Giga Enjoyable Studios has introduced that it is raised $2.4 million in a seed funding spherical.
Primarily based out of India, the corporate was co-founded by Krishnendu Mukherjee, Rahul Daga, and Rahul Shekhar.
Mukherjee beforehand labored at Zynga as a lead product supervisor, and Daga had a stint at Zynga as director of merchandise. Earlier than co-founding the brand new studio, Shekhar was an engineering lead at m56 Studios.
With the funding, the studio goals to develop informal video games for Indian and world gamers.
The funding spherical was led by Lumikai and Fireplace Ventures. Riverwalk Holdings, Kettleborough VC, and All in Capital additionally participated within the spherical.
“The core downside we mutually recognized was that whereas present dominant informal video games (reminiscent of Sweet Crush) are very excessive in high quality, they have not been in a position to totally unlock an Indian participant base as a result of a scarcity of cultural resonance,” stated Mukherjee.
He provides, “Our perception is that with the correct themes and geo-specific mechanics, we will crack adoption and monetization for informal video games in India.”