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Building a global tech company is challenging. We know because we’ve done it too. No matter where you are on your journey and what your challenges are, chances are we’ve been there too and we can overcome them together.

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EQT Ventures backs the Popcore team to dominate ad-driven casual mobile gaming

When King released Candy Crush Saga on Facebook in 2012, there was no way the company could have predicted the game’s success. However, Candy Crush Saga’s impact goes beyond just its commercial success. It helped drive the casual gaming revolution in the mobile games industry by opening up gaming to people that had never played games before. Fast forward to today and we're in the hyper-casual gaming revolution and proud to announce our investment in brothers Johannes and Thomas Heinze, co-founders of Popcore. The Popcore team is developing ad-driven hyper-casual games, combining the mass-appeal of match-3 games that Candy Crush was part of kicking off, with world-class experience in ad-driven monetization. Here's why EQT Ventures invested...

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Lars Jörnow › 

Trends & comment

We’re teaming up with Inventure and Invest Stockholm for Female Founder Office Hours - here’s why

EQT Ventures is hosting a Female Founder Office Hours this week together with Inventure and Invest Stockholm. The event aims to bring as many women founders and VCs together to discuss and share insights on fundraising, build networks and share learnings. The response to the event has been fantastic and here's why we feel these events are so important

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Indra Sharma › 

Our portfolio

WarDucks raises €3.3m to create AR mobile games

Having spent six years at King, starting the company’s mobile games team and managing the team that launched Candy Crush Saga, the mobile gaming space remains a passion of mine. With so many gaming successes coming out of Europe and our friends at Small Giant Games recently being acquired Zynga at a valuation of $700m, this passion is shared by the EQT Ventures team. Today, EQT Ventures is happy to announce its investment in another stellar mobile gaming company - WarDucks - and here's why we decided to invest...

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Lars Jörnow › 

Advice and how to

Start-ups, take a lead on diversity (part 2)

Who is responsible for diversity? The correct answer is everyone has a responsibility, but if you’re a person of power in an organisation, such as a founder or member of the management team, you have the greatest likelihood of creating a diverse organisation. Achieving diverse and thriving workplaces is a learning process and in her second post on this topic venture lead Indra Sharma shares her tips on how to get there...

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Indra Sharma › 

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