Iconicfuture Raises 2.5 Million Euro In B-RoundingFunding With Creathor Venture
Iconicfuture (www.iconicfuture.com), the leading marketplace for digital and virtual goods in the online and mobile gaming sector, announced that it has raised 2.5 million Euro of fresh capital from Creathor Venture. The new round brings the total investment to currently 4.2 million Euros. Creathor Venture is one of the most established venture firms in Germany and Creathor’s management has financed more than 200 businesses as lead investor.
“We are very pleasedto have won the confidence of an experienced investor. Creathor Venture is an ideal partner that has supported many European companies in their international growth”, says Ze’ev Rozov, CEO of Iconicfuture.
“Our investment will enable Iconicfuture to continue and develop its technology to offer a state of the art solution to tens of thousands of game developers around the world”, states Ingo Franz, Managing Director of Creathor Venture Management GmbH.
“In 2012, we established Iconicfuture as the leading provider of premium virtual items to the game industry. We have enabled the sale of over one million premium virtual items including items from Real Madrid, Arsenal FC, FC Barcelona, The German National Soccer Team, CBS, American Greetings, Elvis Presley Enterprises and Aardman Entertainment. We offer game companies a new way to engage with their users, increase revenue and extendtheir audience,” says Christian Weddigen, COO of Iconicfuture. “We will use the new funding to continue expanding our portfolio of rights and geographical footprint, offering a platform that simplifies the process of integrating top rights into games.”
The Iconicfuture Marketplace is already used by over 30 game partners, including Bigpoint, Travian Games, Outfit7 and Digital Chocolate. Previous funding was led by Thomas Martens, major shareholder and Executive Chairman of Iconicfuture, and the Peter Möhrle Holding.
During the current financing, Parklane Capital acted as financial advisor to Iconicfuture.