RFRSH, an e-sports entertainment startup based in Copenhagen, has raised €7.2 million from Creandum, the founders of Supercell, and investors Tommy Ahlers and David Helgason RFRSH, which launched last December, describes itself as an e-sports media house and live entertainment producer. The new funds will be invested in original content and live entertainment products. The […]
French startup Shadow, has raised a €51 million Series A round. Shadow is developing super-sleek computers based in the cloud, directed at primarily at gamers. The user’s phones, laptops, and Shadow’s device are all connected in the cloud to hundreds of servers that provide hyper-fast service and perfect HD images.
TreasureHunt, a Berlin-based mobile gaming company, has raised $6 million in a Series A round led by The Gauelmann Group and angel investors. The company, cofounded by ex EA, Zynag, Rovio, and King staffers, is prepping the launch of its next game Pet Paradise, a “bubble shooter” game, which is being released tomorrow. The company […]
London-based Space Ape Games, a social and mobile games studio, has been acquired by Finnish gaming giant Supercell, which gobbled up 62 percent of the company for $55.8 million.
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.