Austin – GameSalad, the provider of a game development
platform for iPhone, iPad, Mac and the Web, announced on Thursday that it has
raised $6.1 million in its second round of funding, led by Steamboat Ventures.
Greycroft Partners, DFJ Mercury, DFJ Frontier and ff Asset Management also
participated in the investment round, which the company will use to grow its
technical and product teams.
Founded in 2007, Austin-based GameSalad (formerly
known as Gendai Games) said its free game creation platform has been used to
create more than 8,500 games, including 30 of the top 100 U.S. games on Apple’s