Indian Bombay Play receives $7 million from Series A funding round

Indian hyper-social game publisher wants to expand its game portfolio and team.
Indian publisher to expand hyper-social game pool.

Bangalore-based publisher company Bombay Play announced that it had received a $7 million investment from the Series A funding round. With this latest investment, the company’s capital has increased to 9.5 million dollars.

Kalaari Capital led the funding round. The round featured many veteran participants such as Lumikai FUnd, Leo Capital, PlayCo, and newcomers such as Winzo, AdvantEdge VC, and AMEA Ventures. Bombay Play will use this latest investment to expand its hyper-social game pool and support new projects.

Bombay Play was founded in 2018 by Oliver Jones, a former employee of Zynga, and Abhas Saroha, a former employee of Moonfrog. The company, founded by two experienced names, has 50 employees. According to the company’s statement, it aims to double the number of employees in a short time.

Oliver Jones and Abhas Saroha

On the subject, Oliver Jones says:

“Since the inception of Bombay Play, our aim has been to create games that you can play with your friends seamlessly. Our team’s ambition is to disrupt the current casual games market with hypersocial game designs by leveraging our cross-platform distribution channels.

We are delighted to have found the confidence of investors in our journey to build a gaming innovation factory in India. With the amount raised, we will scale up existing offerings while investing in cutting-edge technologies to elevate the social experience of casual gamers worldwide.”

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