Calif. – Moonshoot, a company
developing online games that teach the English language to children, announced that
it has raised $6.6 million in venture capital financing, led by Alsop Louie
Partners and TL Ventures.
Founded in 2007, Palo Alto, Calif.-based Moonshoot plans
to launch its service later this year, first in Japan
before expanding to Asian countries including China,
Taiwan and Korea.
The company also said that
it named Tom Kalinske as executive chairman; Kalinske was previously CEO and
chairman of Leapfrog, CEO of Sega of America and CEO of Mattel.