Yomi Games, a Singapore-based blockchain gaming studio, raised $2M in Seed funding.
Backers included Hypersphere Ventures, Infinity Ventures Crypto (IVC), Sfermion, Cultur3 Capital, Maveron, Momentum 6, Taureon, Kevin Lin, Dan Dinh, Thomas Vu, Alex Chung, Dan Sommer, Mike Ouye, Don Ho, Hubert Thieblot, and Jeff Kuan.
The company plans to publish multiple crypto mobile game titles, across a variety of casual genres, that appeal broadly to mainstream audiences and act as a gateway to gamers new to crypto and NFTs.
Led by CEO Pavan Katepalli, Yomi Games is a blockchain gaming studio advancing social Play-and-Earn video games targeted at casual audiences. The developer recently launched its first non-fungible token (NFT) collection, Oni Squad, and an accompanying mini-game, Oni Mansion. The Oni Squad collection consists of 6,666 hand-drawn generative Onis (ghosts) that were also playable assets in Oni Mansion.