1. Epic Games $1.5B
Description: Cary-based Epic Games is an American video game and software company that creates games and offers its game engine technology to other developers. Founded by Mark Rein and Tim Sweeney in 1991, Epic Games has now raised a total of $3.4B in total equity funding and is backed by investors that include David Tepper, Tencent Holdings, BlackRock, Sony, and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts.
Investors in the round: Baillie Gifford, BlackRock, David Tepper, Fidelity Management and Research Company, HOF Capital, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Smash Ventures, T. Rowe Price
Funding month: August
Industry: Developer Platform, Gaming, Software, Video Games
Founders: Mark Rein
Founding year: 1991
Total reported equity funding: $3.4B
The TechWatch Media Group audience is driving progress and innovation on a global scale. With its regional media properties (NYC Tech, LA Tech, London Tech, Paris Tech, Boston Tech), TechWatch Media Group is the highway for technology and entrepreneurship. There are a number of options to reach this audience of the world’s most innovative organizations and startups at scale including having prominent brand placement in a high-visibility piece like this, which will be read by the vast majority of key influencers in the business community and beyond. Find out more here.