Raptr Scores $15M

Raptr, the Mountain View, CA-based creator of a social platform for gamers, said today that it has collected $15 million in Series B funding, bringing its total venture cash to $27 million. DAG Ventures led the round, which also included new investor Tenaya Capital and existing investor Accel Partners. Founded in 2007 by gamer and serial entrepreneur Dennis Fong, Raptr allows video gamers to connect during games over multiple instant-messaging platforms and track their gaming exploits through online profiles. The company noted in today’s announcement that it had recently passed the six-million-member mark.

Wade Roush is a freelance science and technology journalist and the producer and host of the podcast Soonish. Follow @soonishpodcast

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