Live Gamer raises $8.5 million in funding
Online payment platform to continue expansion and build on acquisitions
The online marketplace Live Gamer has raised $8.5 million in funding, TechCrunch reports.
The new investment comes from Charles River Ventures and Kodiak venture Partners, and takes its total investment to date to $30 million.
The company offers a range of e-commerce services, based around micro-transactions and the sale of virtual goods, to a network of around 48 million users.
In July, Live Gamer expanded its capabilities with the acquisition of the ad network GameDNA and the "engagement advertising platform" BrandPort.