- San Francisco, California
- Kabam is a mobile gaming company developing free-to-play core games available on mobile devices, the web, and other platforms.
- Holly Liu, Wayne Chan, Kevin Chou, Mike Li
- Web Development, Gaming, Mobile
Kabam is the leader in the western world for free-to-play core games with first and third party published titles available on mobile devices via the Apple Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, and on the Web via Facebook, Yahoo, Kabam.com and other platforms.
In each of the last two years Kabam revenues have grown by 80 percent or more and will total more than $325 million in 2013. The company is profitable and has created four titles that, by the end of the year, will have grossed over $100M each in their life. Kabam’s Kingdoms of Camelot franchise has grossed more than $250 million in less than four years, making it one of the top 10 strategy franchises of all time.
In 2012, Kabam Publishing was launched to provide third-party developers access to Kabam’s technology platform, distribution channels, data analytics and best practices that Kabam’s in-house development teams use to bring wildly successful games to players worldwide.
Kabam has more than 800 employees around the world, with corporate headquarters in San Francisco.
The company's investors include Google, Warner Brothers, MGM, Intel, Canaan Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Pinnacle Ventures and others. More information about Kabam can be found at www.kabam.com.
Funding Rounds (8) - $244.5MUpdate
|Date||Amount / Round||Valuation||Lead Investor||Investors|
|Dec, 2014||undisclosed amount / Secondary Market||—||Founders Circle Capital||1|
|Jul, 2014||$120M / Series E||$1B||Alibaba||1|
|Jul, 2014||undisclosed amount / Secondary Market||—||—||1|
|Aug, 2013||undisclosed amount / Secondary Market||—||Founders Circle Capital||1|
|May, 2011||$85M / Series D||—||7|
|Jan, 2011||$30M / Series C||—||3|
|Oct, 2009||$5.5M / Series B||—||Betfair||2|
|Sep, 2007||$4M / Series A||—||Canaan Partners||1|
|Alibaba||Series E (Lead)||-|
|Betfair||Series B (Lead)|
|Canaan Partners||Series A (Lead)|
|Founders Circle Capital||Secondary Market (Lead)||-|
|Secondary Market (Lead)||-|
|GV||Series D (Lead)|
|Intel Capital||Series C (Lead)|
|Performance Equity Management||Series D||-|
|Pinnacle Ventures||Series D (Lead)|
|Redpoint||Series C (Lead)|
|SharesPost Investment Management||Secondary Market|
|SK Telecom Ventures||Series D||-|
|May 26, 2016||Superweapon||Unknown|
|Jan 13, 2015||TapZen||Unknown|
|Mar 10, 2014||Phoenix Age||Unknown|
|Jan 13, 2014||Magic Pixel Games||Unknown|
|Jan 15, 2013||Exploding Barrel Games||Unknown|
|Dec 3, 2012||Balanced Worlds||Unknown|
|Mar 29, 2012||Gravity Bear||Unknown|
|Jan 27, 2012||Fearless Studios||Unknown|
|Oct 22, 2010||WonderHill||Unknown|
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