HTML5 Games Developer Leiyoo Raises Funding From Innovation Works, WI Harper Group

Leiyoo, a Chinese developer of HTML5 mobile and browser-based games, has raised an undisclosed amount of capital in a Series A funding round led by VC firm WI Harper Group and joined by the recently established Innovation Works Development Fund.

Leiyoo, which is headquartered in the Chaoyang district in Beijing, says it owns ‘key patents’ in HTML5 development, specializing in online games for mobile devices based on the standard.

The company offers both game developers and players multiple services, and is currently developing a platform for games and gaming social networks based on HTML5, dubbed “Duopao”.

Leiyoo also co-founded the first open organization in China that promotes the growth and usage of HTML5 alongside Google, Shanda, Tencent and other enterprises and developers.

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