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Niantic reportedly raising $200M at $3.9B valuation

  • Pokémon Go creator Niantic is raising a $200 million Series C at a valuation of $3.9 billion according to a report from Katie Roof at the WSJ.
  • The upcoming raise would bring the company’s total funding to $425 million according to Crunchbase.
  • Niantic’s last round was raised at a $3 billion valuation.
  • The gaming startup which has invested significantly in augmented reality technologies is also behind titles such as its recently updated Ingress title and an upcoming Harry Potter mobile game.
  • The company was founded as a startup within Google in 2010 and was spun out as its own entity in 2015, releasing its hit title Pokémon Go the next year.
  • The company is currently working on its next big augmented reality mobile title Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, aiming to create a proper follow-up hit that can capture the excitement of its Pokémon title.

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Internet Search Tips

  • Conferences are particularly complex bibliographically, so you may need to apply the same tricks as for page titles: drop parts, don’t fixate on the numbers, know that the authors or ISBN or ordering of title:subtitle can differ between sources, etc.
  • Another approach is to look up the listing for a journal issue, and find the paper by hand; sometimes papers are listed in the journal issue’s online Table of Contents, but just don’t appear in search engines.
  • In particularly insidious cases, a paper may be digitized & available - but lumped in with another paper due to error, or only as part of a catch-all file which contains the last 20 miscellaneous pages of an issue.
  • I broke my rule of thumb to host the 2 books (my mistake), which leaves only the 1 paper, which I think was a fluke.

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