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Swedish media giant MTG invests in InnoGames and enters online gaming market

MTG has entered into an agreement with Eight Roads Ventures and the company’s founders to acquire 35% of the global online games developer and publisher InnoGames. The investment is in line with MTG’s digital strategy to invest in relevant, complementary … Continue reading

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Koukoi Games secures $1M in funding and moves toward licensed IP mobile games

Koukoi Games from Oulu (Finland) has formed a new investment partnership with media focused VC fund IPR.VC and TEKES – the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation. Koukoi is going to enter Intellectual Property (IP) based game development market through licensing, … Continue reading

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Interview with Jan Beckers (HitFox Group)

We recently had the chance to interview Jan Beckers, the Co-Founder and CEO of the Berlin-based HitFox Group. The HitFox Group, which recently reported a rapid growth in revenue and market reach, is known as being the world’s first game … Continue reading

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Dublin-based games startup Digit raises $2.5m

Digit Game Studios, one of the leading Dublin-based games developers, has closed a $2.5 million Series A funding. Delta Partners invested $2.1 million from its Delta Equity Fund III Limited Partnership, with the remainder of the funds provided by the … Continue reading

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HitFox reports revenue growth & expands to France and the US

HitFox Group, a game distribution company builder headquartered in Berlin, continues its international expansion and announces rapid growth in revenue and market reach. Only weeks after entering Asia Pacific with an office in Seoul (Korea), the young company is now extending … Continue reading

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Game developer MobileBits secures new funding

The Hamburg-based investor iVentureCapital has just acquired a share in the German development studio MobileBits. The young games company, whith offices in Hamburg and Hannover and was founded in 2009. The founding team and more than twenty employees concentrate on developing games for … Continue reading

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Zattikka goes public and acquires three game companies

Zattikka, a London based social and casual games developer, has has gone public (on London’s AIM exchange), raising approximately £12.6 million, with proceeds to be used to fund the acquisition of three online games companies and ongoing working capital. Zattikka was … Continue reading

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Tengelmann invests in Online Games Publisher Neonga

Neonga AG – an online games publishing specialist based in Berlin – has just completed a new financing round with Tengelmann Ventures being the lead investor. This investment (of an undisclosed sum) was accompanied by the existing shareholders High-Tech Gründerfonds … Continue reading

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Interview with Ivan Marusic (Gamersbook)

We just had the chance to talk to Ivan Marusic, the Founder and CEO of Gamersbook.com, and ask him a few questions about his Split (Croatia) based startup. So, what is Gamersbook? Just think of everything related to games and … Continue reading

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Gameforge and Frogster to realign internal structures

The Karlsruhe (Germany) based Gameforge Group today announced that it is fundamentally realigning its internal structures. After the successful merger in August, Gameforge and Frogster are now starting the integration and laying the foundations for the company’s sustained ability to … Continue reading

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