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About Backflip Studios

Backflip Studios develops and publishes mobile games for iOS and Android devices. The company's portfolio of games, which include franchises such as Paper Toss, DragonVale, NinJump, Ragdoll Blaster, and Army of Darkness Defense, have been downloaded over 300 million times and are played by more than 30 million active users per month.

Backflip Studios Headquarter Location

PO Box 7420

Boulder, Colorado, 80306,

United States

Latest Backflip Studios News

Graphic India Raises $5 Million Funding To Expand Its Operations

Jul 29, 2020

Graphic India, a Bangalore-based character entertainment company, has managed to raise $5 million funding round, led by US-based Liquid Comics. The company also witnessed the participation of Start Media LLC; Julian Farrior, co-founder of Backflip Studios; Mohandas Pai’s 3One4 Capital; Neeraj Bhargava, founder of Zodius Capital, among others. The funding will help the company to fast-track its mission of creating original Indian superheroes and character entertainment franchises. It is now looking to expand beyond digital comics and animation, into original mobile content, live-action TV/Film and VR/AR. ADVERTISEMENT In a statement, Sharad Devarajan, co-founder & CEO of Graphic India stated, In today’s media landscape, if the content is king, then the globally appealing multi-platform content is the god. Our mission at Graphic India is to create characters and stories that are uniquely Indian, but entertaining and inspiring to audiences around the world. India has the world’s largest youth population and its time it shared an equivalent portion of the annual multi-billion-dollar character entertainment industry. We believe the next JK Rowling, Steven Spielberg, Miyazaki or Stan Lee is here in this country, ready to transform the world with their stories. Graphic India was founded in 2012 by Sharad Devarajan, Suresh Seetharaman and Gotham Chopra. The startup is owned by U.S book company, Liquid Comics, CA Media LP, the Asian investment arm of The Chernin Group, LLC (TCG) and Start Media LLC. The company has successfully developed many characters including Shadow Tiger, Devi and the mighty Yeti, and has created content with leading icons from East and West, including Stan Lee, Amitabh Bachchan, Grant Morrison, S.S. Rajamouli, Arka Media Works among others. It will now focus on film, TV and web streaming deals while pushing its own subscription-based digital comic app. It will also look into games, merchandising and even augmented reality and virtual reality opportunities. It aims to bring Indian content, which is typically based on mythology, to international audiences across the world. Share this:

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