Heyzap Raises $4.3 Million From Union Square and Qualcomm

Posted Jan 5, 2013

Heyzap is a company that has built a social platform for mobile games that has raised $4.3 million in Series B funding.  This round of funding was from Union Square Ventures and Qualcomm.  Union Square is an existing investor in Heyzap.

Heyzap spun out of Y Combinator and started out as an Adobe Flash gaming company.  The company started to focus on mobile gaming.  The company built player leaderboards and achievements.  Heyzap has around 9 million registered users.

Heyzap co-founder Jude Gomila said that the company will use the funding to hire more engineers and salespeople.  Heyzap has raised a total of $8 million.