gems Office Locations

Pocket Gems has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
220 Montgomery Street, Suite 750

Pocket Gems Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$160 m

Latest funding size

$90 m

Time since last funding

3 months


Pocket Gems's latest funding round in May 2017 was reported to be $90 m. In total, Pocket Gems has raised $160 m. Pocket Gems's latest valuation is reported to be $600 m.

Pocket Gems Financial Metrics


Market valuation

600 m

Pocket Gems Operating Metrics

May, 2017


300 m

Pocket Gems Job Categories

Pocket Gems Median Salaries

Source: 45 public H-1B filings from Pocket Gems

Traffic Overview of Pocket Gems

Pocket Gems Online and Social Media Presence

Pocket Gems News and Updates

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The DeanBeat: What’s behind this week’s big investments in games

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Tencent doubles down on game studio Pocket Gems with $90M investment

 Chinese internet Tencent has continued its recent investment spree after it backed U.S.-based game studio Pocket Gems to the tune of $90 million. Tencent invested in Pocket Gems back in 2015, when it put in a reported $60 million for a 20 percent stake. This time around the Wall Street Journal repo…

Tencent poured $90 million into Pocket Gems because of two shiny jewels

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