Leapfrog Enterprises

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About Leapfrog Enterprises

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  • Game Versions Published: Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends: The Golden Paddleball

LeapFrog Enterprises Inc NYSE: LF is an educational entertainment company based in Emeryville, California. LeapFrog designs, develops and markets technology-based learning products and related content for the education of infant through grade school children. The company was founded in 1995 by Michael Wood and Robert Lally, when Wood found no products on the market that could help his struggling son learn to read. Since then, LeapFrog has developed a number of learning platforms with a library of software titles, covering subjects including phonics, reading, writing, and math for grade school children. Wood was working as an attorney for a law firm that helped entrepreneurs find funds for their hi-tech business ventures. When Wood's son encountered learning difficulties at the age of three, finding it difficult to associate letters with their corresponding sounds, Wood looked around for an educational toy to help his son. As there appeared to be nothing on the market at that time, Wood took his inspiration from a client who was using integrated circuit chips to produce novelty greeting cards. After carrying out research and organizing focus groups with mothers over a period of four

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