Big-bucks Silicon Valley VC backing for company whose first iPad game, IF, launched earlier in the week. By Stuart Dredge.
Games industry veteran Trip Hawkins has raised $6.5m of venture capital funding for his latest startup, educational games maker If You Can Company. The firm, whose development team is based in London, released its first iPad game earlier in the week. The game – IF... – aims to teach children social and emotional skills through play.
Educational mobile games is a MAJOR trend. Won;'t be the last money raised here. Good insight by @Ronald Bannon M.B.A., Adm.A., F.C.M.C.
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