Bossa Studios

Bossa Studios co-founders

Skype founder invests in London gaming firm Bossa

Bossa Studios has closed a £7.5m Series A funding round led by Niklas Zennstrom's technology investment firm Atomico.

Bossa Studios has secured £7.5m in a Series A funding round led by Atomico and existing investors London Venture Partners.

The successful gaming firm previously developed hit games such as Surgeon Simulator and I am Bread.

It’s founders, Imre Jele, Roberta Lucca and Henrique Olifiers, also played a huge role in the success of Runescape, one of the most popular MMO games in history.

In a statement, Atomico said: “While mobile gaming has enjoyed a meteoric rise, we’re now also seeing a renaissance in groundbreaking PC gaming, and in particular in independent PC games studios. 

“Worlds Adrift is setting new standards of ambition and creativity, and we’re thrilled to announce we’re leading a US$10m Series A investment in Worlds Adrift’s developer, BAFTA-winning, London-based Bossa Studios.

“We’re excited to partner with Bossa as they take gamers to new universes, and look forward to working with their impressive team.”