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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
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

While the EB EXPO is kicking off at the Sydney Showgrounds, some big changes are afoot in the Australian industry.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Oct 4th 2013 at 7:43AM in News
Take-Two among Twitch's Series C funders

Take-Two among Twitch's Series C funders

Streaming games TV service Twitch has announced a further $20m worth of investment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 2:26PM in News
GamesAid names charity winners as donations hit record amount

GamesAid names charity winners as donations hit record amount

The five charities that will receive a share of the £260,000 raised by games industry charity GamesAid have been named.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 4:14PM in News
Ouya pulls funding from questionable Free The Games Fund candidate

Ouya pulls funding from questionable Free The Games Fund candidate

Potential Ouya game Dungeons the Eye of Draconus has been unceremoniously booted from Ouya’s Free The Games Fund program following suspicious activity on Kickstarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2013 at 3:13PM in News
Oculus Rift attracts $16m in additional funding

Oculus Rift attracts $16m in additional funding

Virtual reality startup Oculus has attracted Series A funding of $16m to back the headline-grabbing Oculus Rift.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 10:41AM in News