AR/VR Development Platform Unity Technologies Raises $181M in Series C Funding

unityUnity Technologies, a San Francisco, Calif.-based global development platform for creating 2D, 3D, VR and AR games and experiences, raised $181M in Series C funding.

The round was led by DFJ Growth with participation from China Investment Corporation, FreeS Fund, Thrive Capital and Max Levchin, and existing investors Sequoia Capital and WestSummit Capital. In conjunction with the funding, DFJ’s Barry Schuler will join Unity’s board of directors.

The company intends to use the funds to advance its platform.

Led by John Riccitiello, CEO, Unity Technologies provides a development platform for studios to create rich interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. By leveraging a graphics engine and editor, developers can create games or apps and bring them to multiple platforms such as mobile devices, home entertainment systems, personal computers, and embedded systems.
The company, which currently has almost 1,000 employees globally, also offers solutions and services for creating games, boosting productivity, and connecting with audiences including the Unity Asset Store, Unity Cloud Build, Unity Analytics, Unity Ads, Unity Everyplay, Unity Connect and Unity Certification.



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