Tech Company Financing Transactions

Skillz Funding Round

On 9/24/2015, Skillz raised $15 million in Series B investment from Wildcat Capital Management, private investors and Sequoia Capital.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series B
Proceeds Purpose
Skillz has now raised over $28M in total financing and plans to use the new capital to market the platform, roll out its recently announced live events technology, and grow its teams in Boston and San Francisco.

Company Information

Company Status
Private & Independent
Mailing Address
181 Fremont St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
Email Address
Skillz games currently reach more than 25 million mobile gamers. Our offices are in Boston and San Francisco, and our team comes from companies like Google, Atari, and Electronic Arts.
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Paradise
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Chief Operating Officer
Casey Chafkin
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VP - Customer Service
Elliott Kaplan
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VP - Engineering
Miriam Aguirre
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VP - Sales
Craig Churchill
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