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The social gaming platform Eloelo crosses 3 minutes of users

Eloelo, a live streaming and social gaming platform, has reached the milestone of 3 million users and 100 million games on its platform. The milestone was reached 18 months after its launch and was pushed by users to play digital versions of traditional Indian games such as Tambola, Guess the Price, Antakshari in a live […]

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Australian gaming platform closes $200m funding round led by Temasek

Australian gaming startup Immutable has raised $200 million led by Singaporean Temasek in a Series C round valued at $2.5 billion. According to the company’s tweet, the funds would help fuel its mission to make NFT mainstream through high-quality blockchain games. Other investors who participated in the funding exercise include Mirae Asset, ParaFi Capital, Declaration […]

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gamerji: the Gamerji e-sports gaming platform raises $1.1 million

Chenai: Esports gaming platform Gamerji announced on Monday that it has raised $1.1 million in a pre-Series A round led by Unicorn India Ventures. The company plans to use the new funds to improve tournament hosting technology, create social features for players, and expand to the MENA region and Southeast Asia. Founded in 2019 by […]

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Esports Gaming Platform Gamerji Raises $1.1M in Pre-Series A Round – European Gaming Industry News

Reading time: 3 minutes India’s leading Esports gaming platform, Gamerji, raised $1.1 million in a pre-Series A round led by Unicorn India Ventures. The round also saw participation from Stadia Ventures, the Urmin Group family office, and existing investors. Gamerji plans to use the new funds to improve tournament hosting technology, create social features for […]

Virtual worlds

Inworld AI raises $10 million to create characters for virtual worlds

A beta of the company’s AI character creation platform is planned for the second quarter Share this article Inworld AI has raised $10 million in a funding round led by Bitkraft Ventures. The company’s creation platform focuses on creating AI characters that “mimic the cognitive abilities of humans,” the announcement states. The Venture Reality Fund […]

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Gaming Platform ‘Backbone’ Raises $40M in Series A Funding

Backbone on Wednesday announced a US$40 million round of funding in a Series A funding round. Led by Index Ventures, early investors in Discord, Roblox, Robinhood, Sonos and others. The round also included participation from Sound Ventures, a venture capital firm founded by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary, and Nico Wittenborn’s Adjacent, as well as […]

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SRK Roped Up By A23 Gaming Rig – Jammu Kashmir Latest News | Tourism

Mumbai, February 16: Head Digital Works, India’s leading online skill game company, says it has engaged Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan as its brand ambassador for its multi-game online platform – A23 (www.a23.com).Bollywood’s Baadshah will feature in A23’s “Chalo Saath Khele” campaign with a first responsible gambling campaign, which features A23’s brand new multi-game platform […]

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Shah Rukh Khan will be the face of the A23 online multi-game platform

Head Digital Works, an online skill game company, today announced that it has hired the Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan as a brand ambassador for its online multi-game platform – A23. He will feature in A23’s “Chalo Saath Khele” campaign. Head Digital Works, an online skill game company, today announced that it has hired the […]

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A23 Gaming Platform Becomes Associate Title Sponsor of PVL 2022

Mumbai: Online gaming platform A23 has announced that it will be the joint main sponsor of the upcoming Rupay Prime Volleyball League (PVL) 2022, raising the excitement quotient for one of the fast growing sports leagues led by franchises in the country. This year, PVL will be streamed live on Sony Six and Sony Ten […]

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A23 Gaming Platform Becomes Associate Title Sponsor of Prime Volleyball League 2022

Head Digital Works’ A23 online gaming platform has become the Associate Title Sponsor of the upcoming Prime Volleyball League (PVL) 2022. National Payments Corporation of India’s flagship product RuPay has become the title sponsor of the PVL. RuPay Prime Volleyball League powered by A23 will stream live on Sony Six and Sony Ten 3 with […]

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Games24x7 appoints Hrithik Roshan brand ambassador for skill game platform RummyCircle

