A Thinking Ape

A Thinking Ape

A Thinking Ape is a small yet driven team that is dedicated to building strong mobile communities.

With our collaborative approach to product design, we ensure the best ideas get the space they need to grow.

Our team seeks out intuitive solutions to complex problems, and maintains strong ties to our hacker culture.

Mobile, Gaming, Startup

News on A Thinking Ape

Vancouver’s A Thinking Ape Raises $85,000 for Fort McMurray Relief
The plight of Albertans, and those affected by the wild-fires in Fort McMurray, are well known to us all. It’s a terrible situation, made more terrible by uncontrollable variables such as the... more
Noteworthy Job Opportunities in Canadian Tech Right Now
    Are you looking for work in Canada’s growing tech sector? We’ve selected a few from our job board toget you started in your search. A Thinking Ape is looking for a... more
BCBusiness Unveils Inaugural '30 Under 30' List
BCBusiness today released its inaugural list of its "30 Under 30" winners. Here’s the list: 1. Adam Woodhouse – Art Director, Invoke Media 2. Amy Dopson – Founder, PAC 10... more
A Thinking Ape Names Leo Chan as Creative Technology Director
Vancouver-based social gaming company A Thinking Ape this week announced Leo Chan as its new "Creative Technology Director." Chan brings two decades of technical team management experience to... more
Canadian Gaming Startups Raise $180K for Typhoon Haiyan Relief
Two of the fastest growing Canadian startups, Uken Games and A Thinking Ape (ATA), announced today that they have raised a total of $180,000 for the Red Cross in support of the victims of Typhoon... more
300 Job Seekers Peruse 200 Positions with 10 of Vancouver's Top Employers at Tech Fest
Last night Techvibes hosted the Tech Fest, a hiring fair for technology startups in Vancouver. The sold-out crowd filled the venue with high energy throughout the night as hundreds of eager job... more
Inaugural Tech Fest Lineup Set - Who Wants a Job in Vancouver?
On November 28 Techivbes is hosting a one-of-a-kind recruiting event called the Techvibes Tech Fest. We've assembled a lineup of some of the coolest tech companies in Vancouver and are giving their... more
How to Use Data to Create Profitable Games
Data was one of the hot topics at the Montreal International Game Summit, a gaming industry conference that took place on Monday and Tuesday. Gathering data about what works and doesn’t... more
Two Canadians Named to Influential Gaming Industry List
Gaming Insiders is an elite community of leaders in the games industry brought together for exchanging ideas and discussing business challenges in a private setting. The goal of the Gaming... more
The Digi Awards Names Canada's Top Digital Companies
The winners of the 2012 Digi Awards were revealed last night in Toronto. The Digis are an annual showcase that recognize the who’s who of Canada’s digital elite and features some of... more
BC Tech Founders Shine at Entrepreneur of Year Awards
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneurs of the Year for the Pacific Region were announced yesterday in Vancouver. Among the winners were some great entrepreneurs that Techvibes has been tracking... more
Two Canadian Companies Head to UK on Global Adventure
After months of searching, UK Trade & Investment’s Global Adventure Competition has identified two of Canada’s most promising technology companies and will be sending them to... more
A Thinking Ape's Eric Diep: 'We Want to Build the Most Respected Tech Company in Canada'
A Thinking Ape, a startup that moved from Silicon Valley to Vancouver in January 2011, wants more than just money. The now-Canadian startup, which was founded in 2008, wants respect. A lot of... more
Want to Work for a Vancouver Startup?
Landing a sweet job with a tech startup isn't easy - especially if you're non-technical. But if you're in Vancouver there certainly are opportunities if you have the right skill-set and are willing... more
Top Canadian iPhone App made $20 Million in 2011 [updated]
Update: Since publishing this story we've been contacted by a number of sources stating that the actual number is much higher and closer to $20 Million for 2011. A recent interview with Inside... more
Canada's Top Young Entrepreneurs of the Year Named by the FuEL Awards
Celebrating Canada's Future Entrepreneurial Leaders, the FuEL Awards honour the achievements and aspirations of entrepreneurs under the age of 30, identify role models for progressive... more
VEF tackles Freemium business models with experienced panel
For their October event the Vancouver Enterprise Forum (VEF) is digging into freemium business models and monetization. They've assembled a great panel of experts that will share their experiences,... more
A Thinking Ape acquires Good Guy Robots and everyone wins
Vancouver independent games studio Good Guy Robots (GGR) has been acquired by startup darling A Thinking Ape (ATA). Techvibes has been covering the story of ATA since they returned to Canada and... more
A Thinking Ape does virtual good with virtual goods
On the weekend of March 26th Vancouver-based game developer A Thinking Ape dedicated the proceeds from one virtual good in their popular Kingdoms At War game to the humanitarian efforts of the Red... more
A Thinking Ape settles into Vancouver and gets serious
Nine months after meeting the founding team of A Thinking Ape and telling the story of their escape from Silicon Valley and relocation to Vancouver I had a chance to sit down with them again... more
Canadian Brain Drain: fact or fiction?
A few weeks ago, Guy Gal (TheBizMedia.com), Adil Dhalla (MyCityLives.com) and Joallore Alon (@clickflickca) were having a discussion on why many Canadian startups tend to move south to New York or... more
Canadians flee Silicon Valley to start up in Vancouver
With all the talk of Canadian brain drain to the United States and the lack of a strong tech startup ecosystem in Canada, it's great to hear about companies like San Francisco-born A Thinking Ape... more

- - 322 Water Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada