Hortor Soft, the developer of Crazy Guess Figure, reportedly has secured $2.50 million yuan of Series A financing from Qiming Venture Partners.(in Chinese) The angel round was from ZhenFund and K2 Ventures.
Hortor Soft develops mobile games and apps. The company’s flagship apps include Crazy Guess Figure, Fashion Assistant and Digital Fair.
Crazy Guess Figure, a picture guessing game (see below) became popular in the WeChat friends community without promotion activities on traditional gaming platforms. After that it rolled out Crazy Love Song, a song guessing game, on the WeChat platform, according to the report.
The company’s CEO Cao Xiaogang said in an interview that Hortor has stocked up several social games, waiting for the optimal market timing to release. Qiming Venture is bullish on its game development capability.