Top 50 Gaming Investors

A list of 50 investors investing in gaming. Updated every month. Powered by Shizune.
Investors in the list rank based on the number of investments in Gaming companies. The investor list contains both angel investors and VC funds. You can find favourite industries and stages of each investor on the list.
Gaming Investors
Name Number of investments Relevant deals Favorite stages Favorite industries Description In
Animoca Brands 203 69 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Other; Software; Gaming Animoca Brands is in the field of digital entertainment, specializing in blockchain, gamification, and artificial intelligence technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of mobile products including games such as The Sandbox, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes as well as products utilizing popular intellectual properties such asFormula 1®, Marvel, Garfield, Snoopy, Thomas & Friends™, Power Rangers, MotoGP, and Doraemon. Animoca Brands’ portfolio of blockchain investments and partnerships includes Lucid Sight, Dapper Labs (creators of CryptoKitties), WAX, Harmony, and Decentraland. The Company is based in Hong Kong, United States, South Korea, Finland, and Argentina.
BITKRAFT Ventures 112 63 Seed; Series A; Series B Gaming; Software; Media and Entertainment We provide early- and mid-stage venture capital and expertise for extraordinary founders in gaming, esports, and interactive media.
Blue Horizon Corporation 83 54 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Food/Beverage; Gaming; Science/Engineering Our mission is to accelerate the transition to a new Sustainable Food System that delivers outstanding returns for investors and the planet.
AF Ventures 103 49 Funding Round; Seed; Series A Gaming; Food/Beverage; Health Care AF Ventures (formerly AccelFoods) is a venture capital fund investing in high-growth consumer product companies. Founded in 2014, AF Ventures has carved out a new space in the consumer industry, identifying challengers with strong fundamentals and providing the financing and resources needed to crea
Makers Fund 83 48 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Gaming; Software; Media and Entertainment Makers Fund is a global interactive entertainment venture capital firm focused on early stage investments. The team supports founders through an extensive network and deep experience in the industry.
Andreessen Horowitz 887 46 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; Internet; IT Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) is a venture capital firm in Silicon Valley, California, that backs bold entrepreneurs building the future through technology.
District Ventures Capital 73 46 Pre-Seed; Funding Round; Seed Food/Beverage; Gaming; Manufacturing Venture capital funding for Canadian entrepreneurs. District Ventures Capital is led by Arlene Dickinson and invests in innovative food & health sector companies.
LVP 75 41 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Gaming; Software; Mobile LVP is a venture capital seed fund with a difference - they're operating experts in the games sector, and they only ever invest in the games ecosystem. That means they bring real experience and deep understanding. They speak the same language, share the same references, understand the same challenges - and they believe in the same vision.They know instinctively where the opportunities lie; where there are strengths to be harnessed and exposures to be covered. In fine-grain, no-hiding, straight-talking detail. They know when to bide time, when to iterate and when to go wide. And how.They invest in people. That means founders with the potential to build the best in the world; teams with terrific, creative games development skills, or fantastic ideas for revolutionary games technology or services… and a vision that sets them apart.
Global Founders Capital 637 41 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Financial; Commerce/Shopping Over the past two decades, GFC have backed over five hundred entrepreneurs worldwide, e.g. Facebook, LinkedIn, Slack, and Away Travel.
Initial Capital 87 39 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Gaming; Mobile Initial Capital is an investor in seed and early-stage technology companies with a focus on games, consumer services & technology enablers.
Play Ventures 61 39 Seed; Pre-Seed; Funding Round Gaming; Software; Media and Entertainment Play Ventures is a venture funding that invests globally in games and game services startups.
CircleUp 92 35 Funding Round; Series A; Seed Food/Beverage; Gaming; Consumer Goods Learn more about CircleUp Growth Partners, what we look for in early-stage consumer brands, and the brands we have funded.
Galaxy Interactive 97 34 Seed; Series A; Series B Gaming; Software; Other Play the Future. Galaxy Interactive is a leading sector-focused VC investing in interactive entertainment, at the intersection of content, social, finance and technology.
FJ Labs 357 34 Seed; Series A; Series B Commerce/Shopping; Software; Financial FJ Labs is a stage-agnostic investment firm that focuses on marketplaces and consumer facing startups.
Index Ventures 740 32 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; Internet; IT Index Ventures is an international venture capital firm with dual headquarters in San Francisco and London, investing in technology-enabled companies with a focus on e-commerce, fintech, mobility, gaming, infrastructure/AI, and security.
SV Angel 669 31 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Internet; Media and Entertainment SV Angel is a San Francisco-based seed fund founded by Ron Conway. SV Angel provides seed investment and advice to early stage companies focused on Internet software.SV Angel takes a portfolio approach to seed investing. We differ from a traditional venture capital firm by not taking board seats and investing a larger number of companies. Weleverage a best in class relationship network to be the valley's human router and help startups with business development, financing, M&A and other strategic advice. Ron pioneered this approach over 20 years ago and SV Angel still employs it today. Over the last 25 years the firm and partners have invested and advised companies such as Facebook, Google, PayPal, Dropbox, Airbnb, Pinterest, Twitter, SnapChat, Square, Cloudera and many more.
