Rusk Media Raises $9.5m for Blockchain-Based UGC Gaming

Indian-based digital entertainment startup Rusk Media has pulled the sum of $9.5 million in a Series A extension funding round.

The startup revealed that the funding round enjoined participation from existing investors InfoEdge Ventures (IEV), Mistry Ventures, and Survam Partners participating in the round. The funding round was led by Seoul-based DAOL Investment and Audacity Ventures.

While not a traditional blockchain gaming startup, Rusk Media has plans to develop a user-generated content (UGC) social gaming platform using the new capital. Mega-firms like Roblox are currently popularizing the UGC gaming platform, and it has started gaining traction amongst children within the age group of 8–14-year-olds in the US and Southeast Asia.