Drivetime, a San Francisco, CA-based entertainment company developing interactive voice games for drivers, raised $11m in Series A financing.
The round, which brought total funding to date to $15m, was led by Makers Fund, with participation from Fuel Capital, Webb Investment Network and Access Ventures, Amazon Alexa Fund and the Google Assistant Investments Program.
The company intends to use the funds to launch the JEOPARDY!® channel inside the mobile app, available for download on iOS and Android.
Founded in 2018 by Niko Vuori, CEO, Drivetime develops voice games and other interactive audio entertainment for drivers. Hosted by Alex Trebek, JEOPARDY!® on Drivetime brings the show into the car as an interactive voice experience. Anyone has the opportunity to play, completely hands free and safely, while commuting and traveling.
Premium subscribers get a new episode every day, Monday through Friday, and can access all past episodes on demand.