Red Hot Labs, a San Francisco, CA-based gaming development startup, raised $1.5 million in seed funding.
Backers included Andreessen Horowitz, Greylock Partners, SV Angel, General Catalyst Partners, Japan’s IT-Farm and private individuals Keith Rabois, Chris Dixon, Bill Tai, Charles Huang and Kai Huang.
Founded by Amitt Mahajan and Joel Poloney, two ex-Zynga engineers behind FarmVille, the startup is building products for mobile and the mobile ecosystem.
The company intends to use the funding for mobile games and technology development.
Red Hot Labs is hiring (read here)