Unikrn, a Seattle, WA-based gaming and eSports company, received additional funding from Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s Sound Ventures.
Sound Ventures joined Unikrn’s recent Series A round announced on June 30, 2015.
Led by Rahul Sood, CEO, Unikrn has also announced the launch of Unikrn Arena Global for markets around the world. Unikrn Arena Global is a new virtual arena where users can earn “Unikoins” by participating in various activities and then use them to increase their odds of winning prizes from companies such as Alienware, Caseking, Funko, Gunnar, HP, HyperX, and Logitech and professional eSports teams including, Enemy Esports, Team Dignitas, Team Liquid and others.
To support the launch, the company is also announcing its first companion App, Unikrn Vault, which will be available shortly after launch for Android in the Google Play Store and for iOS in the Apple App Store.
The app will allow users to earn additional Unikoins through trivia and creating their own questions. Users have the opportunity to answer up to four questions per day, and they can also submit as many questions as they want.
Founded by Rahul Sood, Unikrn features tournaments for AAA titles such as League of Legends, Dota2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, with Starcraft 2, Heroes of the Storm, and Call of Duty around the corner. Its arena platform provides an opportunity for customers to bet (using real currency or Unikoins) on the outcomes of matches and tournaments through a range of bet types common in more traditional sports betting markets.
Since November of 2014, the company has raised $10m from an international group of investors.