Disney Buys Out Tapulous

Posted Jul 1, 2010

Disney has acquired Tapulous. Tapulous is the company behind the Tap Tap Revenge game series founded by Bart Decrem. Decrem and COO Andrew Lacy will join Disney as VPs. Tapulous raised a total of $1.8 million from angel investors Marc Benioff, Jeff Clavier, Andy Bechtolsheim, and the late Rajeev Motwani. It is likely that Tapulous will be rolled into Disney Interactive Studios, the subsidiary that creates Disney games for Xbox, the PS3, etc. [TechCrunch]