WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. / ACCESSWIRE / April 22, 2014 / Valuesetters Inc. (OTCQB:VSTR) announced the appointment of Nolan Bushnell, a famed video game developer and visionary, to its advisory board.
Mr. Bushnell is best known for founding Atari Corp. in 1971 and serving as its CEO until 1978. Atari, which developed the legendary games of PONG, Breakout and Asteroids, was an industry pioneer and the dominant manufacturer of video games for both consumer and coin-operated markets. Nolan Bushnell also founded Chuck E. Cheese’s in 1976, officially being labeled as the first family restaurant to integrate food, animated entertainment, and an indoor arcade. Mr. Bushnell has also served as a consultant to a variety of companies including Bally Manufacturing and IBM. In 2009 he received the Academy Fellowship by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts for all his achievements in the video game industry. He is currently CEO of BrainRush, his education software company that uses video game metrics to addict learners to academic subjects, and is an active speaker at universities and corporate and industry events. Additionally he recently became a published author, with his book “Finding the Next Steve Jobs.”
Valuesetter’s Chief Executive Officer, Manny Teixeira, noted, “We bought netgames.com three years ago as our first step into Internet games, and we are extremely pleased to be at the point where we can attract a game legend to our advisory board. Nolan is involved with the development of streaming media distribution models for Internet entertainment and brings us valuable leadership experience as an entrepreneur in the technology industry.”
Mr. Bushnell commented, “I am honored to join the Valuesetters team, which includes noteworthy entrepreneurs, such as Joe Abrams. I believe they are in a good space and can catapult themselves to a position where they are successfully distributing online games, music and movies.”
Valuesetters is an Internet-based company that seeks free subscribers and revenue-generating subscribers. The company operates on an automated basis with the belief that Internet operations, customer sign-ups, sales and game playing should occur without human intervention so that it can quickly expand in the event the number of subscribers begins to rapidly grow on a viral basis. Its focus is on the digital delivery of games, apps, movies and music.
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Source: Valuesetters Inc.