Audigent Founder Drew Stein has been named Digital Advertising Leader of the Year 2023 Award by The Drum. From The Drum: "Drew is one of the only CEOs to build an adtech business from $0 → $100+ million in spend in the past five years. Through Audigent, Drew is...
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 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.
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 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 has secured a patent for its advanced in-game ad tracking technology. Read more here.
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.
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, 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 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.