Raptr Gaming Social Network Launches

Posted Sep 4, 2008

Raptr is a company that produces games for social networks. Raptr launched today and also disclosed that they have raised $12 million from Accel Partners and The Founders Fund this past February. Raptr is based in Mountain View, Calif.

Raptr tracks what games users on playing on PCs, Macs, and on social networks. Raptr alerts the user’s friends when they start playing a game and when a game is about to start.

Raptr was started by Dennis Fong. Fong sold Xfire, a social network for gamers to Viacom for $102 million two years ago.