Entries in 'investment' (13)

Mike Wilson

Gambitious rebrands as Good Shepherd: 'We're leaving no stone unturned' to make games profitable

Publishing platform Gambitious has been bringing indie titles to market through its network of certified investors ever since its formation in 2011. But today the company is entering a new ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 16th 2017 at 9:00AM in News
Fig unveils first investor returns

Fig unveils first investor returns

Fig has today announced its first-ever returns to investors. Accredited investors who purchased Fig Game Shares for Kingdom and Castles, the first Fig-funded game to be released, has earned a ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 9th 2017 at 3:10PM in News
Leap Motion raises another $50m to expand worldwide operations

Leap Motion raises another $50m to expand worldwide operations

Hand-tracking company Leap Motion has raised another $50m in Series C funding led by JP Morgan Asset Management, the firm has announced. This brings Leap Motion's total fund-raising amount to ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 18th 2017 at 10:39AM in News
nDreams secures additional £2.7m investment

nDreams secures additional £2.7m investment

Virtual reality developer and publisher nDreams has raised a further £2.7m in investment, the studio announced today. Of that figure, £2m has come from a follow-on investment from Mercia Technologies, ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 13th 2017 at 10:45AM in News

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Brian Fargo

InXile Entertainment secures $4.5m investment for new VR title

The studio behind Wasteland and Tides of Numenera has announced it's working on a VR open world survival RPG title after securing a combined equity and project investment of $4.5m ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 12th 2017 at 4:52PM in News
Virtual Arts

Ex-ARM and Guerrilla Cambridge devs form new VR, AR and MR firm Virtual Arts

A team of ex-ARM and Guerrilla Cambridge devs have set up a new company based in Cambridge dedicated to revolutionising the worlds of virtual, augmented and mixed reality technology and ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Jul 12th 2017 at 3:14PM in News
Hutch

Hutch raises $5.5m of investment to help strengthen its mobile ambitions

British free-to-play mobile studio Hutch has raised $5.5m of investment, the company confirmed today. The investment was co-led by Index Ventures and Backed VC and comes just after the release ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Feb 2nd 2017 at 10:36AM in News
Google unveils £1bn UK investment plan

Google unveils £1bn UK investment plan

Internet giant Google is building a new London HQ which is hopes will create in the region of 3,000 new jobs.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 16th 2016 at 11:39AM in News

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Sumo Digital announces new investor

Sumo Digital announces new investor

Sumo Digital has announced changes among its investors, with Perwyn LLP now on board supporting the studio.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 12th 2016 at 11:05AM in News
Team17 scores £16.5m investment deal

Team17 scores £16.5m investment deal

Private equity firm Lloyds Development Capital has invested £16.5m in Team17.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 1st 2016 at 11:00AM in News
HTC: 'Triple-A publishers risk creating massive rivals by not investing in VR'

HTC: 'Triple-A publishers risk creating massive rivals by not investing in VR'

The content boss for the Vive VR headset has delivered a warning to major games publishers that are reluctant to invest in virtual reality.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 5th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
$6.3m investment brings Funcom 'back on track'

$6.3m investment brings Funcom 'back on track'

Troubled MMO developer Funcom has been bailed out of negative equity by an injection of investment money.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 27th 2016 at 11:15AM in News

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Glu pumps $7.5m into QuizUp dev

Glu pumps $7.5m into QuizUp dev

Mobile giant Glu Mobile has invested $7.5m in Plain Vanilla, the developer behind popular social trivia game QuizUp.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 22nd 2016 at 4:05PM in News