CCP Games’ PLEX for GOOD initiative raises over $100,000 to help combat the Australian Bushfires

EVE Online pilots have now raised over $500,000 since 2005 for charitable causes February 7th, 2020 – Reykjavík, Iceland – CCP Games, creators of the in-depth and uniquely player-driven spaceship MMO game EVE Online, are proud to announce that over $100,000 has been raised by the pilots of EVE Online for the Red Cross and their relief work on […]

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YUR Raises $1.1 Million and Launches its Beta on Oculus Quest and Mobile to Make Gamers Fit with VR

YUR “why you are” (https://yur.fit/), a leading virtual reality (“VR”) fitness company and community, announced today that it secured $1.1 million in pre-seed funding led by The Venture Reality Fund and BoostVC. YUR is co-founded by Cix Liv and Dilan Shah. Since their pilot in early 2019, YUR has grown the largest VR fitness community […]

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Today, Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a leading mobile game developer, announced that Zynga Poker, the world’s largest free-to-play poker game

Zynga Poker Raises the Stakes with New Spin and Win Mode in World Poker Tour® Tournament Center

Today, Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA), a leading mobile game developer, announced that Zynga Poker, the world’s largest free-to-play poker game introduced a new Spin and Win mode in its World Poker Tour® Tournament Center. This new mode gives players the thrilling experience of playing short tournaments and a chance to win payouts of up to 10x their buy-in by spinning […]

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BITKRAFT Esports Ventures announced that it has succesfully led Tonk Tonk Games $2 million seed funding round with participation from Modern Times Group.

Tonk Tonk Games Raises $2 Million in Seed Funding Led by BITKRAFT Esports Ventures

BITKRAFT Esports Ventures announced that it has succesfully led Tonk Tonk Games $2 million seed funding round with participation from Modern Times Group. Tonk Tonk Games is a mobile gaming company with a singular focus on providing players with continuous moments of delight through fun game play, personalized experiences, and high spectatability. The company will […]

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Sapphire Ventures, a technology venture capital firm investing in growth-stage companies and early-stage venture funds with more than $2.5 billion

Sapphire Ventures Raises $115M+ to Launch ‘Sapphire Sport Funds Platform’; Esports Included

Sapphire Ventures, a technology venture capital firm investing in growth-stage companies and early-stage venture funds with more than $2.5 billion in assets under management, today announced the launch of Sapphire Sport, a first-of-its-kind, oversubscribed $115 million funds platform to drive the firm’s investments in early-stage startups at the intersection of sports, media, and entertainment sectors. […]

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StreamElements, the fastest growing production platform for live-streaming, used by more than 200,000 live channels on Twitch and YouTube Live

StreamElements Raises $11.3M Series A to Expand Live Video Creation Platform for Global Content Creators and Brands

StreamElements, the fastest growing production platform for live-streaming, used by more than 200,000 live channels on Twitch and YouTube Live, today announced it has raised $11.3 million in Series A funding led by Pitango VC and previous investors State of Mind Ventures, Rainfall VC, Samsung Next and others. The new funding comes on the heels […]

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Blockchain Startup Gamedex Raises $800,000 Seed Round to Build Platform for Digital Collectible Card Games like Pokemon

Blockchain Startup Gamedex Raises $800,000 Seed Round to Build Platform for Digital Collectible Card Games like Pokemon

Gamedex just raised $800,000 in a seed round led by Invictus Capital in order to build a Steam-like platform for blockchain-powered digital collectible cards and digital collectible card games like Pokemon, Hearthstone, Magic: The Gathering, and FIFA Ultimate Team. The global gaming market was worth 110 billion USD in 2017 and is projected to continue growing at a compounded […]

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