SEC Form D filing reveals new $50M Sisu Game Ventures fund aimed at gaming startups

According to an SEC Form D filing, Sisu Game Ventures, a pre-seed and seed fund that invests in gaming startups has raised a $50 million first close of its new fund. However, the company declined to comment. Paul Bragiel of Sisu, which launched in 2014, did however comment that the firm had made several investments …

What we can learn from China’s mobile gaming economy

Jeff Sue Contributor Share on Twitter Jeff Sue is GM, Americas at Mintegral, a mobile ad platform helping the world’s largest developers with global user acquisition, ad monetization and creative services. The mobile gaming economy has been in a state of flux for the past couple of years, and it has become quite difficult to …

Heartcore Capital bets on Europe with a $200M fund for consumer tech startups

Heartcore Capital, one of the few VCs to focus on consumer technology, has raised a $200 million early-stage fund for those kinds of startups across Europe. Heartcore IV, the firm’s flagship investment vehicle, will be supported by Heartcore Progression Beta, a $50 million “opportunity fund” for follow-on rounds in consumer tech. The firm said both …

Supercell likes Metacore’s games so much it just gave it another $180M credit line

Metacore, a Finnish mobile games company, seems to have an amazing “relationship” with Supercell, another (quite successful) Finnish mobile games company. Back in September 2020, Metacore raised $17.7 million in equity from Supercell and another $11.8 million line of credit, sometimes also called a debt round. That amazing relationship appears to be ongoing. Because Metacore …