Riot Games Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2006

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 4,500


  • Latest Deal Type
  • 2ndary - Private

Riot Games General Information


Developer of an online gaming platform designed to offer digital video games. The company's platform focuses on developing competitive player-versus-player online games, enabling gamers to evolve and improve their gaming experience.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Entertainment Software
Other Industries
Movies, Music and Entertainment
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 12333 West Olympic Boulevard
  • Los Angeles, CA 90064
  • United States
+1 (424) 000-0000

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Riot Games Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
7. Secondary Transaction - Private 18-Jun-2022 000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC 01-Dec-2018 000 000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Secondary Transaction - Private 17-Dec-2015 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Merger/Acquisition 04-Feb-2011 00000 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC 09-Sep-2009 000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series B) 11-Jul-2008 $7M $9.2M 0000 Completed Startup
1. Early Stage VC (Series A) 15-Nov-2006 $2.25M $2.25M 00.000 Completed Startup
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Riot Games Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series B 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 00.000
Series A1 000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series A 1,047,300 $0.000100 $1.48 $1.48 1x $1.48 14.17%
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Riot Games Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Entertainment Software
Los Angeles, CA
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Skovde, Sweden
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Riot Games Competitors (7)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Coffee Stain Studios Formerly VC-backed Skovde, Sweden 00 000000&0
zGames Corporation Houston, TX 00
Avalanche Studios Corporate Backed or Acquired Stockholm, Sweden 000 000.00 000000&0 000.00
Starbreeze Corporation Stockholm, Sweden 000 000.00 000000000 000.00
Belka Games Formerly VC-backed Limassol, Cyprus 000 000000&0
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Riot Games Executive Team (25)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
A. Dylan Jadeja President & Incoming CEO
Mark Sottosanti Chief Financial Officer
Derek DeFields Chief Technology Officer
Emily Winkle Chief People Officer
Alexander Davis Director of Corporate Finance
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Riot Games Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
Brandon Beck Riot Games Co-Founder & Chairman 000 0000
Marc Merrill Riot Games Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Product Officer 000 0000
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Riot Games Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Riot Games Former Investors (10)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Aakash Ranavat Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Benchmark (San Francisco) Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Bradley Schwartz Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Derek Norton Angel (individual) Minority 000 0000 000000 0
East Gate Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Riot Games Investments & Acquisitions (37)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
GRID (Media and Information Services (B2B)) 30-Nov-2023 00000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B) 0000 0000
Forge (Entertainment Software) 18-Oct-2023 0000 00000 0000 Entertainment Software
Wicked Saints 13-Sep-2023 0000 00000 00.00 Entertainment Software
Seeker Entertainment 27-Jul-2023 00000 0000 00.00 Entertainment Software
Stoke Games 13-Apr-2023 Seed Round 00.00 Entertainment Software
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Riot Games Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Hypixel Studios Entertainment Software Londonderry, United Kingdom 2018
Jolly Company Entertainment Software Austin, TX 0000
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Riot Games Exits (3)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Gamelynx 18-May-2018 00000 00000 00 00.00 Completed
  • 9 buyers
Blitz (Information Services) 04-Nov-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Completed
  • 9 buyers
Curse 06-Jul-2015 Later Stage VC 0000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
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Riot Games FAQs

  • When was Riot Games founded?

    Riot Games was founded in 2006.

  • Who is the founder of Riot Games?

    Marc Merrill and Brandon Beck are the founders of Riot Games.

  • Where is Riot Games headquartered?

    Riot Games is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

  • What is the size of Riot Games?

    Riot Games has 4,500 total employees.

  • What industry is Riot Games in?

    Riot Games’s primary industry is Entertainment Software.

  • Is Riot Games a private or public company?

    Riot Games is a Private company.

  • What is Riot Games’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Riot Games is 000000.

  • How much funding has Riot Games raised over time?

    Riot Games has raised $6M.

  • Who are Riot Games’s investors?

    Aakash Ranavat, Benchmark (San Francisco), Bradley Schwartz, Derek Norton, and East Gate Partners are 5 of 10 investors who have invested in Riot Games.

  • Who are Riot Games’s competitors?

    Coffee Stain Studios, zGames, Avalanche Studios, Starbreeze, and Belka Games are some of the 7 competitors of Riot Games.

  • When was Riot Games acquired?

    Riot Games was acquired on 18-Jun-2022.

  • Who acquired Riot Games?

    Riot Games was acquired by Tencent Holdings.

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