Courtside Ventures 88 31 Seed; Series A; Series B Sports; Gaming; Software Courtside Ventures invest in early-stage founders that are transforming the intersection of sports, technology, and media. Built on the backs of highly specialized sports and media entrepreneurs and investors, Courtside Ventures look to utilize their industry networks and deep domain knowledge to bring unparalleled value to their companies. Theybuild long-term partnerships with management, by providing ongoing strategic support across all aspects of operations.
Kevin Lin 96 31 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Gaming; Media and Entertainment Visiting Partner @ Y Combinator
Greycroft 483 30 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Media and Entertainment; Internet Venture capital and technology investments
DSG Consumer Partners 105 29 Seed; Series A; Series B Gaming; Food/Beverage; Commerce/Shopping We are DSG Consumer Partners - India & Southeast Asia's leading consumer-only venture capital fund. We partner with founders in the region to build world-class consumer brands.
Lerer Hippeau 331 29 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Internet; Media and Entertainment Lerer Hippeau is an early stage venture capital fund based in New York City. As founders and operators ourselves, we see returns in relationships.
Right Side Capital Management 487 29 Seed; Convertible Note; Pre-Seed Software; Data and Analytics; IT Right Side Capital Management is a venture capital firm that helps startups build their company. It invests exclusively in the pre-seed round of technology startups and makes 75-100 investment per year. The firms prefers to invest in diversified technology sectors such as the internet and cloud companies.RSCM was established in 2010 and is basedin San Francisco, California.
Collaborative Fund 162 29 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Software; Financial; Health Care Collaborative Fund is a leading source of capital for entrepreneurs pushing the world forward.
AgFunder 72 28 Seed; Series A; Series B Agriculture/Farming; Science/Engineering; Gaming AgFunder invests in impactful companies that can positively transform the world's food system. Founded in 2013, AgFunder manages a portfolio of over 50 companies across four funds from offices in Silicon Valley and Singapore. Through its media platform AFN, it has built a global ecosystem of over 90,000 subscribers.
Shima Capital 138 28 Seed; Funding Round; Pre-Seed Other; Financial; Software Shima Capital is an investment fund that focuses on supporting cutting-edge blockchain startups. The firm is headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States.
1Up Ventures 31 27 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Gaming; Software; Media and Entertainment 1Up Ventures is an investment Firm.
Sisu Game Ventures 39 27 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Gaming; Software; Hardware Sisu Game Ventures is an early-stage venture capital fund focused 100% on games. We set up shop in 2014 to support the most promising founders in the industry. Sisu has deep roots in the Nordic region, but our network of founders is fully global.The Sisu team consists of Samuli, Paul, Erik, Kalle, Moaffak, Kadri, and Jere - all of whom haveextensive backgrounds in the game industry and startup circles, both as entrepreneurs and investors. We've founded and built sixteen game companies since the early 90s and had several successful exits. Apart from funding companies, the team uses their expertise to act as a studio builder. Individual founders are supported in building their team, honing their product strategy and in gathering the right group of investors.
Great Oaks Venture Capital 264 27 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Commerce/Shopping; Internet Great Oaks is an early-stage venture investment firm that invests in seed and series a investments in tech-based startups. It was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in New York.
Capstone Partners Co., Ltd. 100 26 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Mobile; Gaming Capstone Partners is a venture capital firm specializing in early-stage companies operating in the Information technology, wireless technology, architecture, pharmaceutical, internet, online game, software, solid state disk, and IP television sectors. It primarily invests in China and South Korea, with a focus in Seoul and Gyeonggi province. Thefirm prefers to exit its investments through a trade sale. Capstone Partners was founded in 2008 and is based in Seoul, South Korea.Capstone Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in entrepreneurs seeking success with fresh ideas. Capstone Partners values the funds of union investors better than our own, working for the interests of investors and following the objective of the investments.
Lever VC 34 25 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Gaming; Food/Beverage; Biotechnology Lever VC is a U.S.-Hong Kong venture capital fund founded by Managing Partner Nick Cooney and investing in early stage companies in the alternative protein sector (plant-based and “clean”/cell-based meat, egg and dairy companies). Lever VC operates globally, with offices in Hong Kong and the U.S. and staff in the US, Hong Kong, Europe, andIsrael. Entrepreneurs and startups interested in connecting with Lever VC about possible investment can reach the team and submit information about their company at http://www.levervc.com.Managing Partner Nick Cooney is the Co-Founder and former Managing Trustee of New Crop Capital, a private venture capital trust vehicle investing in the alternative protein space, and is Co-Founder of the Good Food Institute, the world’s largest non-governmental organization working to grow the alternative protein space. The General Partners at Lever VC have deployed over $1.5 billion in capital over the past decade across a variety of sectors, including over thirty deals in the alternative protein space.
