Report: Smith & Tinker Lays Off 30 Percent

12/1/09

Bellevue, WA-based gaming company Smith & Tinker has cut about 30 percent of its staff, according to a report in VentureBeat. The company has confirmed an unspecified number of layoffs. Led by co-founders Jordan Weisman and Joe Lawandus, Smith & Tinker had some 50 employees as of August, when it released its flagship game, Nanovor. The startup was founded in 2007 and has raised $29 million in venture funding from investors including DCM, Vulcan Capital, Foundry Group, Alsop Louie Partners, and Leo Capital Holdings.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and the Editor of Xconomy Boston. You can e-mail him at gthuang@xconomy.com or call him at 617-252-7323. Follow @

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