POKKT Raises Seed Funding

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POKKT, an India-based platform for game developers who want to earn revenue through ways outside of virtual currency transactions, raised a seed round of funding led by Singapore’s early-stage fund Jungle Ventures. Also participating in the round is Samir Bangara, who is a co-founder and managing director of Qyuki Digital Media and the former managing director of digital media for Disney UTV. The startup recently graduated out of Indian accelerator GSF’s first batch of companies. POKKT — pronounced “pocket” — has a model that is reminiscent of TrialPay or Tapjoy. They give mobile phone users other ways of paying for goods and services instead of through virtual currency transactions. But because they focus on the Indian market, they differ in a number of ways. For one, they have to support feature…
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