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Jackpot disruptor BlueRibbon secures first funding round from Velo & Ash

New industry incumbent BlueRibbon (bluerbn.com), has confirmed that it has completed a successful first funding round, securing investment to scale-up its tailored jackpot solutions. Updating the market, BlueRibbon details that it has secured an ‘undisclosed investment’ from industry venture capital firm Velo Partners and Chris Ash, the former founder of Ash Gaming Ltd which was sold to Playtech in 2011 …

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RotoQL secures $3 million seed targeting growth within pending US betting market

New York start-up RotoQL, an enterprise seeking to become the ‘Bloomberg for sports fans’ has confirmed that it has secured $3 million seed investment round. The seed round was led by early FanDuel investor Karlani Capital, with venture capital firms Boston Seed, Velo Partners, Azure and Oakvale investing in the mobile-centric sports data enterprise. Further joining RotoQL’s early investment round, is …

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Velo Partners invests in Foxium ‘full-service’ games studio

Industry venture capital firm Velo Partners has confirmed that it has invested in new ‘full-service’ games development studio Foxium. The investment will see the Foxium management team join the RNG Foundry, an industry-specific accelerator launched by Velo Partners seeking to bring innovation and new operational disciplines to market. Ashley Sandyford-Sykes, Programme Director at RNG Foundry: “Foxium has all the ingredients …

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Velo Partners bets on eSports with Blinkpool $700,000 investment

Industry venture capital firm Velo Partners has invested $700,000 (£575,000) in eSports studio Blinkpool developer of eSports game ‘BlinkPredict’. The UK-based VC that has funded numerous growing new enterprises within betting and igaming, makes its first eSports-centric investment in Blinkpool. Releasing a corporate statement, Velo Partners stated that Blinkpool could become a billion-valuation enterprise by becoming the firm that bridges …

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Fresh 8 wins strongest ever EIG Start-Up EIG LaunchPad

Digital advertising company Fresh 8 was crowned the winner of the EiG 2014 Start-Up LaunchPad at Arena Berlin today (Thursday) after what the judges called the “strongest set of presentations” in the history of the competition. Fresh 8 secured 36% of the audience vote, followed by Discount IF (28%), Lucky VR (18%), Asylum Labs (10%) and Betify (8%). DLA Piper …

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Joelson Wilson teams up with GamCrowd

GamCrowd.com has partnered igaming-specialist law firm Joelson Wilson with the aim of helping to provide investors and entrepreneurs with the ultimate guide to crowdfunding at this year’s EiG. Having served the remote gambling sector since the 1990s, Joelson Wilson has acted for a host of start-ups seeking seed capital funding. It has also assisted major corporates, operators and suppliers on …

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