Unity Technologies

Unity Technologies Announces $181 Million Series C Led By DFJ Growth In a Valuation Of $1.5B

Unity Technologies, the largest game development platform for creating 2D, 3D, VR and AR games and experiences, today announced a $181 Million series C led by DFJ Growth and including China Investment Corporation, FreeS Fund, Thrive Capital and Max Levchin, joining existing investors that include Sequoia Capital and WestSummit Capital.According to the New York Times, this new round of investment will bring the company’s valuation around $1.5 billion. Barry Schuler, partner at DFJ Growth, will also take a seat on Unity’s board of directors and released the following statement:

“Unity’s platform has revolutionized the game industry by allowing any size studio from Indie to Triple-A to create beautiful and compelling games and experiences and monetize them with their advertising and analytics services. Now Unity is poised to accelerate the advance of AR/VR with their unique ‘write once/ publish many’ engine which allows studios to easily support all hardware platforms without having to attempt to choose a winner.”

“Unity’s platform has revolutionized the game industry by allowing any size studio from Indie to Triple-A to create beautiful and compelling games and experiences and monetize them with their advertising and analytics services,” said Barry Schuler, partner, DFJ Growth. “Now Unity is poised to accelerate the advance of AR/VR with their unique ‘write once/ publish many’ engine which allows studios to easily support all hardware platforms without having to attempt to choose a winner.”Unity was one of the first platforms to support the iPhone during the earliest days of the App Store back in 2008.

UNITY TECHNOLOGIES TOTAL FUNDING : 198.5M IN 4 ROUNDS : [ Via Venture Pulse Data ]

DateFunding AmountFunding RoundLead VC/Investor
Jul, 2016$181M Series CDFJ Growth
Apr, 2014undisclosed amountundisclosed
Jul, 2011$12MSeries BWestSummit Capital
Oct, 2009$5.5MSeries ASequoia Capital

UNITY TECHNOLOGIES ACQUISITION : (5) [ Via Venture Pulse Data ]

DateAcquiredAmount
Nov 18, 2015Engine Room GamesUnknown
Aug 20, 2014TsugiUnknown
Apr 16, 2014PlaynomicsUnknown
Mar 13, 2014ApplifierUnknown
Sep 28, 2011MécanimUnknown