Sole card-collecting game developer ProDrops secures $5 million initial investment from Playtika
~Initial investment from market leader in mobile games, entertainment and technology will allow ProDrops to accelerate game development and hire technologists~
TEL AVIV, Israel, May 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ProDrops, a developer of a unique collectible and collectible card game for the gaming and esports worlds, today announced a $5 million seeds investment from the market leader in mobile games, entertainment and technology, Playtika (NASDAQ: PLTK).
“The global gaming industry is growing tremendously, but it is still far from reaching its full potential,” says Omer Ziv, CEO of ProDrops. “The market is hungry for products that will enrich the traditional gaming industry, strengthen and deepen the ecosystem, and enable a more holistic experience. Prodrops fits perfectly into this space as we seek to improve the world of gaming for all – from streaming viewers to We are particularly excited about our collaboration with Playtika, the undisputed leader in the mobile gaming industry, and we look forward to leveraging their experience and expertise in the industry as we continue to develop and to expand ProDrops’ offering and capabilities.”
ProDrops was founded in 2021 by CEO, Omer Ziv, and Chief Technology Officer, Ido Perach. The investment, which is part of the company’s first round of funding, will allow the team to accelerate development of its Rocket League card collection add-on, which is supported by the Israeli plugin platform company game, Overwolf, and will officially launch in 2023. The funding will also allow ProDrops to develop additional games and triple its workforce by hiring highly skilled technologists and developers.
Eric RappsPlaytika’s Chief Strategy Officer, said, “Playtika is thrilled to lead ProDrops’ first round of funding and bring its in-game expertise to help Omer and Ido achieve their vision of creating the leading digital collectible product for the world of eSports. Omer and Ido are inspiring young entrepreneurs who exemplify Israel and the spirit of innovation in the gaming industry and we are happy to support them.”
ProDrops creates a trading card game for in-game influencers, to connect gamers to their idols off-social, out-of-stream and in-game. By doing this, ProDrops creates additional revenue streams for game content creators, and the esports the industry as a whole. ProDrops enables brands to offer their community and fan base a better, more rewarding gameplay experience and harness the collectibles trend to engage with fans on a deeper level.
ProDrops is a one-of-a-kind collectible and trading card game for the gaming and esports industries. ProDrops allows gamers to connect with their idols off-social, off-stream, and in-game, while creating additional revenue streams for gaming content creators and the esports industry as a whole.
With ProDrops, brands are able to provide their community and fanbase with a better and more rewarding gaming experience, and harness the collectibles trend to engage with their fans on a deeper level.