We are pleased to announce a $2.2m/£1.7m/21m kr Seed Funding round led by Hiro Capital, and also including other investors with a strong gaming and game technology pedigree. Not only will this investment allow us to extend our game portfolio, but it brings significant strategic value and our investors extensive networks.
Hiro Capital is an entrepreneur founded venture capital fund for video games, esports, gamified fitness and Metaverse creators. Also participating in the round are Swedish games investors Behold VC and Scottish technology fund Techstart Ventures.
“It’s a privilege to have the opportunity to work with such proven game-focused investment teams at this early stage” said Firestoke CEO and Founder Paul Farley. “Most importantly we value many of the same things; creating great games that bring joy and delight to players, empowering development talent and building successful businesses.”
“With this backing, in addition to our existing funding, our mission is off to a great start!”
Sir Ian Livingstone partner at Hiro Capital and games industry legend added “Hiro was built upon the premise that the UK and Europe over-index in games industry talent. Paul is no exception to this and has proven himself as an extremely capable industry veteran and operator with successful exits under his belt. We’re delighted to be backing him and the Firestoke team in their quest to champion great games from great developers.”