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About the Company
Bunch is building the home for gamers in the metaverse where they party up and jump into their favorite games. Our developer platform allows game developers to integrate our party functionality into their own games while tapping into the community of players on Bunch.
Our team is based in New York, San Francisco, Toronto and Waterloo and comes from companies like Meta, Google and Kik, bringing together the DNA of building large scale social networks, developer platforms, games and blockchain applications. Founded in 2017, Bunch is backed by notable investors like General Catalyst, LVP - and many of the largest game companies including Electronic Arts, Take-Two Interactive, Ubisoft, Krafton, Supercell, Riot, Miniclip, Tencent and COLOPL
- web site: http://www.bunch.live/
- instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bunchverse/
- twitter: https://twitter.com/bunchverse
Laura Weir & Sibel Sunar
Logo and Branding
You can grab our logo from below or download the .zip file below for various versions.
Below you can find gameplay video from Bunch 2.0 where players can party up in a Bunch room, pick and launch a game to play together right away. You can also see a glimpse of Bunch spaces where designed for friends, teams and communities.
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You can find GIFs and images from Bunch 2.0 gameplay below
Bunch Overlay allows players to voice and video chat with their party natively inside their favorite games. Below are examples of Bunch Overlay running on one of our own games, Mars Dash that has integrated our developer platform Bunch Party KIT.
Selcuk Atli CEO and co-founder Previously founded SocialWire (acq. by Rakuten) and Boostable (acq. by Metric), Venture Partner at 500 Startups. Fulbright Scholar, Endeavor Entrepreneur and Fortune 40 under 40.
Jason Liang co-founder and CTO Most recently senior mobile developer at Google. Prior to that founding team at Wag and senior software engineer at Pivotal Labs.
Helen Poon Director of Engineering Built and ran engineering teams at Kik, TextNow and OpenText where she managed large scale backend systems for social and telecommunications apps. Panel speaker at Girl Geek Dinner and Women Impact Tech.
Hassan Waheed Head of Product Previously held Product leadership roles at Carta, Kik and Zynga. Launched Kin Token to 2M+ users, making Kik the first mainstream application to integrate a cryptocurrency
Guy Cross Head of Partnerships
Most recently head of games partnerships for the Americas and global strategy lead for gaming video at Meta. Built developer and creator ecosystems from the ground up at Meta, Salesforce and Oracle.
Jakub Pudelek Head of Developer platform
Most recently global lead of partner engineering teams for Payments and Games platform at Meta. Prior to that held game development roles at Electronic Arts and Playfish.
Recent Press Coverage
Bunch 2.0 pivots to a social gaming metaverse
Did you miss a session from GamesBeat's latest event? Head over to the GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit & GamesBeat Summit: Into the Metaverse 2 On Demand page here. Bunch has pivoted from a social layer for games to a more expansive metaverse that aims to keep players coming back for longer times and to engage in commerce and more activities.
Is blockchain required for the metaverse?
People Selcuk Atli is CEO of mobile social games platform Bunch. Many view blockchain technology as one of the key building blocks of the metaverse. While many others are against the use of NFTs and blockchain in gaming, I think it's important to ask the question, "Is blockchain a required foundation for the metaverse?"
Social Gaming Startup Bunch Snags $20 Million Series A, Backing From Major Game Studios
What's everyone been up to in quarantine? Playing a lot of games on their phones, apparently. And that has meant boom times for Bunch, a Discord-like video chat app for multiplayer mobile games. Its number of monthly active users has grown 50 times over since March, reaching north of a million.
Group Video Chat Apps to Download While You're Social Distancing
If you're following federal advice and self-quarantining right now, good for you-you're doing your part to contain the COVID-19 pandemic that's spread rapidly across much of the world. You're also probably very bored, not to mention lonely.
These 5 Free Apps Help Friends Stay Connected During Quarantine
Self-isolation and quarantine are essential to reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, but it's no secret that days, weeks and months spent at home can get lonely and boring. Luckily, developers are stepping in with video and chat-based apps that digitally connect users to their friends, family and loved ones.
These 5 apps are up-and-comers with Gen Z, report says
A new report says five apps are becoming increasingly popular with Generation Z, the same group responsible for the rise of TikTok.
What We Learned From The Information's List of the 50 Most Promising Startups
If you've wondered what startups could become the Google, Microsoft or Salesforce of the 2020s or '30s, see our inaugural list of the 50 most promising tech startups that probably aren't yet on your radar screen. We included previously unreported financial data about the vast majority of them, ...
Bunch, the Discord for mobile games, raises $3.85M from Supercell, Tencent, Riot Games
Growing up, Selcuk Atli spent a good deal of his free time playing video games with his friends. And when I say with his friends, I mean actually with them. They're called LAN parties, where everyone brings over their consoles and the group gets to play together virtually and in real life, al...
Multiplayer Gaming App Bunch Closes $20M in Funding
Bunch, a party app for multiplayer games, has closed $20 million in Series A funding. Led by venture capital firm General Catalyst, investors include top game publishers and developers including Electronic Arts, Take-Two Interactive, Ubisoft and Riot Games.