|Founder||Henry Fong, James Lalonde|
|Services||Publisher of video games|
Yodo1 is a mobile game publisher based in Beijing, China. The company publishes games in China and international markets. It was founded by James Lalonde and Henry Fong. Fong serves as CEO. Yodo1 has co-developed games with Hipster Whale, Featherweight, ZeptoLab, XMG Studio, Defiant Development and HandyGames.
Yodo1 closed $2 million in seed funding from Chang You Fund in June 2012. In August 2012, Yodo1 partnered with HandyGames, a German mobile games developer and publisher, to introduce games to the Chinese market.
Yodo1 raised $11 million in Series B financing in December 2013. GGV Capital led the funding round and had participation from SingTel Innov8, Pavilion Capital and Iris Capital. This was the company's second funding round and raised its total funding to $18 million.
Over the years, Yodo1 has released a number of notable titles in both the Chinese and Global Market:
Crossy Road (Android and Windows Phone) - Developed by Hipster Whale
Rodeo Stampede (Android) - Developed by Featherweight Games
League of Stickmen (iOS) - Developed by DreamSky
OMGTD (iOS and Android)
Sniper 3D Assassin: Shoot to Kill (Windows Phone) - Developed by Fun Games for Free
Mega Jump 2 (Android) - Developed by Get Set Games
Infinity Wars (Steam) - Developed by Lightmare Studios
Hand of Fate (Windows PC) - Developed by Defiant Development
Ski Safari 1 & 2 - Developed by Defiant Development and Sleepy Zs
Cut the Rope 1 & 2 - Developed by ZeptoLab
Crossy Road - Developed by Hipster Whale
Rodeo Stampede - Developed by Featherweight Games
Sniper 3D Assassin: Shoot to Kill - Developed by Fun Games For Free
Hero Academy - Developed by Robot Entertainment
The Battle Cats - Developed by Ponos
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