Our investment in Rotterdam-based
We’re delighted to announce our investment in Gameye, the API that provides game studios and esports platforms with cost-effective and scalable solutions required to operate live multiplayer sessions, as part of their $1.6m seed round alongside Makers Fund and Niccolo Maisto, CEO of competitive gaming platform FACEIT.
Established in 2017 by Founder Sebastiaan Heijne and Co-founders Elmer Bulthuis, Ralph Heersink and Denise Helderop, Gameye created an API tailored to esports matchmaking platforms and quickly recognized a wider problem faced by many game studios looking to create a stable infrastructure required for multiplayer sessions. Studios were spending significant resources to ensure their games could handle spikes in play as well as deployment systems.
Sebastiaan Heijne, CEO of
On the investment, our partner, Sia Houchangnia, comments: “The gaming industry is booming and rapidly moving to the cloud. Gameye perfectly fits our thesis of investing in pick-and-shovel businesses that will play a central role in this transition. The opportunity ahead is massive and
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