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Makers Fund

Investor type Venture Capital
Founders Jay Chi

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Total investments 89
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$17M
Portfolio companies 65
Rounds per year 17.80
Lead investments 26
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.27
Exits 6
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Seed

Areas of investment

  • Gaming
  • Video Games
  • Online Games
  • Software
  • Casual Games
Summary

In 2017 was created Makers Fund, which is appeared as VC. The venture was found in Asia in Singapore. The main department of described VC is located in the Singapore.

The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight FRVR, Medal, Unit 2 Games. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Software, iOS.

The important activity for fund was in 2019. Deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars are the general things for fund. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 53 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2011. Comparing to the other companies, this Makers Fund performs on 21 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is constantly included in 7-12 deals per year.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Makers Fund, startups are often financed by LVP, OCA Ventures, March Capital Partners. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Novator, LVP, Firstminute Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Horizons Ventures, Novator, Northzone.

The current fund was established by Jay Chi. The overall number of key employees were 2.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Noodle Cat Games

Gaming
Online Games
Video Games
$4M15 Nov 2022 Us, Picardie, France

Everybuddy Games

Casual Games
Gaming
Online Games
$15M08 Nov 2022 Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

Odyssey Interactive

Video Games
$19M21 Oct 2022 Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Magic Games

Gaming
Mobile Apps
Online Games
$5M18 Oct 2022 Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey

Theorycraft Games

Gamification
Gaming
Media and Entertainment
Video Games
$50M22 Sep 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States

Smitten

$10M15 Sep 2022 Reykjavík, Gullbringusysla, Iceland

Xterio

Developer Platform
Gaming
$40M30 Aug 2022 Zug, Zug, Switzerland

Hidden Door

Computer
Information Technology
Software
$7M21 Jul 2022 Brooklyn, New York, United States

Netspeak Games

Apps
Gaming
iOS
Messaging
Online Games
Video Games
$12M01 Jul 2022 London, England, United Kingdom
News
AviaGames Raises $40M in Funding

– AviaGames is a mobile, skill-based gaming company based in Mountain View, CA.
– The company raised $40m in funding.
– The round was led by ACME Capital, Washington Harbour Partners and Powerhouse Capital, as well as previous investors Makers Fund and Galaxy Digital.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate player acquisition, develop new games on the platform, and expand its team and international presence.

Genvid Holdings Raises $113M in Series C Funding

– Genvid is a NYC-based provider of interactive livestreaming technologies and services.
– Company announced $113m Series C funding.
– The round was co-led by existing investors Valor Equity Partners and Atreides Management with participation from new investors Third Point Ventures, Cobalt Capital, LightShed Ventures, XN, and Lux Capital, existing investors Galaxy Interactive, Horizons Ventures, OCA Ventures (via OCA’s new growth equity fund), and Makers Fund and strategic partners Huya, NTT DOCOMO Ventures, and Samsung Ventures.
– The company intends to use the funds to establish Genvid Entertainment LLC, a new publishing subsidiary dedicated to producing Massive Interactive Live Events.

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