20 stories about Playtika
פלייטיקה חברת משחקים הרצליה פיתוח

What are the real motives behind Playtika's $813 million offer to buy Rovio?

22.01.23|Sophie Shulman
Why is it urgent for a company that has just laid off hundreds of employees, closed games, and spent $600 million on buying back its own shares, to embark on an expensive all-cash adventure?
רוברט אנטוקול מייסד ומנכ"ל פלייטיקה

Playtika tables 683 million euro offer to acquire Angry Birds creator Rovio

19.01.23|Sophie Shulman
“We firmly believe the combination of Rovio’s renowned IP and scale of its user base, together with our best-in-class monetization and game operations capabilities, will create tremendous value for our shareholders,” said Playtika CEO Robert Antokol
כנס גיימינג - ליאור קינן סמנכ"ל בכיר web3 פלייטיקה וידאו

“We are looking to strengthen the connection between the users and the games”

12.12.22|Raphael Kahan
"What can Web3 do for Playtika? If the players become owners of items in their games it strengthens the connection between the users and the games," added Lior Kenan, VP of Web3 at Playtika
כנס גיימינג - אסף וקנין ראש תחום אפליקציות Google וידאו

"The gaming industry will shrink in 2022 but will grow next year"

12.12.22|Irad Atzmon-Schmayer
According to Assaf Vaknin, Industry Head, Export, Apps, at Google Israel, the reason for the expected 6% contraction of the industry is that "the external environment has changed”
Ctech Gaming conference Hanit Marinov וידאו

Google Israel, Playtika, and Reichman University announce partnership for gaming sector

12.12.22|James Spiro
Google Israel VP of Marketing Hanit Marinov joined CTech to talk about the new partnership aimed at educating students for a career in game design.
כנס גיימינג - ארז רחמיל CTO פלייטיקה וידאו

Playtika CTO: "The next big thing is synergy between humans and artificial intelligence"

12.12.22|Maayan Manela
"As soon as we achieved AI capabilities, we added a concept called Human-Machine Team,” said Playtika CTO Erez Rachmil. “It’s a team of people and machines that have three vectors between them - the human, the machine and the relationship between them"
פלייטיקה חברת משחקים הרצליה פיתוח

Playtika confirms lay off of 610 employees, 15% of team

12.12.22|Meir Orbach
The gaming giant announced it is making significant cutbacks, which will include redeploying staff, winding down non-core initiatives and consolidating studios
מוסף שבועי 28.10.21 שלטי חוצות של דרושים חברת פלייטיקה

High-tech layoffs are in full swing with no respite in sight

11.12.22|Meir Orbach
The race to complete layoffs before the end of the year is set to see many more employees lose their jobs in the coming weeks
הנפקת פלייטיקה ב נאסד"ק

Game over? Playtika layoffs are just tip of the iceberg for gaming giant

11.12.22|Sophie Shulman
The company is embarking on a second round of layoffs in six months after the cancellation of the deal in which Joffre Capital was supposed to purchase 25.5% of its shares. Playtika insists there is no connection between the two
רוברט אנטוקול מייסד ומנכ"ל פלייטיקה עם לוגו החברה

Playtika to part with 500 employees next week

09.12.22|Meir Orbach
The gaming giant is expected to lay off between 12-15% of its workforce after already firing 250 employees in May
אריק ראפס

Playtika CSO: "We are looking to acquire companies in distress"

31.10.22| Irad Atzmon-Schmayer
Playtika Chief Strategy Officer, Eric Rapps, talks about the gaming company's investment strategy, what it sees in blockchain technology, and why its staff reflects the Israeli high-tech industry as a whole
Ella Playtika BiblioTech

CTech’s Book Review: Finding your WHY in business and in life

24.08.22|Ella Vidra
Ella Vidra, VP of IT Ops and Engineering at Playtika, shares insights after reading "Start with Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action” by Simon Sinek
משחק מובייל גיימינג סלולרי נייד

Game on: How Turkey has become a mobile gaming powerhouse

22.06.22|Irad Atzmon-Schmayer
In the shadow of a shattered economy, Turkey has become a hyper-casual gaming incubator, attracting international venture capital funds and exporting gaming companies that are sold at lofty valuations
Raz Friedman

Raz Friedman leaving Playtika to join MonkeyLeague as Chief Product Officer

MonkeyLeague has plans for creating a vast web3 esports ecosystem with a multitude of interconnected roles and ways to engage as well as earn
רוברט אנטוקול מייסד ומנכ"ל פלייטיקה

Playtika to lay off 250 employees in North America and Europe

31.05.22|Meir Orbach
The gaming giant is looking to consolidate some of its activities and therefore decided to close its R&D centers in London and Montreal, and to transfer the activity of its Los Angeles studio to Israel and Poland
מוסף שבועי 11.7.19 ארקדי וולוז' נשיא יאנדקס העולמית

Israel's missed opportunity to recruit Ukrainian and Russian tech employees

22.05.22|Sophie Shulman
While the Israeli government is busy debating whether or not to grant Russian and Ukrainian tech workers work visas, they have already been granted entry by Turkey and Poland who are beating Israel in solving the tech worker shortage
ProDrops co-founders

ProDrops secures $5 million Seed from Playtika for gaming and eSports collectibles product

The Israeli startup’s collection and trading card game allows gamers to connect with their idols off social media, off-stream, and in-game while creating additional revenue streams for gaming content creators