US mobile indie Big Run Studios has announced it's closed a $5.25 million seed round.
It was led by early stage investor Transcend Fund with participation from existing investor Galaxy Interactive via its Galaxy EOS VC Fund
Headed by ex-Gree exec Shanti Bergel, Transcend has raised $50 million, also investing in Treehouse Games, Bunch and Nifty Games.
Up and running
To-date, Big Run has raised $6.6 million.
It operates four mobile games on the Skillz competitive multiplayer platform, which offers real-money tournaments, and will release its fifth title - Big Cooking - soon.
"The additional investment expands our capabilities and accelerates the exciting games we're cooking up for players," commented Big Run's CEO Andrew Bell.
"Our nimble and mighty team remains dedicated to bringing cutting-edge experiences for diverse casual gaming audiences."