Another company dedicated to experiences for arcades that obtains a cash flow from several venture capital companies, one of them being partially owned by SEGA.
An American start-up based in Santa Monica has received a capital injection of $ 2.7 million this week from 5 different sources dedicated to funding, according to Variety. It would be the companies Canal Venture, Mizuho Capital, Tokyu Recreations and SEGA SAMMY Holdings, the latter being co-owned by SEGA, which reached another agreement with a similar project recently. Tyffon it is based in California, but opened its Tyffonium in Tokyo, where they offer the public the two playable VR experiences they have developed: Corridor and Fluctuation.
The American company plans to open two more facilities: one in Tokyo in November and another later in Los Angeles. And, since they managed to participate in the Disney Accelerator program that helps young entrepreneurs to launch their projects, they have raised a total of more than 4 million dollars in third-party investments.