(venturebeat.com) Angry Birds is a model of critical and financial success in the smartphone gaming market, and three of the Fins who helped make it that have left developer Rovio to start something of their own.
Developers Antti Stén, Tuomas Erikoinen and Ilkka Halila co-founded Boomlagoon in April 2012, and today they are announcing the official launch of the company after securing funding from investor Jari Ovaskainen and London Venture Partners.
“Boomlagoon has the skills, knowledge and industry experience required to develop world-class games,” Ovaskainen said in a statement. “They are on track for building a massive business franchise with a compelling pipeline of upcoming titles.”
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