Mobile game developer Gamerizon, best known for its popular Chop Chop
series, has received $5 million in a round of funding as a means of expanding its operations.
The Montreal-based studio closed the investment round this morning, led by venture firms Vanedge Capital and iNovia Capital.
The funding will allow the company to expands its employee base with 100 new hires over the next two years, while also improving the scope of its game offerings.
Alex Sakiz, CEO at Gamerizon, explained in a statement, "We're extremely proud to be associated with such quality investment firms as Vanedge and iNovia as we scale up operations and leverage our Chop Chop
franchise over numerous social and mobile platforms including Facebook, iOS, Android and Windows Mobile."
"They bring phenomenal gaming expertise and are established leaders in digital investments," he added.