Tech Company Financing Transactions

Niantic Funding Round

IVP, AXiomatic Gaming and Battery Ventures invested in a $245 million Series C venture round for Niantic. This venture round was announced on 1/17/2019.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
1/17/2019
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Amount
$245,000,000
Round
Series C
Investors

IVP (Lead Investor) (Sandy Miller)

AXiomatic Gaming (Bruce Stein)

Battery Ventures

Causeway Media Partners

CRV

Samsung Ventures

Proceeds Purpose
Niantic will utilize the capital to maintain its lead in AR experiences by investing in advanced AR capabilities, machine learning, the Niantic Real World Platform, and continuing to broaden its game offerings.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Industry
Digital Media & VR & AR
Mailing Address
2 Bryant St. 220
San Francisco, CA 94105
USA
Email Address
Overview
Niantic, Inc. is a software development company best known for the augmented reality mobile game, Ingress. It was formed by Keyhole, Inc. founder John Hanke in 2010 as Niantic Labs, an internal startup at Google.
Profile
Niantic LinkedIn Company Profile
Social Media
Niantic Company Twitter Account
Company News
Niantic News
Facebook
Niantic on Facebook
YouTube
Niantic on YouTube

Management Team

Title
Name
Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
John Hanke
  John Hanke LinkedIn Profile  John Hanke Twitter Account  John Hanke News  John Hanke on Facebook


 

 

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