Seriously Digital Entertainment bags $2.65 mln seed funds

According to a blog post on its site, Seriously Digital Entertainment has received $2.65 million in seed funding, raising the total tally to $5 million. Previous investors Sunstone Capital and Upfront Ventures led the round with participation from new backer Daher Capital. Also, the firm has hired Philip Hickey as vice president of marketing and communications and Petri Räsänen as game artist. Hickey previously worked at Rovio while Räsänen was part of the Rocketpack team when it was acquired by Disney in 2011. And, Dan Romanelli and Ujjal Kohli have joined as advisors. Based in Helsinki, Finland and Los Angeles, Seriously is a mobile games builder.To read further details about the funding and personnel additions, please visit here.

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