GOAL invests in BeBopBee’s $4M round with Bitkraft Ventures and others
BeBopBee raises $4M from Bitkraft Ventures, GOAL, Courtside Ventures, Andover and others to build its data science, liveops and marketing capabilities. Read more about the raise at VentureBeat here.
LIV closes $8.5M round led by Bitkraft Ventures
LIV enables creators to livestream from inside AR/VR experiences. It has raised $8.5M from Bitkraft Ventures, Sony Innovation Fund, Amazon Alexa Fund, Samsung Next, Goal Venture Partners and others. Read more here.
XPLA explains the Play to Own (P2O) model
From XPLA's blog: "Play to Own model prioritizes “Ownership” in a free-to-play game environment. We believe that blockchain’s ownership and transparency properties will innovate the gaming industry’s paradigm." Read more here.
Loupe raises $3M and launches Loupe Business
Loupe closed a $3M Series Seed+ round from lead investor ALIAVIA Ventures and investors including Goal Venture Partners, Sound Media Ventures, and CityRock Venture Partners. Loupe For Business will help out-of-home customers in hospitality, healthcare and other...
Anzu secures patent for ad viewability in 3D environments
Anzu has secured a patent for its advanced in-game ad tracking technology. Read more here.
Talespin receives investment from WestRiver Group
WestRiver Group have invested in enterprise VR company Talespin. With the investment, Talespin acquired the Pioneer Adaptive Learning platform from the Singularity Group to enable adaptive learning experiences. Read more here.
4D Factory’s Neon releases FPS multiplayer game trailer for Shrapnel
From GamesBeat: Last week’s trailer promised that the cinematic was built using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 5 technology, which uses features like Nanite to cram an insane number of polygons into a scene, said Mark Long, CEO of Shrapnel. Read more here
Audigent Among Top 5% Fastest Growing Ad Tech Companies
Audigent, which offers innovative data and inventory marketplaces for advertisers, is ranked by Today, Inc. as the 29th fastest growing tech company. The company launched the first cookieless identity-based ad solution this year and has grown through new products and...
Players Lounge closes $10.5M round led by Griffin Gaming Partners
Players Lounge closes a $10.5M round from investors including Griffin Gaming Partners, Comcast Ventures, Samsung Next and Vice Ventures. to expand beyond sports and into video games. Read more here.
Aglet Grows User Base To Over 3.5 Million
In an interview with VentureBeat, Founder Ryan Mullins announced that Aglet has surpassed 3.5 million monthly active users. The company, which runs a metaverse for "sneakerheads", has seen impressive growth of 200% in player sessions since launching NFTs in May,...