Calif. – Kwedit, the developer of
a payment platform for virtual goods and social games, has raised $3.3 million
in a new round of funding led by Maveron, TechCrunch reported.
View, Calif.-based Kwedit launched its service a month ago, and was
this week featured during a segment on Comedy Central’s "The Colbert
The company offers a credit system with no credit or debit card, where
users are given virtual currency and promise to pay back the Kwedit; failure to
pay does not incur any penalties, other than making it harder to acquire more