Gaming Startup MetaShot Secures $400K in Funding

Bangalore-Based Gaming Startup, MetaShot, Secures $400K in Pre-Seed Funding Round with Inflection Point Ventures On Board. Other participants include a dedicated early-stage gaming fund and notable angel investors, including Ankit Mehrotra, Sahil Jain, and Khalid Qazi, co-founders of Dineout. The infusion of funds will drive team expansion, fuel growth and marketing initiatives, and support ongoing … Read more

Crypto Fantasy GameFi, Kandle, Raises $1.7 Mn in Seed Funding

Kandle.xyz, an exciting crypto fantasy GameFi project hailing from Singapore, has recently announced the successful closing of a USD 1.7 million seed round, with Saama leading the investment. The funding injection will be utilized to further develop the platform and expand its user base, with a special focus on their flagship product, ‘Crypto Fantasy Leagues.’ … Read more

SimpleViralGames Raises Rs 4 Cr in Pre-Seed Funding

Simple Viral Games, also known as SVG, a platform for ultra-casual mobile gaming, revealed today that it had raised Rs 4 Cr (about $500,000) in a pre-seed round headed by WEH Ventures. Eximius Ventures, PointOne Capital, Force Ventures, and a few angel investors, including Ankit Agrawal (Founder and CEO of InsuranceDekho), Prashant Sachan, also participated … Read more

Edology Partners with EDGE Metaversity to Introduce an Online Metaverse Game Design Certification

Edology, an online education provider, has established a strategic alliance with EDGE Metaversity, one of the Unreal Authorised Training Institutes in India, to offer a 9-months Online Metaverse Game Design Certification, an innovative online certification programme for budding game designers. The Metaverse Game Design Certification is intended for people who enjoy gaming and want to create metaverse … Read more

Casual gaming startup Giga Fun Studios raises $2.4 mn in Seed Round

Giga Fun Studios, a startup in Bengaluru that specialises in casual gaming, today announced that it has raised $2.4 million in a seed round headed by Lumikai, India’s first gaming and interactive media-focused venture capital fund, and the consumer experts Fireside Ventures. In addition to Riverwalk Holdings, this round also included All In Capital, Kettleborough … Read more

Crypto Gaming Startup Stardust Raises $30 Mn

Stardust, which provides developer tools for building blockchain-based games, said Tuesday that it raised $30 million in a funding round led by crypto venture capital firm Framework Ventures Canaan Linder, the company’s CEO, started the venture in California in 2018. In an interview, he said that he first learned about blockchain when he came across … Read more

Immortal Game raises USD 15.5 million to build a next generation, online Chess experience

Immortal Game, a company launching a web3 chess platform and marketplace, announces the successful raise of its USD 12 million Series A round.  Led by TCG crypto, the round includes several other leading tech and entertainment VC specialists – Cassius, Greenfield One, Sparkle Ventures (supported by the Sandbox Founders and Animoca Brands) Kevin Durant and … Read more

Blockchain gaming site Haste Arcade raises $1.5M in oversubscribed fundraising round

Haste Arcade has just closed its $1.5 million seed round. The fundraising was oversubscribed, Haste was able to exceed the $1 million target that it had set for itself. “We were originally seeking $1MM to lay a good solid foundation for the product/vision and then have some working capital to start testing our assumptions around product/market fit, specifically with … Read more

web3 games marketplace Tegro Reveals $1 mn Grant for Game Developers

Web3 games marketplace based in India Tegro has launched a one-million-dollar award for web3 game creators. Developers can apply for up to $25,000 in funding for their projects with no strings attached. Successful candidates will receive advice on how to improve the quality of their web3 games from a founding team with extensive expertise creating … Read more

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor invested undisclosed amount in Blockchain-based game MechaFightClub

Sonam Kapoor, a Bollywood actress, has invested an unknown sum in online gaming firm Irreverent Labs’ blockchain-based game MechaFightClub (MFC). According to the US-based firm, MechaFightClub is a metaverse gaming platform with each character in the game being an individually unique, artificially intelligent non-player-character (NPC) living on blockchain as an NFT. Irreverent Labs, founded in … Read more

StartPlaying Announces $6.5M Seed Round Funding from Andreessen Horowitz

StartPlaying, the largest online platform to find tabletop role-playing games and professional Game Masters, announced a $6.5M seed round led by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz general partners Jonathan Lai and Andrew Chen. The funds will go towards scaling marketing to reach new players, broadening StartPlaying’s network of industry partnerships, and hiring top talent. The company aims to double their … Read more

Global Brand For Educational Games, Skillmatics Raises Us$ 16 Million Series B

Skillmatics, a global brand for children’s educational games and resources has raised US$16 million in Series B funding, led by Sofina with participation from existing investors, Sequoia Capital India and Jalaj Dani Family Office. The funds will be used to strengthen Skillmatics’ presence in the US, expand the brand’s product offerings to new age groups … Read more

One More Game Raises $22 Million Series A Round Led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and Others

One More Game, a new game studio built by veteran developers behind Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, and Guild Wars, today announced that it closed a $22 million Series A funding round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners. The investment will further empower the team in its mission to help players have more fun, beginning with its first title: Spellcraft, an online competitive strategy game … Read more

Glip raises $3M pre-series A, onboards 1M gamers in 3 months

Glip, a creator tool suite for gamers to create and monetise, has raised $3 million in its pre-series A round led by Prime Venture Partners. The round also saw the participation of existing backers Better Capital and iSeed. Prominent angels include Paavan Nanda (WinZO), Nilay Arora (Tencent), Suhail Sameer (BharatPe), Ravish Naresh (Khatabook), Vivek Hallekere … Read more

Nazara Commits 30 Cr to Griffin Gaming Partners Fund II over next 3 years

Nazara Technologies Limited, an India based, diversified gaming and sports media company and its wholly owned subsidiary Nazara Technologies FZ LLC announced investment in Griffin Gaming Partners (Griffin) Fund II, L.P as a Limited Partner in the Fund. Nazara Dubai is a Limited partner in Griffin Gaming Partners Fund II, L.P for a capital commitment … Read more

Turnt Gaming’s “Engage to Earn” Fighting Game Draws $4.3M in Funding from Polygon Studios, Shima Capital and Othe

Turnt Gaming, a developer of interactive NFT-based entertainment products and media, today announced it has secured $4.3M in funding from Polygon’s gaming/NFT arm, Polygon Studios, and blockchain investor Shima Capital. These partnerships will accelerate community building for Taunt Battleworld, Turnt’s skill-based fighting game simulator featuring legendary boxing icon Floyd Mayweather and newly announced Mixed Martial … Read more