David Bluhm

Mobile gaming vet David Bluhm partners with Wargaming for new Seattle game publisher

One of Seattle’s most accomplished entrepreneurs is jumping back into the gaming industry with some ambitious goals. David Bluhm, co-founder of companies like Z2, Handson Mobile and 2Way, is leading a Seattle-based unnamed games development and publishing company in partnership with fast-growing Wargaming, maker of the popular free-to-play game World of Tanks. The new entity is 100… Read More

David Bluhm, co-founder of Z2, speaks at the GeekWire Summit last year. (© Karen Ducey 2012)

Serial entrepreneur David Bluhm returns to Medio

Typically, when founders leave companies, they never return. Or, if they do, they come back as CEO as was the case with Steve Jobs at Apple or Howard Schultz at Starbucks. But serial entrepreneur David Bluhm, the co-founder of mobile analytics startup Medio, is returning to the company in a new role as chief marketing… Read More

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Mobile vet David Bluhm named UW entrepreneur-in-residence

Seattle entrepreneur David Bluhm has joined the University of Washington’s entrepreneur-in-residence program as part of an ongoing effort by the university to match experienced Seattle area business leaders with new innovations emerging from the school. As part of the appointment, the co-founder of Z2Live, Medio Systems, 2Way and HandsOn Mobile is sifting through a handful of… Read More

David Bluhm, co-founder of Z2, speaks at the GeekWire Summit last year. (© Karen Ducey 2012)

Why this mobile gaming vet says HTML5 is not the future

The promise of HTML5 has captivated mobile developers for a long time now. But the debate still rages: Should devs spend their time and energy tinkering with HTML5 or moving forward with native apps? Depending upon who you ask that question, you’ll likely get a very different answer.  Mobile gaming veteran David Bluhm – whose Seattle… Read More

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Z2Live gobbles up Big Sandwich Games in mobile talent grab

Z2Live, the fast-growing Seattle mobile gaming company, announced today that it is buying Big Sandwich Games of Vancouver, B.C. for an undisclosed price. The acquisition gives Z2Live, maker of Trade Nations, Battle Nations and Metalstorm, a “foot hold in the talent rich Vancouver market,” the company said. Microsoft employs more than 150 people at a gaming… Read More