Indian streaming platform Loco raises $9m in seed round

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by James Batchelor

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Loco, a games-centric livestreaming platform in India, has completed a seed round of funding, raising $9 million.

The platform launched in early 2020, and aims to be the Twitch-like home of India’s gaming livestreams.

It was founded by Anirudh and Ashwin Suresh, co-founders of digital entertainment company Pocket Aces. GamesBeat reports the pair will now take charge of Loco while fellow co-founder Aditi Shrivastava will continue to run Pocket Aces.

The funding round was led by Krafton, the South Korean games firm that runs PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, and Lumikai, India’s first fund for games and interactive media.

Other investors included Hiro Capital,

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