flaregames, a Karlsruhe, Germany-based mobile gaming company, has secured €6m in its initial funding.
The round was led by Accel Partners.
The company intends to use the capital to scale the business, hire additional people (http://flaregames.com/jobs/) and market its upcoming line-up of free-to-play games for mobile devices, which will consist of 5 games by the end of the second quarter of 2012.
Founded in 2011 by CEO Klaas Kersting, Matthias Schindler, Andreas Suika, Georg Broxtermann, Börje Sieling and Cem Aslan, flaregames focuses on bringing free-to-play games to market. Its production pipeline consists of several high-quality games aimed at mainstream and mid-core gamers.
The company currently employs 30 people.