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2016 Q4

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VentureBeat

Startup Huuuge Games finds way to grow huge in social casino games

Earnings Sports Gaming
$1,000,000 Seed fund
TechCrunch

Southeast Asia’s Playlab invests $1M in Brazilian gaming startup Cupcake Entertainment

Strategy Asia
VentureBeat

Former Wooga developers launch mobile game studio in Berlin

Gaming Global
VentureBeat

Storm8 lays off about 130 from its social mobile gaming studio

$8,500,000 Venture capital (Series B)
TechCrunch

‘Star Trek Timelines’ game maker Disruptor Beam raises $8.5M

Apps & Services Gaming Star Wars
VentureBeat

SuperData: Mobile games hit $40.6 billion in 2016, matching world box office numbers

Earnings Gaming
steamgifts

[PSA] Playfield.io discontinued beginning February 17th

VentureBeat

SuperData: Hearthstone trumps all comers in card market that will hit $1.4 billion in 2017

Gaming Earnings
VentureBeat

WWE teams up with Scopely for new puzzle RPG, WWE Champions

VentureBeat

505 Games unveils original Steam game Quarantine

$1,300,000 Seed fund
UploadVR

Subdream Studios Focuses On Social VR Gaming

$1,200,000
VentureBeat , TechCrunch

Glu acquires QuizUp studio Plain Vanilla for $1.2 million

Acquisition
Tech.eu

Ifeelgoods acquires French online gift card seller MaCarteCadeau

Apps & Services
@davemcclure via WSJD

Kabam Sells Majority of Its Assets to South Korea’s Netmarble Games

FinSMEs

Leonardo DiCaprio Joins Data Point Capital As Special Advisor

Funding
VentureBeat

Sony, Kabam, and Blippar: AR is the gateway drug to VR

e27

PlaySimple raises US$4M to take India's mobile social gaming to the next level

Asia Startup events
$4,000,000 Venture capital (Series A)
NextBigWhat , Tech in Asia

Mobile Gaming Company Playsimple Raises $4M From SAIF Partners & IDG Ventures

Seed fund
EU-Startups

Mobile gaming studio Sviper secures seed funding from Rocket Internet’s VC firm Global Founders Capital

Funding Gaming
VentureBeat

Glu Mobile appoints former EA studio exec Nick Earl as its new CEO

Strategy Music