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Epic Games
Cary, NC
United States

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KANDO id: 1048268

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Overview

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is an American company founded by CEO Tim Sweeney. The company is headquartered in Cary, North Carolina and has more than 40 offices worldwide. Today Epic is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content.



Funding rounds

Private Equity USD 2,000,000,000


USD 2,000,000,000 ( ) at USD 31,500,000,000 pre-money valuation
Funds "towards scaling Epic Games’ Metaverse plans".

Profile Country Notes
Kirkbi Kirk Kristiansen family's private holding and investment company founded to build a sustainable future for the family ownership of the LEGO brand. USD 1,000,000,000 (USD 1,000,000,000) Initial investment. Led the round.
Sony Corp of America USD 1,000,000,000 (USD 1,000,000,000) Initial investment. Led the round.

Profile Country Notes
The Venture Reality Fund LLC (VR Fund), (VRF) Venture capital fund focused on immersive, spatial, and intelligent computing for consumer and enterprise. Initial investment.

Top investment portfolio themes
gaming (3)  
metaverse (1)  
music (1)  

Actual initial investment stage
Venture (1)
Grant (1)

Investment activity status
Active investor

Selected investments

Displaying 1 - 5 of 5
Profile Country Date Funding
Bandcamp Independent online store and music platform Acquisition Initial investment led the round
Manticore Games Venture Initial investment led the round
Manticore Games Series C Follow-on investment
Sketchfab Inc The place to publish and find 3D models. Acquisition Initial investment led the round
VirtualFlow Inc Grant Initial investment

Current team

Employee Position
[node:title] photo Tim Sweeney (founder)

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