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Stage

Seed VC - II | Alive

Total Raised

$4.75M

Last Raised

$3M | 4 yrs ago

About Taunt

Heroic Data, dba Taunt, is a social competition platform for eSports fans, which uses data and machine learning to create companion experiences for fans watching broadcasts.

Taunt Headquarter Location

240 2nd Ave S #300

Seattle, Washington, 98104,

United States

206-202-2227

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Expert Collections containing Taunt

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Taunt is included in 2 Expert Collections, including Gaming.

G

Gaming

5,558 items

We define eSports as competitive gaming facilitated by electronic systems, in particular video games played on computers or consoles by professional gamers (though many do it as a hobby or pastime).

A

Artificial Intelligence

9,051 items

This collection includes startups selling AI SaaS, using AI algorithms to develop their core products, and those developing hardware to support AI workloads.

Taunt Patents

Taunt has filed 2 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Audio codecs
  • Broadcast engineering
  • Container formats
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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

1/23/2020

1/4/2022

Broadcast engineering, Video formats, Container formats, Audio codecs, Videotelephony

Grant

Application Date

1/23/2020

Grant Date

1/4/2022

Title

Related Topics

Broadcast engineering, Video formats, Container formats, Audio codecs, Videotelephony

Status

Grant

Latest Taunt News

Glu Mobile appoints new vice president and general manager

Sep 3, 2020

Industry veteran Jon David previously was CEO of Taunt and vice president of PopCap Studio Developer and publisher Glu Mobile has appointed Jon David as its new vice president and general manager. David is an industry veteran whose experience spans 20 years. Before joining Glu, he was CEO of Taunt, an esports company allowing viewers to take part in live challenges, predict match outcomes, and so on. While he was Taunt's CEO, the Seattle-based tech company raised $3 million in capital. Prior to that, David spent ten years at PopCap Games, first as vice president of social games and then, after the studio was acquired by EA , as vice president of PopCap Studio. During his time at PopCap he led the development of Bejeweled Blitz, and oversaw the popular Plants vs. Zombies franchise. David also was lead program manager at Microsoft for Xbox Live Arcade for five years. Mark van Ryswyk, executive vice president leading casual games at Glu, commented: "Jon joins Glu at an exciting time as we incubate the next generation of casual games for the organization. With his extensive background in creative direction and studio leadership, I look forward to partnering closely with Jon to accelerate that mission." Earlier this year, Glu reported strong Q4 2019 results , with income exceeding $10.8 million, compared to a $1.3 million loss for the same quarter in 2018.

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  • Where is Taunt's headquarters?

    Taunt's headquarters is located at 240 2nd Ave S, Seattle.

  • What is Taunt's latest funding round?

    Taunt's latest funding round is Seed VC - II.

  • How much did Taunt raise?

    Taunt raised a total of $4.75M.

  • Who are the investors of Taunt?

    Investors of Taunt include Cercano Management, Foundry Group, CRCM Ventures, PSL Ventures, Geoff Entress and 4 more.

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