Kiwi Raises $9M in Funding

Kiwi, a Palo Alto, CA-based mobile entertainment company focused on building Android games, raised $9m in funding.

The round was led by Sequoia Capital, with participation from AdMob founder Omar Hamoui, Guitar Hero co-creator Charles Huang, and SV Angels. Sequoia Partner Alfred Lin is a Board Member of Kiwi.

Founded in August 2011 by Shvetank Jain and CEO Omar Siddiqui, Kiwi creates character-driven games with entertaining mechanics. Titles include Shipwrecked, Brightwood Adventures, Enemy Lines and Mystery Estate, a mystery themed hidden object game. The company has 160+ employees (with an office in Bangalore, India) and is continuing to hire.



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