Founded in 2014 by the original creators of Yahoo! Games, Plato provides a truly social mobile play experience for global audiences. Plato is the first messenger app designed exclusively for real-time, cross-platform multiplayer gaming that seamlessly combines chat with play. People can connect with old friends and new like-minded players from around the world. Its growing catalog of curated high quality multiplayer classics include Pool, Hold'em, Chess, Backgammon, Spades, Hearts and more. Plato is currently in public beta and free to download through the Google Play Store and App Store. Headquartered in San Jose with an office in Austin, the company is backed by angel investors from WhatsApp.