Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
October 6, 2015
arrowPress Releases
October 6, 2015
PR Newswire
View All

If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:

Raptr Passes 6 Million Users, Scores $15M In New Funding
Raptr Passes 6 Million Users, Scores $15M In New Funding
February 10, 2011 | By Leigh Alexander

February 10, 2011 | By Leigh Alexander
More: Console/PC

Gaming social network Raptr says it's now brought in over six million registered users -- and closed a new $15 million financing round, bringing its funding to a total $27 million to date.

Raptr, which lets players track and share stats for games they play on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC, says it continues to grow at a rate of 750,000 new users per day. The funding, led by DAG Ventures with contributions from Tenaya Capital and existing investor Accel Partners, will be used to add new features.

"Along with the user growth of our application, wei¿½re also now reaching over a million unique visitors a day on our website, and have expanded our presence into the mobile arena," notes CEO Dennis Fong, who founded the company in 2007.

Raptr connects with other social media services like Facebook, Twitter, AIM and Steam; for example, Raptr can post to Facebook about achievements players are earning in a game on any of the platforms Raptr supports.

The company also uses players' usage stats to share data with media parters like GameSpot, GamePro and 1UP so they can tailor their coverage to the games players are most actively playing.

Related Jobs

Forge — San Francisco, California, United States

Lead Client Engineer
Hi-Rez Studios
Hi-Rez Studios — Alpharetta, Georgia, United States

UI Programmer
Intrepid Studios Inc
Intrepid Studios Inc — San Diego, California, United States

Unreal Programmer
CodeHatch Corp.
CodeHatch Corp. — Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

3D Artist

Loading Comments

loader image