Wildlife Raises US$120M in Series B Financing


Wildlife, a San Francisco, CA-based mobile gaming company, raised US$120m in Series B funding.

The round, which brings post-round valuation to nearly US$3 billion and total funding to US$250m to date, was led by Vulcan Capital with participation from existing investor Human Capital.

The company intends to use the funds to continue to grow its existing titles, further accelerate its new game development engine, build the infrastructure for the future of mobile games and continue its investment in talent as it scales globally.

Founded by brothers Victor and Arthur Lazarte in 2011, Wildlife has built a portfolio of hit mobile games that span across multiple genres. In nine years, it has launched more than 60 games, including hits such as Sniper 3D, Zooba, Tennis Clash, War Machines, and Colorfy.

The company has around 700 employees in five offices around the world.

Existing investors in the company also include Benchmark Capital and Bessemer Venture Partners as well as strategic individual investors including, Javier Olivan, VP of Growth at Facebook; Ric Elias, Co-Founder and CEO of Red Ventures; Micky Malka, Managing Partner at Ribbit Capital; Divesh Makan, Partner at ICONIQ Capital; and Hugo Barra, VP of VR at Facebook.



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