Valiant Game Studio has secured new funding and brought games industry veteran Susana Meza Graham onboard as the newest member of company’s advisory board.
The Stockholm-based studio, best known for their episodic adventure game (and NGDC Season III finalist) Pendula Swing, raised 202K EUR (2.1M SEK) in seed funding from Advenimus, Red Dawn Ventures, Haflo and previous investors.
Check out the Pendula Swing trailer:
Susana Meza Graham, former Paradox Interactive COO, now joins Chris Avellone (narrative designer with credits including Pillars of Eternity, Planescape: Torment, Divinity: Original Sin II and the Fallout series), Jason Hayes (music director on titles including Warcraft, World of Warcraft and League of Legends) and Armin Ibrisagic (designer and marketing expert behind the Goat Simulator series) on Valiant’s advisory board.
“We are very happy to secure funding that ensures the delivery and successful release of our planned portfolio in 2019,” says Valiant Game Studio CEO and creative director Anna Jenelius. “Combined with Susana’s impressive experience in branding, publishing, marketing & PR, this investment places us in an excellent position to ensure success for our upcoming releases.”
“Having been a part of the Swedish games industry for almost 15 years now, I am excited to continue supporting its healthy growth,” says Susana Meza Graham. “Valiant Game Studio shares my views on how to treat invested capital, they have an interesting business idea ready to launch and plans to scale even further. Having interacted with two of the founders previously, I am very confident that this team has what it takes to succeed.”
Learn more about Valiant Game Studio and Pendula Swing at valiant.se.