Gaming startup Mojiworks has announced a funding round of £2.1 million led by Balderton Capital with participation from Lifeline Ventures and Sunstone Capital. The Surrey-based company, founded last year, develops games based on messaging platforms like Facebook Messenger and iMessage. The company’s two top games, MojiQuest and MojiBowling, have been downloaded 1.5 million times. It […]
Sky Betting & Gaming has launched a new startup programme with L Marks. Applications are open now.
Swedish computer game developer THQ Nordic announced Monday that it has bought the German game developer Black Forest Games, in a deal worth up to €1.36 million.
Finnish educational game developer Lightneer, which was founded by Rovio (Angry Birds) alumns, has raised a seed funding round of $5 million. The round was led by GSV Acceleration, with participation from Helsinki-based IPR.VC, the French VC Brighteye, and Reach Capital from Silicon Valley.
Israeli gaming company Plarium has been acquired by the Australian casino company Aristocrat in a deal worth $500 million.
Paris-based Alt Tab Productions, owner of O’Gaming TV, an esports video content production and events company, has received an investment of €2.5 million from Toronto-based Millennial Esports Corp.
Norwegian edtech gaming company Kahoot! has raised $10 million in an extension of its Series A round. This follows an initial tranche of funding last September of $10 million, bringing the total round to $20 million. The round was led by a number of Norwegian private investors alongside existing investors Microsoft Ventures, Creandum, and Northzone. […]