Gamevice, Inc., a Los Angeles, CA-based tech gaming company, raised US$12.5m in Series A funding.
The round was co-led by TransLink Capital and California Technology Ventures (CTV), with participation from BAM Ventures, TYLT Ventures, and Kevin Chou, the former CEO of Kabam and new Gamevice board member.
The company is using the funds to launch additional products while increasing its production and global distribution and growing the management team (with David Jeon, formerly of Apple, Beats by Dre and Harman International, who has joined as Head of Product Development).
Led by Phillip Hyun, CEO, Gamevice is the creator of an attachable gamepad controller that transforms smart devices into hyper-advanced mobile gaming consoles, currently available online and in the 490 Apple retail stores worldwide. It currently has products for Apple’s iPhone 7/7 plus and 6/6S/6 plus/6S plus smartphones, iPad Air, iPad Mini, and iPad Pro.