New mobile game app Flashbreak inks $2 mln seed

Flashbreak, a new mobile game app, has secured $2 million in seed funding. The investors were Alven and Kima Ventures.


February 6, 2019 – San Francisco – Flashbreak, a new mobile game app and ecosystem provider rewarding gamers with real money, today emerged from stealth announcing its iOSTM and Android® game with $2M in seed funding. Flashbreak raised its capital from lea- ding French VC Alven as well as Kima Ventures.

A unique mashup of eSports meets mobile gaming, the Flashbreak app is a hybrid of both in- house games combined with a publishing platform for outside vendors to expose their own offerings to Flashbreak gamers.

Mobile Game Competitions: how does it work?
At 5pm PST, hundreds of users join a live show on Flashbreak’s app. The host introduces a game, and then kicks-off 3 rounds of competition of 90 seconds each.

The competition is commented on live and frenetically by the host, while hundreds of players compete in real-time to achieve the best score. The top 200 players split the prize money.
Shows start every weekday at 5pm, 5:15pm, 5:30pm and 5:45pm EST. Each show features a different game and lasts 10 minutes. New games are featured every week.

Driving game installations
To increase their chances of winning, users are encouraged to practice in between the live competitions by downloading the full version of the featured game. Flashbreak is paid by the developers of the featured game on a “Cost Per Install” (CPI) basis.

Philipp Stollenmayer (game developer with 20M+ downloads) commented: “Flashbreak is a new way to showcase my games, engage with users and generate qualified downloads.”