Mobile advertising platform Vungle acquires Helsinki-based GameRefinery

Mobile advertising platform Vungle has recently announced the acquisition of GameRefinery. The primary target of the acquisition being GameRefinery’s Game Intelligence platform, a service which helps point developers to optimal user retention and monetisation through a series of insights. Previous GameRefinery clients include Zynga, King, Rovio, and Ubisoft, and the company has compiled contextual data […]

Hiro Capital

Hiro Capital invests in three gaming studios: Snowprint Studios, Double Loop Games and Happy Volcano

Three international video game studios are the latest picks for Hiro Capital, a relatively new fund based in London and Luxembourg that focuses on video games, the metaverse, esports and digital fitness. The cheques totaled $15 million. The three mobile and cross-platform studios – Snowprint Studios in Stockholm/Berlin, Happy Volcano in Belgium and Double Loop […]

French startup Powder snaps up $14 million for game clip sharing

French startup Powder has closed $14 million in Series A funding to build “the ultimate companion app” for gaming, which lets players share short videos of the action. The round was led by Serena, including General Catalyst, Slow Ventures, Alven Capital, Bpifrance through its fund Digital Venture, Secocha Ventures, Turner Novak, and Kevin Hartz. Essentially […]