Lurkit Raises USD2.7M in Seed Funding

Sam Niskanen and Tom Niskanen
Sam Niskanen and Tom Niskanen

Lurkit, a Linköping and Stockholm, Sweden-based gaming influencer marketing platform, raised 2.7m USD in a seed funding.

Backers included VOID Interactive and Behold Ventures.

The company intends to use the funds to expand operations and its business reach.

Founded as a project by brothers Sam and Tom Niskanen in 2015, Lurkit provides a platform that is empowering gaming companies to get real-time and actionable insights on the social performance of their games. The tech platform algorithmically analyzes and presents data of more than 150.000 games and millions of live streaming and video views on Twitch and YouTube continuously. Now the company is launching Quests™, a new software suite that enables paid sponsorships between live streamers and gaming companies at scale.

Over 800 gaming companies, studios and publishers are using the platform.

Lurkit currently employs 18 talents.