Italian start up Interactive Project received its second funding round for 300k euros by LVenture Group, an investment company listed on the Italian Stock Exchange, and by Regione Lazio investment veichle, Finanziaria laziale di sviluppo, Filas (through its Por Fesr I.3 fund) (download here the Italian press release).
Both LVenture and Filas funded Interactive Project’s first round too in December 2012. Then they invested 400k euros for a 24 pct stake together with Stefano Pighini, a business angel who is also chairman at LVenture.
Interactive Project is an Italian start up active in the mobile gaming sector. It is a leading developer and publisher of cross-platform and cross-device games about motor-sports. More in detail, the company developed and launched two versions of MyGPTeam game which counts more than 50k registred users in the world.
MyGPTeam Turbo allows the casual gamer to start a managerial career in the world of car sports inspired by Formula 1. With MyGPTeam Turbo in just a few minutes the player can choose the circuit and the race strategy and enter a race-room to challenge other online players in short races. MyGPTeam Career is instread a managerial game for hardcore Formula 1 fans played by more than 60,000 players worldwide. MyGPTeam Career is the perfect game for online players as well as motorsport fans who dream to manage any aspect of a racing team and compete with other real players from all over the world.
Soon will be published a thrid game, OverVolt: crazy slot cars, which allows gamers to run with miniature cars on funny and crazy tracks. This game will be available exclusively on Windows Phone Store and it has been financed with a grant by Microsoft and Nokia as part of the program AppCampus.