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Popularium Raises $2M in Seed Funding


Popolarium, a Los Angeles, CA-based games studio, raised $2M in Seed funding.

The round was led by Palm Drive Capital, The Data Economics Company, Eden Chen investing via the a16z Scout Fund, Reverb Ventures and Dave Nemetz, Pareto, Exit Capital, The Society of Entertainment, Bryan Goldberg, Dan Black , Dhani Jones, and Avi Ben-Menahem.

The company intends to use the funds to support the public Alpha launch of Chaos Agents in summer 2024.

Founded by Richard Garfield, the creator of Magic: The Gathering, King of Tokyo, Netrunner and other hits; Jon Bankard, former product lead for Hearthstone and other games at Blizzard such as World of Warcraft and Diablo; and Arka Ray, from the founding team for Xbox Live and The Data Economics Company, Popularium was founded with the mission to develop games that push the boundaries of innovation of game design and economics, while creating experiences that gamers engage with for years.

Popularium’s first game, Chaos Agents, is a first auto-battler royale, combining the proven battle royale and MOBA genres with the engaging Autobattler genre, creating a dynamic, deep strategy experience that’s simple to pick up and play but takes a lifetime to master.