Riot Games

Founders Brandon Beck Marc Merrill


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Total investments 20
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 15
Rounds per year 1.25
Lead investments 4
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees 2

Areas of investment

  • Gaming
  • Video Games
  • Mobile Apps
  • Software
  • Online Games

Riot Games is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 2006. The venture was found in North America in United States. The main department of described Corporate Investor is located in the Los Angeles.

The top activity for fund was in 2018. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. The usual things for fund are deals in the range of 5 - 10 millions dollars. This Riot Games works on 4 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 30 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018.

The current fund was established by Brandon Beck, Marc Merrill.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Riot Games, startups are often financed by LVP, Y Combinator, Velocity. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Greylock Partners, Y Combinator, Three Leaf Ventures. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Novator, Northzone, Makers Fund.

Besides, a startup needs to be aged 4-5 years to get the investment from the fund. We can highlight the next thriving fund investment areas, such as Digital Media, Gaming. The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. When startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the probability for it to get the investment is little. For fund there is a match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Curse, Blitz Esports, Bonfire Studios.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation


Information Technology
Productivity Tools
$12M21 Mar 2022 San Francisco, California, United States

Fortiche Production

3D Technology
Creative Agency
Film Production
Media and Entertainment
14 Mar 2022 Paris, Ile-de-France, France

Frost Giant Studios

$25M25 Jan 2022 Irvine, California, United States


Mobile Apps
$20M19 Jan 2022 South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa

Mainframe Industries

MMO Games
Online Games
PC Games
Video Games
$20M30 Nov 2021 Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland

4D Sight

03 Nov 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Double Loop Games

Digital Entertainment
$8M27 May 2021 San Francisco, California, United States

Last Gameboard

3D Technology
Console Games
Video Games
$4M11 May 2021 Denver, Colorado, United States


Mobile Apps
$6M04 May 2021 South Africa, Gauteng, South Africa


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