Kima Ventures 302 25 Seed; Series A; Pre-Seed Software; Internet; IT Kima Ventures is one of the world's most active early-stage investors, investing in 2 to 3 startups per week all over the world; providing founders with funding, network, and support for them to reach the next steps of their journey.The firm invests from seed to Series A, mostly as lead investor but also working alongside other investors;backing ambitious founders who work hard to build awesome things that more and more people use everyday. The company helps them to build a great team, to learn very quickly, to keep the right focus and execute towards growth.Kima takes pride of itself in working side-by-side with entrepreneurs. They claim to understand that fundraising is only one step in the company’s journey, that’s why they take quick decisions and make the fundraising process as smooth as possible so the founders can get back to the work of building their business. Kima considers itself not only an investor, but a network of founders and experts sharing a pay it forward mindset.Headquartered in Paris with an office in London, the company was founded and backed by Xavier Niel, founder of Iliad and supporter of entrepreneurs through such projects as 42, Station F and 101projets. Over the last 5 years Kima has invested in over 400 startups in 24 different countries.
Alumni Ventures 526 25 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; IT; Data and Analytics Alumni Ventures offers diversified venture portfolios to accredited investors into highly competitive deals that individuals typically do not have access to on their own.
General Catalyst 631 24 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Internet; IT Investing in powerful, positive change that endures
New Crop Capital 38 23 Seed; Funding Round; Series A Food/Beverage; Gaming; Health Care Disruptive start-ups to global companies, we fund impact investing opportunities aligned with our vision for a well-fed, sustainable world.
S2G Ventures 120 23 Series A; Series B; Seed Food/Beverage; Gaming; Science/Engineering S2G Ventures is is a multi-stage venture fund investing in food and agriculture. We're harnessing the power of food innovation to create better outcomes for people and the planet.
Poseidon Asset Management 36 23 Funding Round; Seed; Series A Health Care; Food/Beverage; Gaming Home of the pioneer cannabis hedge fund, focusing solely on marijuana and hemp.
Casa Verde Capital 35 22 Seed; Series A; Series B Food/Beverage; Gaming; Health Care As both the domestic and international markets continue to evolve and mature, Casa Verde maintains a view that cannabis will be among the most compelling investment themes of our generation.
Konvoy Ventures 34 22 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Gaming; Software; Apps Konvoy Ventures is a thesis driven venture capital firm. We invest in the platforms and technologies at the frontier of gaming.
Griffin Gaming Partners 36 22 Seed; Series A; Series B Gaming; Software; Other Griffin Gaming Partners is a leading venture capital firm singularly focused on investing in the global gaming market.
Lightspeed Venture Partners 729 22 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; IT; Internet Tomorrow Built Today
Khosla Ventures 629 22 Series A; Series B; Seed Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care Khosla Ventures is a venture capital firm started in 2004 by Vinod Khosla, Co-Founder of Sun Microsystems. The firm provides venture assistance and strategic advice to entrepreneurs working on breakthrough technologies.With over $15b assets under management, the firm focuses on a range of areas including consumer, enterprise, education,advertising, financial services, semiconductors, health, big data, agriculture, food, sustainable energy, and robotics. Khosla Ventures is headquartered in Menlo Park, California.
Infinity Ventures Crypto 63 22 Seed; Funding Round; Pre-Seed Other; Gaming; Software Who we are We are investors and entrepreneurs helping define the next generation of Blockchain startups. Our Focus Passionate founders. Disruptive models. Borderless markets. Exponential effects. Our Geography Starting from...
M13 111 21 Seed; Series A; Series B Software; Commerce/Shopping; Gaming M13 is an early-stage consumer tech venture capital firm. Our founding teams execute better by accessing our full-time operating partners, resources, and network.
Fireside Ventures 70 21 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Food/Beverage; Gaming; Commerce/Shopping Fireside Ventures invests in Early stage Consumer Brand Start Ups. We provide growth capital at early stage to help scale your start up.
Upfront Ventures 242 21 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Internet; Commerce/Shopping Upfront Ventures is a venture capital firm based in Los Angeles. We invest in technology businesses across digital media, SaaS, consumer internet and retail innovation.
Founders Fund 504 21 Series A; Seed; Series B Software; Science/Engineering; Health Care Founders Fund is a San Francisco based venture capital firm investing in companies building revolutionary technologies.
Hashed 133 21 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Other; Software; Financial Hashed is a global, early stage venture fund focused on backing founders who are pioneering the future of blockchain and cryptocurrency. Hashed is based in Seoul and San Francisco.
Everblue Management 30 21 Seed; Series A; Funding Round Gaming; Sports; Software Everblue Management is a family office for the hedge fund managers.
Stray Dog Capital 32 21 Seed; Series A; Series B Gaming; Food/Beverage; Health Care Investing in a healthier, humane, and more sustainable future.
Tiantu Capital 104 21 Series A; Series B; Series C Gaming; Food/Beverage; Software Tiantu Capital is a venture capital association.
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