Games24x7 has announced that Hrithik Roshan is the brand ambassador for India’s largest online skill game platform, RummyCircle. As part of the partnership, Hrithik will be seen in RummyCircle’s multimedia campaigns, spanning TV, digital and social media platform. Announcing the association, Bhavin Pandya, co-founder and CEO of Games24x7 said, “We are very happy to partner […]

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Social investment and gaming platform StockGro closed $32 million with BITKRAFT Ventures, General Catalyst and Itai Tsiddon

The funding round was led by renowned global investors BITKRAFT Ventures, General Catalyst and Itai Tsiddon, as well as prominent angel investors. StockGro will use the funding for global expansion and hiring Funding includes primary and secondary investment StockGro, India’s largest social investment platform, announced today that it has closed a $32 million Series A […]

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American rapper Nas and Google join investors in African gaming platform Carry1st –

Carry1st, an Africa-focused mobile games company, raised $20 million in funding led by Andreessen Horowitz, with participation from Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Avenir Growth Capital and musician Nas. According to a statement on Wednesday, the increased funding will help the four-year-old company expand its content inventory, grow its workforce and attract new consumers. Carry1st says it […]

Virtual worlds

Space Metaverse raises $7 million to create virtual worlds for arts and commerce

Spatial Metaverse announced today that it has raised $7 million in a funding round to develop its Metaverse Project which allows users to design and create their own virtual commerce spaces for games, arts, fashion, music and more. The funding round was supported by Coinfund, Dapper Labs, Animoca Brands, Digital Currency Group, HOF Capital and […]

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Boom Corp. raises $1.8 million to create social games like Boom Slingers

Join Gaming Leaders Alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming for Their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 from January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. Boom Corp.. raised $1.8 million in seed funding to develop social games that bring people together, much like the company’s first title, Boom […]

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Could the rise of virtual worlds spell the end of corporate branding?

“This could be the end of corporate branding and this could be the new era of personal branding,” according to futurist Tracey Follows. Speaking at the Festival of Marketing: Fast Forward today (June 9), Follows explained how the changing nature of identity for consumers and businesses could mean big changes in how the two interact. […]

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Unlikely sees losses climb to $88.5m in quest for virtual worlds

Unlikely Co-Founder and CEO Herman Narula Courtesy of Improbable LONDON — SoftBank-backed Improbable reported a pre-tax loss of £64.8 million ($88.5 million) on Wednesday for the seven months to Dec. 31, 2019, according to a filing with UK Companies Registry. House. This is a sharp rise on the £39m reported pre-tax loss in the year […]

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Yubo launches four social games

Social discovery platform Yubo launched a gaming feature in a bid to bring new levels of interactivity to its teenage users, as social distancing measures remain in place around the world. To be honest, would you rather, Draw Quiz and Let Them Guess, are among the first in a series of free games to launch […]

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Toya from Israel creates social games for girls on Roblox

Toya is a game studio that makes social games in addition to Roblox, but it’s different because it makes games for girls and women. Roblox has 115 million monthly active players, and people engage in it over 1.5 billion hours per month. Top games get over a billion games, and so it’s no surprise that […]

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How Casual and Social Games Can Benefit the RMG Industry | EGR North America

Consulting firm Sparks Advisory explains the role of casual and social games in changing the industry’s perception from hardcore gaming to entertainment Words from Dina Niron, Founder and CEO When social games first came out, most real money gambling operators were more than skeptical, to say the least, about their value. Hardly anyone believed there […]

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Zynga and Mark Pincus face a drop in social game sales

Zynga headquarters in San Francisco Getty Images It wasn’t too long ago that Facebook friends were doing great digital business trading crops on Zynga’s “FarmVille.” Today, many of these areas lie fallow as social gaming is stuck in a protracted decline, even as the overall digital video game industry booms. Social gaming app revenue fell […]