Makers Fund leads $9 million round for Popdog

We are excited to annouce that Makers Fund has led the $9 million financing round for Popdog, with participation from Korean Investment Partners. Popdog is founded by esports pioneer Alexander Garfield together with other experiened entrepreneurs, with the mission to support the esports ecosystem with a comprehensive offering of technology and services. We believe gaming […]

Nielsen Acquires Digital Games Market Intelligence Provider, SuperData Research

We are proud to announce that our portfolio company, SuperData Research has been acquired by Nielsen. Since its inception in 2010, SuperData has built a leading position and growing business as the market intellignce provider for the digital gaming industry. Now with support from Nielson, SuperData will continue to “provide gold standard insights that are […]

Genvid raises $10 million from Horizons Ventures for an interactive streaming engine

Genvid, the leading provider of interactive streaming technology, has raised $10 million from Horizon Ventures. “Genvid uses its cloud streaming technology to create new kinds of services, such as interactive streams for esports tournaments that are broadcast to platforms such as Twitch, YouTube, and others. Genvid will specifically use the money to grow its current […]

FACEIT and PUBG partner for online PUBG leagues

FaceIT has partnered with PUBG Corp. to launch online competitive leagues for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) and bring the game to it competitive gaming platform. “With its online competitive leagues and partner tournament organizers, the FACEIT platform will deliver a structured progression system for competitive PUBG, setting a new standard for competition within the battle [...]