PlaySpan provides developers and content producers of online games, content, cloud applications and social networks a trusted monetization platform for safe, convenient and user-friendly in-app, in-browser purchases accepting over 100 payment methods in 180 countries. PlaySpan’s payments platform and digital goods monetization platform is trusted by the leading content producers in the world to power monetization and payments of their content. Disney, Nickelodeon, Warner Bros. Microsoft, Ubisoft and NCSoft games use PlaySpan. PlaySpan has won 12 awards during past three years and was honored by 2010 OnMedia Top 100, and the AlwaysOn Global 250.
PlaySpan was acquired by Visa Inc. in March 2011.
Karl Mehta founded PlaySpan, Inc., a leader in monetization platform for digital media, mobile apps, social networks and online games. Mr. Mehta brings more than 18 years of experience to PlaySpan in founding, building and funding technology companies in the U.S. and international markets. Prior to founding PlaySpan, Mr. Mehta was part of the founding team at MobileAria Inc. (acquired by Wireless Matrix) based in Mountain View and co-founder/ CEO of OmniLabs Inc., based in Singapore and India. Prior to that, he held executive positions at Hughes, leading new business and technology development. Mr. Mehta won the 'Entrepreneur of the Year 2010' Award from Ernst & Young for Northern California and is a Charter member of TiE-Silicon Valley and a board member of Ecosystem Ventures.