Helsinki based start up Game Developer Grand Cru is celebrating being recipient of $2million of seed capital.
The company operates predominantly in the social games space.
Markus Pasula, Grand Cru’s Chief Exec reported:
“iOS and Android devices are now fast and graphically strong enough to power complex 3D games and create fully immersive experiences,” adding “Grand Cru was founded on the principle that the next generation of mobile gaming is real-time multiplayer interaction and user generated content. With the help of our new funding, we are set to be pioneers in the new frontier of mobile and social gaming.”
The companies main flagship product at present is Supernauts a content driven/self generating user experience with a cartoony sci-fi angle.
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The investment panel who raised the $2million includes Nicholas Béraud the ex head of French sportsbetting online site Betclic.
Other investors involved are:
Guillaume Lautour of Idinvest Partners
Co-founder of Playdomw Rick Thompson
Anil Hansjee (previously Google EMEA head of mergers and acquisitions).
Henric Suuronen (ex Wooga)