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BetaDwarf Raises $6.6m to Develop New Loneliness-Busting Genre

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Minion Masters developer BetaDwarf has closed a Series A funding round worth $6.6 million. The funding was led by Makers Fund, with...

AT&T Stock Jumps as Activist Investor Calls for Changes, Raises Questions...

Hollywood Reporter reports: "Investment firm Elliott Management Corp. said Monday that funds that it manages have acquired $3.2 billion of AT&T stock and called...

Group Nine Raises $50 Million From Discovery, Axel Springer

Variety reports: "Digital-media company Group Nine Media raised $50 million in new funding, led by its lead investor Discovery along with participation from German...

Medal.tv Raises $9 Million for Short-Form Gaming Videos

VentureBeat reports: "Medal.tv said it has raised $9 million in funding for short-form videos that have become a big means of self-expression in the...

VRChat secures $10m Series C funding

gamesindustry.biz reports: "Virtual reality social platform VRChat this week closed a Series C investment round worth $10 million. Along with continued support from HTC,...

Music Tech Investment Firm DBTH Capital Raises $38.6M

Billboard reports: "DBTH Capital Ventures, a new firm focused on investments in music rights technology, has raised €35 million ($38.6 million) in an initial funding...

Playful Studios Raises $23 Million For Spectator-Enabled Games

VentureBeat reports: "Playful Studios, the maker of the Lucky’s Tale series of games, has raised $23 million in funding from a wide variety of...

Production Music Startup Soundstripe Raises Another $2M

Hypebot reports: "Subscription-based production music startup Soundstripe has raised an additional $2 million in financing from Craft Ventures, just months after raising a $4...

California Man Accused of Scamming Investors Out of $14M With Faux...

Hollywood Reporter reports: "A Manhattan Beach resident on Tuesday surrendered to federal authorities to face federal charges that he allegedly bulked investors out of...

Telltale Games is Coming Back Under New Ownership

The Verge reports: "Telltale Games is getting a second life. After a tragic and well-publicized decline, the game studio — best known for adaptations...