New York – GameGround, the developer of a personalized
gaming application that connects players of all types, announced on Wednesday
that it has closed a new $5.3 million second round of funding.
included Sequoia Capital, Softbank Capital, Vodafone Ventures and Novel TMT
New York-based GameGround was founded by former executives from
Blizzard, MTV Networks and 888.com.
The company’s service launched in beta
today, offering gamers a new way to connect with one another across Web games,
Facebook games, and titles for the PC; Xbox 360 support will be added in an
The company will use the funds to further build out its
service and app features.