Japanese giant Softbank has led an investment of $502 million into UK gaming company Improbable, making it one of the largest VC rounds in a private UK company. The sizeable deal puts the company at a reported valuation of over $1 billion. Existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and Horizons Ventures also participated in the investment. Improbable […]
German Dojo Madness is a “virtual coach” designed to help e-sports players improve their game. The startup has just raised $6 million from the US investor Raine and the Korean donor K Cube bringing the company’s total investment to $12.75 million.
Finland-based gaming studio Traplight, which developed the Big Bang Racing mobile game, has raised $2.7 million. The round was led by Korea Investment Partners with participation from previous investors Sunstone Capital and Finnvera, as well as angel investor Shukri Shammas. This latest round increases Traplight’s total funding to $5 million.
This Dublin-based startup has set an ambitious goal for its app: to make it the one place sports fans go to for stats, scores, games, and betting.
Finnish mobile gaming company Armada Interactive completed another seed round of $7 million. This comes after raising $3 million in April 2016, bringing the total raised to $10 million. Korea Investment Partners led the round, with participation from Creandum and existing investors Initial Capital, Index Ventures, PROfounders Capital and Backed.
Hampshire-based games developer has received £2 million from backers including Mercia Technologies and a group of business angels.
Swedish media group MTG has invested in Hamburg-based online game developer, InnoGames, acquiring a 35% stake in the company. MTG has purchased the stake from InnoGames’ founders and Eight Roads Ventures, one of the games firm’s first investors, along with an option down the road to purchase a further 16% by September 2017 which will […]