Esports tournament platform Gamerji raises $3 million in a Pre-Series A round from GVFL (formerly Gujarat Venture Finance) and Unicorn India Ventures, which has backed Gamerji from its early stages.
Funds raised will be used for growing the platform in recently launched international markets within the MENA region along with launch plans for SEA starting with Indonesia and Philippines.
The Company also plans to use these funds towards developing tech solutions and EaaS (E-sports as a service) to enhance the online gaming experience.
Founded in 2019, by gaming expert and serial entrepreneur, Soham Thacker, Ahmedabad based Gamerji aims to bridge the gap between amateur and professional gamers.
Soham Thacker, CEO and Founder, Gamerji says, “Gaming landscape in India has changed drastically. We are also in the process of rolling out in newer geographies and fresh infusion of capital will help us meet our growth targets ahead of timelines.”
Kamal Bansal, Managing Director, GVFL, says, “Gamerji is India’s leading platform for esports gaming tournaments and we are excited to support such a dynamic organisation. Gaming is one of the fastest-growing industries in India with mobile gaming dominating the sector, accounting for more than 90% of it. Together, we aim to help them expand their footprint and digital presence across the globe.”