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Sneaky Panda Raises $ 6 Million to Launch New Kind of Mobile Game


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Sneaky Panda, a nascent Israel-based game developer, announced today that it has raised $ 6 million as part of its efforts to launch a new genre of mobile gaming. Bitkraft Ventures led the fundraising, with participation from Remagine Ventures, FireArc, Joakim Achrén and Eyal Chomski. According to the company, the money will go towards expanding the company’s talent.

The founders of Sneaky Panda have many years of experience in mobile gaming. Ron Rejwan, co-founder and CEO, was one of the founders of Jelly Button Games, the publisher of Pirate Kings. Niv Touboul, another founder, was previously the founder of Upopa Games and was also responsible for internal games at SuperSonic.

Sneaky Panda refers to the new genre he intends to launch as a “lucky puzzler”. Rejwan said in a statement, “The mobile gaming market is saturated with companies trying to make better versions of existing products, but our approach at Sneaky Panda is to introduce the ‘Luck-Puzzler’ genre, a genre completely. new that puts more emphasis on skill and strategy than current mobile games on the market. A new generation of mobile gamers has emerged and they are ready for more diverse and engaging gaming experiences.

Apparently, the puzzle genre has caught the attention of some, including Bitkraft. Founding partner Malte Barth said in a statement: “Mobile gaming represents one of the fastest growing gaming platforms in the world and the market is ripe for genre innovations. The Sneaky Panda team is creating a whole new genre in the mobile gaming space, and we believe there is a significant audience that plays puzzle and luck games who will appreciate the innovative design of the first Sneaky Panda title. and will become a faithful community.

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