Concept Art House, a San Francisco, CA-based content developer and publisher for NFTs and video game art, raised $25m in Series A funding.
Investors and advisors included Dapper Labs, Animoca Brands, Anthos, Appworks, Blockchain Coinvestors, Fabric VC, Hashkey, Liberty City Ventures, One Football, PKO Investments, Polymorphic Capital, Protocol Labs, Redbeard Ventures, Spartan Group, Steve Aoki, Jeff ‘Jiho’ Zirlin (Axie-Infinity), Gabby Dizon (Yield Guild Games), Vinny Lingham (Civic), and Kevin Lin (Twitch). Lead investor and partner in multiple upcoming projects, Dapper Labs, original builders of Flow blockchain, will be nominating Mik Naayem to the board to join CEO James Zhang, Chairman Matthew Le Merle, and Jenny Chen. CAH will also nominate an additional board member whose skill set marries NFT, blockchain and digital entertainment domain knowledge.
The new capital will be allocated to the continued build-out of the team, looking at opportunistic acquisitions, building a vast NFT vault and securing and adding a new dimension to larger licensing deals across top blockchain protocols and marketplaces.
Led by CEO James Zhang, Concept Art House has provided art for game companies in the world. The company has helped ship over 1000 games, many of which became smash hits and achieved top ratings in iTunes, Google Play, Steam, and console marketplaces alike. CAH has created art for such notable gaming franchises such as: Call of Duty Mobile, Fortnite, Game of Thrones: Conquest, Hearthstone, League of Legends, Magic: The Gathering, Marvel: Contest of Champions, NBA 2K series, ROBLOX, PUBG and many more.
CAH is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with offices in Shanghai and Chengdu, China.