Zipline Adds Ex-Microsoft Games VP

8/8/11Follow @curtwoodward

Zipline Games, the Seattle startup behind the Moai platform for mobile games (and its own forthcoming casual game titles), is adding a game-industry heavyweight. Shane Kim, the former corporate vice president of Microsoft Game Studios, is now a Zipline board member. CEO Todd Hooper also confirms that Zipline has added $400,000 in angel financing from existing investors, who include Founder’s Co-op, Benaroya Capital, and Groundspeak. The funding news was first reported by John Cook at GeekWire.

Curt Woodward is a senior editor for Xconomy based in Boston. Email: cwoodward@xconomy.com Follow @curtwoodward

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