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  • Predictions 2021: VC Investment

    In the second of TheGamingEconomy’s 2021 Predictions series, we take a look at some of the key statistics from the TGE Index on venture investment in gaming, and hear from Justin Keeling, General Partner of recently-launched Lumikai Fund, on what [...]

  • Griffin Gaming Partners Raises USD$235m; Enthusiast Gaming Applies for Nasdaq Listing

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Griffin Gaming Partners raises USD$235m (£178m); Enthusiast Gaming applies for Nasdaq listing; and ironSource reportedly preparing for IPO. Griffin Gaming Partners raises USD$235m (£178m) Griffin Gaming Partners has [...]

  • Unity Raises USD$1.3bn in IPO; Supercell Fined USD$8.5m Over Patent Violations

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Unity raises over USD$1.3bn (£1.0bn) in IPO; Supercell fined USD$8.5m (£6.6m) over patent violations; and Hypemasters receives funding from MGVC. Unity raises USD$1.3bn (£1.0bn) in IPO Unity Technologies [...]

  • TGE Index New Additions Analysis - August 2020

    In this newly-launched series, TheGamingEconomy takes an in-depth look at a sample of the 300 companies added to the TGE Index over the last month. In this edition: video games investment vehicle Transcend Fund; African mobile developer-publisher Carry1st; and esports [...]

  • BITKRAFT Closes USD$165m Gaming Fund; EG7 to Acquire Big Blue Bubble

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: BITKRAFT closes USD$165m (£125m) gaming fund; EG7 to acquire Big Blue Bubble; and MAG Interactive acquires Sventertainment. BITKRAFT closes USD$165m (£125m) gaming fund BITKRAFT Ventures has announced the [...]

  • March Capital Launches USD$60m Gaming Fund; Hiber Raises USD$2.25m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: March Capital launches USD$60m (£46m) gaming fund; Hiber raises USD$2.25m (£1.71m); and Lootcakes secures USD$2m (£1.5m). March Capital launches USD$60m (£46m) gaming fund March Capital Partners has announced [...]

  • Take-Two Interactive to Acquire Playdots for USD$192m; RektGlobal Buys Fearless Media

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Take-Two Interactive to acquire Playdots for USD$192m (£146m); RektGlobal buys Fearless Media; and first India-focused video games VC firm launches. Take-Two Interactive to acquire Playdots for USD$192m [...]

  • Wildlife Studios Raises USD$120m; dMY Technology Group II in USD$240m IPO

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Wildlife Studios raises USD$120m (£91.7m); dMY Technology Group II SPAC in USD$240m (£183m) IPO; and PUBG Corporation invests USD$10m (£7.6m) in 1Up Ventures. Wildlife Studios raises USD$120m [...]

  • Starbreeze to Raise SEK250m; GP Bullhound Closes €125m Fund

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Starbreeze to raise SEK250m (£21.8m); GP Bullhound closes €125m (£114m) fund; KAT VR passes £1m crowdfunding for Walk C treadmill. Starbreeze to raise SEK250m Stockholm-based developer Starbreeze AB [...]

  • Gaming x Digital Entertainment: Investment Opportunities in the Proto-Metaverse

    Live music, film, TV, health, and social networking. Once distinct sectors with limited overlap with the video games sector, in recent months we have seen increased crossover between each of these and gaming, fuelled by the ever-increasing adoption of digital, [...]