Forge Debuts, Announces $11M Seed Funding
Forge debuted its video game platform, rewarding gamers for their achievements with the backing of a robust $11 million seed funding.
- Founders include gaming icons like Dennis “Thresh” Fong, Crunchyroll’s Kun Gao, and Cyence’s George Ng.
- Users can consolidate online gaming and social accounts into one Forge profile.
- Launch features include a seasonal Battle Pass with quests, unlocking in-game content and rewards.
- Supported by renowned investors: Makers Fund, BITKRAFT Ventures, Animoca Brands, and more.
Forge stands as the first-of-its-kind video game platform, focusing on acknowledging and rewarding gamers for their accomplishments and continuous gameplay. Leading the seed funding round with an impressive $11 million are notable names like Makers Fund, BITKRAFT Ventures, and Animoca Brands, with participation from other prominent ventures.
Forge's roots trace back to GGWP, a game moderation platform powered by AI, introduced in 2020. The mission is crystal clear: enable gamers to harness the value of their gaming profiles and earn rewards for their pivotal roles in gaming communities.
Users, upon launch, can amalgamate their myriad of online gaming and social accounts to construct a singular Forge profile, echoing their distinct enthusiasm and experiences across games. The initial offerings comprise a seasonal Battle Pass stocked with quests, granting players the chance to amass XP, elevate their Battle Pass status, and unveil game content and rewards.
🎤 Founder Feedback
We wanted to create a platform that finally rewards gamers for being who they are... giving gamers something special for joining their community.Kun Gao, co-founder of Forge.
🔜 What's Next?
Forge has partnered with game developers for its beta phase, aiming to reward ardent players and community members. Interested developers can hop on board through the Forge platform.
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