Entries in 'funding' (30)

FACEIT secures $15m to expand eSports tournament organisation service

FACEIT secures $15m to expand eSports tournament organisation service

Competitive gaming platform FACEIT has today raised $15m in Series A funding in order to expand to more games and communities.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jan 26th 2016 at 2:18PM in News
Traplight closes second round of funding

Traplight closes second round of funding

Finland-based mobile studio Traplight Games has closed a recent round of funding totaling €1.3m.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2015 at 10:54PM in News
London dev The Secret Police receives funding from former Sega boss

London dev The Secret Police receives funding from former Sega boss

London-based mobile studio The Secret Police has received funding from Amuse Capital, headed up by former Sega president Hayao Nakayama.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 17th 2015 at 10:33AM in News
Studio behind VR platformer Lucky's Tale raises $25m in funding

Studio behind VR platformer Lucky's Tale raises $25m in funding

Playful, the developer behind virtual reality title Lucky’s Tale, has been given a sizeable bump by its latest round of investment.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 9:10AM in News

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Green Man Gaming to introduce new funding option at Interface

Green Man Gaming to introduce new funding option at Interface

Digital retailer and publisher Green Man Gaming is once again showing its support of indie developers by backing next month’s Interface event.

on Oct 21st 2015 at 11:23AM in News
Scribblenauts developer to launch new IP on crowdfunding platform Fig

Scribblenauts developer to launch new IP on crowdfunding platform Fig

5th Cell, the creator of Scribblenauts, is to launch a completely new franchise via the power of crowdfunding.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 8th 2015 at 4:36PM in News
Games Funding Forum 2015

Games Funding Forum 2015

In Events Oct 15th 2015 - Oct 15th 2015 in London, UK

The Games Funding Forum returns for its second year on Thursday, October 15th.

The half-day conference features a raft of speakers dealing out advice on how developers can gain access ...

eSports betting site Unikrn raises $7m in Series A funding

eSports betting site Unikrn raises $7m in Series A funding

The global eSports betting site Unikrn, founded by ex-Microsoft Ventures GM Rahul Sood, has raised $7m in its Series A funding round.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Jun 30th 2015 at 4:47PM in News

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Indie Fund adds new investing partners

Indie Fund adds new investing partners

Indie game investor group Indie Fund has announced the addition of a host of new partners, as well as its backing of Steam Early Access release Armello.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 10th 2015 at 2:59AM in News
Fantasy eSports firm AlphaDraft secures $5m in investments

Fantasy eSports firm AlphaDraft secures $5m in investments

AlphaDraft, a fantasy eSports betting site, has become the latest such venture to secure capital investment to the tune of $5m.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on May 19th 2015 at 2:37PM in News
Streaming service DingIt raises $1.5m in funding

Streaming service DingIt raises $1.5m in funding

Live-streaming platform DingIt.tv has secured $1.5m in seed funding.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 29th 2015 at 9:48AM in News
Star Citizen's crowdfunding effort surpasses $80m mark

Star Citizen's crowdfunding effort surpasses $80m mark

The unstoppable crowdfunding force that is Star Citizen has surpassed $80m in funding.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 29th 2015 at 6:19AM in News

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Raptr launches Plays.tv video sharing service

Raptr launches Plays.tv video sharing service

Gamer-focused social network Raptr has launched a short form video sharing client called Plays.tv, securing a new round of funding to back the new service.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 1st 2015 at 5:43AM in News
Epic Games issues first round of Unreal Dev Grants

Epic Games issues first round of Unreal Dev Grants

Epic Games has revealed the first three Unreal Dev Grant recipients, with each developer gaining at least $15,000 in funding.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 7th 2015 at 7:16AM in News
Machinima gets $24m from Warner Bros, cuts staff

Machinima gets $24m from Warner Bros, cuts staff

Machinima has landed another round of funding led by Warner Bros, though it hasn't stopped the multi-channel network from cutting a chunk of its staff along with a few programs.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 23rd 2015 at 6:51PM in News
Epic offers up $5m in grants for Unreal devs

Epic offers up $5m in grants for Unreal devs

Epic Games has announced it has put together $5m for “no strings attached” funding of indie devs who create games using Unreal Engine 4.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 19th 2015 at 7:36PM in News

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World Zombination studio nets $6m from Oculus, Riot investors

World Zombination studio nets $6m from Oculus, Riot investors

Mobile studio Proletariat has raised $6m in a Series A funding round, led by Oculus investor Spark Capital.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 11th 2015 at 7:47PM in News
Game analytics company DeltaDNA raises $3m funding

Game analytics company DeltaDNA raises $3m funding

Game analytics company DeltaDNA has secured $3m in series A funding, the Scotland-based outfit has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2014 at 4:25PM in News
NIS America reinstates GaymerX support

NIS America reinstates GaymerX support

The founder of GaymerX has apologised for what he says was a misunderstanding regarding NIS America's support of the event.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2014 at 4:17PM in News
Devolver swoops in to save GaymerX after NIS America withdraws funding

Devolver swoops in to save GaymerX after NIS America withdraws funding

LGBT-focused video games convention GaymerX2 looks to have been saved by publisher Devolver Digital.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2014 at 12:27PM in News
Thatgamecompany raises $7m in funding for upcoming title

Thatgamecompany raises $7m in funding for upcoming title

Journey developer Thatgamecompany has raised $7m in funding for its next game, the independent studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 28th 2014 at 4:36PM in News
Funcom's LEGO MMO gets £1m funding boost

Funcom's LEGO MMO gets £1m funding boost

Funcom has secured £960,000 in additional funds for the development and release of its upcoming MMO LEGO Minifigures Online.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 28th 2014 at 12:59PM in News
Oculus Rift secures additional $75m for consumer model

Oculus Rift secures additional $75m for consumer model

Oculus Rift has secured an additional $75m from investors to help bring the VR headset to market.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 13th 2013 at 6:19AM in News
Nazara sets up fund to invest in gaming start-ups

Nazara sets up fund to invest in gaming start-ups

Game developer, publisher and distributor Nazara Technologies has set up a seed-stage fund aimed at investing in start-ups in the games industry.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Nov 28th 2013 at 8:39AM in News
Polygon publisher Vox Media raises $40m

Polygon publisher Vox Media raises $40m

Digital content publisher Vox Media has raised another $40m in its second round of funding.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 16th 2013 at 9:59PM in News