Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
December 2, 2016
arrowPress Releases






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


Kiwi nets $15M in funding to build meatier mobile games
Kiwi nets $15M in funding to build meatier mobile games
August 6, 2014 | By Alex Wawro




Mobile game maker Kiwi has raised $15 million from investors like Northgate Capital, Sequoia Capital and DFJ in its most recent round of funding as the company seeks to transition from a casual game developer to a company that releases fewer, meatier AAA mobile titles every year.

The news comes courtesy of a Re/code report that sheds light on Kiwi's intent to try and build character-driven, "console-esque" games for mobile.

Currently, Kiwi produces casual sim games like Shipwrecked and Brightwood Adventure for Android, iOS and the Amazon Appstore. It was also one of the first Western developers to put its mobile games on the popular South Korean KakaoTalk mobile messaging platform.

The Palo Alto-based company was founded in 2011 by former Playdom developers, and had raised total of $9 million in funding as of last year from sources like Sequoia Capital and Guitar Hero co-creator Charles Huang.


Related Jobs

Age of Learning, Inc.
Age of Learning, Inc. — Glendale, California, United States
[12.02.16]

Software Engineer - PHP Web Services
Visual Concepts
Visual Concepts — Novato, California, United States
[12.02.16]

Senior Software Engineer, Graphics
Visual Concepts
Visual Concepts — Novato, California, United States
[12.02.16]

Principal Software Engineer - WWE 2K
Insomniac Games
Insomniac Games — Burbank, California, United States
[12.02.16]

Senior Designer









Loading Comments

loader image