About London Venture Partners
London Venture Partners is a venture capital fund focused on the gaming sector. It invests in seed and early-stage companies in the online, mobile, social, and cloud game sectors, including technology and services B2B companies powering consumer game companies. It was founded by four executives from the video game industry.
Latest London Venture Partners News
Oct 17, 2023
Jam & Tea Studios recently announced that it had raised over $3m in seed funding to pioneer a new generation of multiplayer role-playing video games. This funding round was led by games sector expert London Venture Partners, with participation from Sisu Game Ventures and 1Up Ventures. The company was founded by games industry veterans J Aaron Farr, M Yichao, and T Carl Kwoh – who have experience from Riot Games, Wizards of the Coast, Phoenix Labs, Singularity 6, and more. And the company utilizes technological innovations in AI to create new game experiences that were previously impossible. Joining the founders are Sam Bong, COO; Jake Mott, Principal Designer; Max Shawabkeh, Gameplay Engineer; and Yudi Xue, ML Engineer. The team and the founders bring their past experiences working on titles like League of Legends, Guild Wars 2, Magic the Gathering, Rocket League, Fortnite, Warhammer 40k, Palia, and Dauntless. KEY QUOTES: “We started Jam & Tea Studios to make collaborative and uncompromisingly multiplayer games. We believe in the power of games to serve as a space for folks to form positive and playful social connections. We also are excited about games as a means to deliver truly novel and immersive experiences.” — Carl Kwoh, CEO and co-founder “We’re excited for what AI unlocks in terms of design space and new gameplay possibilities. While we’re confident there will be improvements to workflows, we are far more focused on using AI to unlock game experiences folks have never seen before.” — Aaron Farr, CTO and co-founder “I’m most excited for the new creative possibilities AI-powered tools can unleash for our designers and artists. As the volume of generated content grows with easier-to-use AI tools, the need for human innovation will grow as well. If you’re a game developer and a creative who is excited to explore new frontiers of possibilities, making the games we only dreamed of as kids, we’d love to hear from you.” — M Yichao, CCO and co-founder “We are convinced that new delightful and fun game features and formats will be born in the coming years as AI matures and gets integrated into game development and operations, so when we met Jam & Tea we immediately wanted to join them on this journey. Their clarity of vision and experience puts them in a perfect position to uncover this potential.” — Are Mack Growen, General Partner at LVP, who will also join the board Trending on Pulse 2.0
London Venture Partners Investments
London Venture Partners has made 72 investments. Their latest investment was in Element451 as part of their Series B - II on October 30, 2023.
London Venture Partners Investments Activity
Series B - II
Jam & Tea Studios
Look North World
London Venture Partners Fund History
3 Fund Histories
London Venture Partners has 3 funds, including LVP Seed Fund III.
London Venture Partners Team
6 Team Members
London Venture Partners has 6 team members, including current Founder, General Partner, David P. Gardner.