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Offices

Boston Office
San Francisco Office

People

CEO & Founder
Board Member
COO/ Founder
Head of Product
Head of Publisher Relations and Business Development

Funding

TOTAL $6.8M
FUNDING TOTAL $6.8M
Seed, 11/2012
Atlas Venture
NextView Ventures
Mark Jung
$1.3M
Series A, 6/2013
Atlas Venture
$5.5M
DEBT TOTAL $1.5M
Debt, 4/2013
$1.5M

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Skillz

Skillz is the world’s only cash tournament platform for mobile games of skill. Skillz enables new direct revenue for game developers, while enhancing the existing monetization tools inside most mobile games. Unlike ads and offer walls which can interrupt the user experience, Skillz improves gameplay by tapping into gamers’ fundamental desire for meaningful competition.

Skillz games currently reach more than 25 million mobile gamers. The company has offices in Boston and San Francisco.

Recent Milestones

Videos

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Introducing Skillz: The world’s only cash tournament SDK for mobile games

Added: 12/31/13

Screenshots

Skillz screenshot
Above: Skillz landing
Uploaded: 5/6/13
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Sources

  1. Lookout Gaming Takes $1.3M Seed Round To Accelerate Indie Game Revenues (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. SEC (sec.gov) [edit]
  3. Real-money gaming platform Skillz files $4M funding round (venturebeat.com) [edit]
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