For those in the gaming world, it’s worthwhile to keep your eyes on Finland. The Finnish start-up Next Games has just raised $6 million in funding. This is the latest of many venture capital investments in the country which is booming with mobile gaming.
Next Games was founded in 2013 by former employees of Rovio and Supercell, creators of the smash games “Angry Birds” and “Clash of Clans.” They plan, now, to work on a mobile game based on the US TV series “The Walking Dead.”
The money for this series A funding round came from the US and Asia. Investors included IDG Ventures, IDG Capital and Lowercase Capital.